More in U.S. see drug addiction, college affordability and sexism as ‘very big’ national problems
In the nearly two years since the 2016 presidential election, Americans’ views of the seriousness of several national problems have changed, with concerns about drug addiction, college affordability, sexism and racism on the rise.
Immigration concerns fall in Western Europe, but most see need for newcomers to integrate into society
A median of 23% in eight key countries in Western Europe name immigration as one of the top two problems facing their country.
5 charts on global views of China
People have taken note that China continues to play an ever-larger role in world affairs. Yet a lack of enthusiasm for Chinese world leadership persists.
‘Defining the universe’ is essential when writing about survey data
Given the wide range of people we speak to for our polls – and the issues we ask them about – it’s important to be as clear as possible about exactly who says what. In research circles, this practice is sometimes called “defining the universe.”
Nearly six-in-ten Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases
Today, 58% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 37% think abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
Want to understand U.S. immigration? We’ve got an email course for you
Want to learn more about immigration? Our researchers have distilled much of what we know about the topic into a five-part email mini-course.
Republicans and Democrats are optimistic about the future of their parties as midterms near
Three-quarters of Republicans say they are optimistic about the future of the Republican Party. Democrats have a similarly bright outlook for their party.
Key facts about Latinos in the 2018 midterm elections
More than 29 million Latinos are eligible to vote nationwide in 2018. The pool of eligible Hispanic voters has steadily grown in recent years.
Hispanic voter registration rises in Florida, but role of Puerto Ricans remains unclear
The number of Hispanic registered voters in Florida has increased 6.2% since the 2016 presidential election, to a record 2.1 million people. Hispanics now make up a record 16.4% of Florida’s registered voters, up from 15.7% in 2016.
How social media users have discussed sexual harassment since #MeToo went viral
Amid ongoing discussions about sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond, read five findings about how these issues have been discussed on Twitter and other social media outlets in the past year.