Fewer Americans view deficit reduction as a top priority as the nation’s red ink increases
About half of Americans say reducing the budget deficit should be a top policy priority this year for the president and Congress.
British attitudes on national identity and religious minorities not unique in EU
On issues including national identity and religious minorities, views among UK adults align very closely to general opinion across the EU.
The changing face of Congress in 6 charts
Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
More people around the world see U.S. power and influence as a ‘major threat’ to their country
A growing share of people globally see U.S. power and influence as a major threat to their country. Views are linked with attitudes toward Trump and the U.S. as a whole.
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 country.
7 things we’ve learned about computer algorithms
Pew Research Center released several reports in 2018 that explored the role and meaning of algorithms in people’s lives today.
As elections near, Nigerians view their country’s economy and political system negatively
Many Nigerians are dissatisfied with Nigeria’s democracy and are skeptical about its political and judicial systems. Over half describe the economy as bad.
Once a majority, Protestants now account for fewer than a third of Germans
Germany has seen a dramatic shift away from Protestantism – one that has greatly outpaced a decline in the share of Germans who are Catholic.
About a third of Americans say blackface in a Halloween costume is acceptable at least sometimes
While a slight majority of Americans think it is generally unacceptable to use blackface in a Halloween costume, about one-in-three say it is acceptable at least sometimes.
For the fifth time in a row, the new Congress is the most racially and ethnically diverse ever
More than one-in-five voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racial or ethnic minorities.