The following are the publicly available datasets from Pew Research Center’s nationally representative American Trends Panel. For more information on the panel, please see our American Trends Panel overview.

A codebook for demographic profile variables and general instructions for working with American Trends Panel data can be downloaded here.

For questions or information about downloading our datasets, contact us at info@pewresearch.org.

Wave 1
Field dates: March 9, 2014 – April 29, 2014
Topic(s): Media consumption

Wave 2
There is no Wave 2. Between Waves 1 and 3, a phone outreach was conducted with adults who had agreed to join but had not yet taken a panel survey.

Wave 3
Field dates: April 29, 2014 – May 27, 2014
Topics: Personality politics

Wave 4
Field dates: May 30, 2014 – June 30, 2014
Topic(s): Religion and technology

Wave 5
Field dates: July 7, 2014 – Aug. 4, 2014
Topic(s): Randomized survey mode experiment

Wave 6
Field dates: Aug. 11, 2014 – Sept. 3, 2014
Topic(s): Religion, science, knowledge

Wave 7
Field dates: Sept. 9, 2014 – Oct. 3, 2014
Topic(s): 2014 midterm pre-election

Wave 8.5
Field dates: Nov. 10, 2014 – Nov. 16, 2014
Topic(s): Experience sampling study on smartphone use in the U.S.

Wave 9
Field dates: Nov. 17, 2014 – Dec. 15, 2014
Topic(s): 2014 midterm post-election, views of open data/open government

Wave 10
Field dates: March 16, 2015 – April 6, 2015
Topic(s): Political knowledge, immigration

Wave 13
Field dates: Nov. 24, 2015 – Dec. 21, 2015
Topic(s): Digital economy, U.S. political items

Wave 14
Field dates: Jan. 12, 2016 – Feb. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Social media use, U.S. political items

Wave 14.5
Field dates: Feb. 24, 2016 – March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Experience sampling study on media news consumption

Wave 15
Field dates: March 1, 2016 – March 28, 2016
Topic(s): Human enhancement, political antipathy, U.S. political items

Wave 16
Field dates: April 5, 2016 – May 2, 2016
Topic(s): Human enhancement, political antipathy, U.S. political items, grandparents

Wave 17
Field dates: May 10, 2016 – June, 6, 2016
Topic(s):  Science in everyday life, U.S. political items

Wave 18
Field dates: June 7, 2016 – July 5, 2016
Topic(s): Politics pre-election, U.S. political items, journalism, religion items

Wave 19
Field dates: July 7, 2016 – Aug. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Social media politics, U.S. political items

Wave 20
Field dates: Aug 22, 2016 – Sept. 12, 2016
Topic(s): Religious freedom, Evangelical identification, police, politics post convention

Wave 21
Field dates: Sept. 27, 2016 – Oct. 10, 2016
Topic(s): U.S. political items, 2016 election (post-debate #1)

Wave 22
Field dates: Oct. 25, 2016 – Nov. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Pre-2016 election political poll

Wave 23
Field dates: Nov. 29, 2016 – Dec. 12, 2016
Topic(s): Post-2016 election political poll

Wave 24
Field dates: Jan. 9, 2017 – Jan. 23, 2017
Topic(s): Cyber harassment, religion “feeling” thermometers

Wave 24.5
Field dates: Feb. 28, 2017 – March 12, 2017
Topic(s): Randomized survey mode experiment

Wave 25
Field dates: March 13, 2017 – March 27, 2017
Topic(s): Guns, online harassment, news and social media attitudes, election forecasts

Wave 26
Field dates: April 4, 2017 – April 18, 2017
Topic(s): Guns

Wave 27
Field dates: May 1 – May 15, 2017
Topic(s): Automatic and driverless vehicles