From teleportation to robot servants: Americans’ predictions and dreams for the future
Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don’t agree on what will or won’t come to pass.
7 key findings about stay-at-home moms
The share of mothers who do not work outside the home has risen over the past decade, reversing a long-term decline in stay-at-home mothers.
What would you name today’s youngest generation of Americans?
Generations typically span about 20 years, so the oldest Millennials, now 33, may not have much in common with today’s very youngest Americans.
Americans increasingly view the internet, cellphones as essential
Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions.
6 key findings about going to college
College-educated millennials are outperforming their less-educated peers on virtually every economic measure, and the gap between the two groups has only grown over time.
There’s more to the story of the shrinking pay gap
While women have narrowed their pay gap with men over the past 30 years, many have also seen their progress slow, and even reverse, over the course of their careers.
13 data milestones for 2013
In the course of conducting public opinion surveys and demographic analyses, the Pew Research Center found a wide range of data milestones, breakthroughs, peaks and valleys in 2013.
Public views on 20 big stories of 2013
What Americans thought about some of the biggest news stories of 2013.
Who’s not online? 5 factors tied to the digital divide
An explanation of five factors related to internet non-use.
12 trends shaping digital news
How the internet and digital devices are changing our news consumption habits.