The Wellcome Trust Global Monitor was an add-on to the Gallup World Poll in 2018 and 2020 to measure global attitudes to science and health. Covers between 120,000-140,000 respondents in 113 countries representing more than 90% of the global population aged 15+. Repeated topics include: Trust in science and health professionals; trust in neighbors; trust in major institutions; inclusion of benefits of science; religion and science; jobs and science; perceived knowledge of science; confidence in hospitals.
2018 Focus Areas: Trust in sources of information about health or medicine; attitudes about vaccines; recently sought information about health/science; interest in learning more about science and health.
2020 Focus Areas: Mental health (anxiety or depression*); global perceptions of the importance of mental health for overall wellbeing; global perceptions of the role of science in finding solutions to anxiety or depression; how people around the world who have experienced anxiety or depression manage these problems; use of social media and seeking health-related information on social media; national leaders valuing science/scientists’ opinions; climate change; COVID-19.
- Series - completed
- Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivorie, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgz Republic (Kyrgyzstan), Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Multinational/Crossnational, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikstan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
- Wellcome Trust Global Monitor (2018, 2020)
- Series - completed