Data & resources
We created the World Risk Poll to improve understanding of people’s experience of risk, and to learn what they worry about.
Work with us to turn insight into action
Our aim is to help governments, regulators, inter-governmental bodies, businesses, NGOS, communities, and researchers use the findings from the 2021 World Risk Poll to inform and target policies and interventions that save lives and help people feel safer.
We will also use the Poll to encourage other organisations to partner with us to create programmes and initiatives that help tackle the issues raised.
In this section you can find the 2021 World Risk Poll reports, supporting resources, and the full survey dataset on which they are based, which are free to download for further analyses. You are welcome to use this data, providing you reference ‘Lloyd’s Register Foundation (2022) 2021 World Risk Poll [Data set] available at https://wrp.lrfoundation.org.uk/data-resources.’
If you do use the data, then please tell us by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
This way we can measure the impact of the Poll more accurately.
World Risk Poll 2021 – Report 1:
A Changed World? Perceptions and experiences of risk in the Covid age
Read the first World Risk Poll 2021 report with a wide range of charts and tables summarising the Poll’s findings on how global perception and experience of risk has changed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
World Risk Poll 2021:
Explore the data with our interactive tool, which enables quick and easy filtering, comparisons, and data export. Alternatively, download the full underlying dataset and data dictionary to explore and analyse the data in your own way.
Mapping Risk & Talking Risk
Developed to support the development of the inaugural 2019 World Risk Poll, Mapping Risk reviews pre-existing global data sources on safety and risk, while Talking Risk details the cognitive testing process that took place to help develop the Poll questionnaire.
UK Data Service
The 2021 World Risk Poll data set is also available via the UK Data Service.
The UK Data Service provides access to high-quality local, regional, national, and international social and economic data. The service specifies how to formally cite the World Risk Poll and includes a unique Digital Object Identifier to support citation.
A world of risk: country overviews
Explore the everyday risks people face in different countries