Pew Research CenterJune 4, 2018

How Americans have viewed government surveillance and privacy since Snowden leaks

Here are some key findings about Americans’ views of government information-gathering and surveillance, drawn from Pew Research Center surveys since the NSA revelations:

Pew Research CenterMay 15, 2018

Rising share of U.S. primary schools have sworn officers on the premises

An estimated 36% of U.S. public primary schools had sworn officers on site at least once a week in the 2015-16 school year, up from 21% a decade earlier.

Pew Research CenterMay 1, 2018

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. secondary schools have sworn officers on site – but not all the time

The share of U.S. public secondary schools with sworn officers on site has increased in the past decade.

Pew Research CenterMarch 15, 2018

For Women’s History Month, a look at gender gains – and gaps – in the U.S.

Read key findings about gender gains and gaps in America.

February 13, 2018

8 facts about love and marriage in America

The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. Read eight facts about love and marriage in the United States.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 5, 2018

About six-in-ten Americans support marijuana legalization

About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, conducted in October, finds that the share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year ago – when 57% favored it – but it is nearly double what it was in 2000 (31%).

Pew Research CenterDecember 26, 2017

17 striking findings from 2017

Pew Research Center studies a wide array of topics both in the U.S. and around the world. Read 17 findings that stood out to us in 2017.

October 25, 2017

Many minority students go to schools where at least half of their peers are their race or ethnicity

Large shares of black and Hispanic public school students in the U.S. attend schools where their own race or ethnicity accounts for at least half of students.

Internet & TechAugust 30, 2017

Most Americans – especially Millennials – say libraries can help them find reliable, trustworthy information

Many Americans say they’d benefit from help in finding trustworthy information online, and about eight-in-ten adults say public libraries can help.

July 19, 2017

More U.S. households are renting than at any point in 50 years

The number of U.S. households renting their home increased significantly between 2006 and 2016, as did the share.