Spur Projects, an Australian organization focusing on suicide prevention, has published the data from its “How Is the World Feeling?” mental health survey. This survey gathered data about people’s emotional well-being, including emotions such as “happy,” “anxious,” and “powerful,” as well as demographic information about participants, such as employment status and sexual orientation. Spur Projects conducted the survey from October 10-16, 2016, and received responses from 10,144 people from 104 countries.
Tracking How the World is Feeling
Joshua New is a policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.