Dec 23, 2013

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.

Dec 18, 2013

Public views on 20 big stories of 2013

What Americans thought about some of the biggest news stories of 2013.

Nov 8, 2013

Who’s not online? 5 factors tied to the digital divide

An explanation of five factors related to internet non-use.

Oct 16, 2013

12 trends shaping digital news

How the internet and digital devices are changing our news consumption habits.

Oct 3, 2013

20 facts from Pew Research Center

These findings drew broad public interest.

Sep 3, 2013

North-South divide over abortion grows

There is a widening gap in support for legal abortion between New England (75%) and the South Central states (40%).

Aug 27, 2013

Most Americans confident new medical treatments have been tested

Seven-in-ten Americans are confident that new medical treatments are tested before being made available to the public.

Aug 16, 2013

More of today’s single mothers have never been married

More than four-in-ten single mothers have never been married, up from just 4% in 1960.

Aug 13, 2013

Americans skeptical of value of enforcing marijuana laws

Roughly three–in-four Americans say government efforts to enforce marijuana laws cost more than they are worth.

Aug 2, 2013

Chart of the week: The problem of prison overcrowding

Prison overcrowding is a problem for countries around the world, including the United States, where 30,000 California prison inmates initiated a hunger strike in July to protest solitary confinement policies at the state’s prisons. Now in its fourth week, nearly 500 inmates are still refusing meals. In May, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the state to reduce […]