GFS RECRUIT Information and FAQs
GFS RECRUIT Information
This Global Well-Being Study will be unprecedented in its ability to offer insights into the consequences and determining factors of well-being throughout the world. You would be part of more than 240,000 participants from 22 countries. Will you please join this extremely important research study?
Your participation in this study will enable the world to understand better what causes high levels of well-being, and what prevents people from flourishing. Your participation will have far reaching impact. Will you please join this extremely important study?
We can assure you that, as an individual, all of your responses will be held confidential by Gallup. Your responses will be grouped with others and will only be reported as statistics.
We will request your participation in no more than one or two short surveys per year for the next few years.
We will request your participation in no more than one or two short surveys per year. The global well-being survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete, but could be a little shorter or a little longer for some people.
Our participants really enjoy having the opportunity to voice their opinions and make a difference. We think you would make a great member of the Global Well-Being Study!
Frequently Asked Questions
More than 240,000 participants from 22 countries will participate in this study. The panel will include individuals from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, the Philippines, Poland, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Your household was selected at random, your opinions and behaviors represent other households across your country. Because you were recruited at random, you represent the voice of thousands of people like you from country X. To make sure we have a good cross section of the country, it is important that each household we reach participates.
You will be a part of a select group of people and your opinions will be heard by leaders, policy makers, and others just like you. This is a chance for you to make a difference because your opinions will help shape the decisions made by leaders across the globe.
No, we will not.
This research project is led by Gallup and researchers at Harvard University and Baylor University.
There will be studies publicly available after a couple years of data have been gathered
Yes - You will become part of a panel and will be incentivised to take part in future surveys.
The topics will include well-being, health, and religion.
Will you ask me sensitive questions (or inappropriate questions)? What if I don’t want to answer all of your questions?
Different questions are sensitive to different people. We do not anticipate asking inappropriate questions but if we do ask you a sensitive question Gallup respects your right not to answer.
We will request your participation in no more than one or two short surveys per year for the next few years. We may contact you a few additional times during the year to keep your contact information current.
We still want you to be part of our Global Well-Being Study. We will attempt to contact you over a period of a few weeks. If we happen to miss you we will try again with the next survey. Your participation in the 1-2 short surveys per year is very important to our research.
The Global Well-Being survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete, but could be a little shorter or a little longer for some people.
We will never release your personal information or release results in a way that would make it easy for someone to identify you. We work very hard to protect the privacy of your responses and any personal information that can identify you will be removed from the data before sharing the results.
We will hold your contact information so long as you remain a study participant.
No. Our study participants are randomly chosen, and we do not allow anyone to voluntarily join. This ensures that our study is made up of a cross-section of people representing diverse backgrounds.