The index is based on telephone and face-to-face interviews, over two out of three people worldwide said in 2018 that they feel safe walking alone at night where they live (69%) and have confidence in their local police (68%).
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MENA had the highest unemployment rate of all regions in 2012, at 19%
Gallup Poll numbers showed dramatic drop in confidence in both government and elections