Number of U.S. workers employed by foreign-owned companies is on the rise
Foreign-owned companies employed 6.8 million workers in the United States in 2015, up 22% from 2007. Overall, foreign-owned companies accounted for 5.5% of all U.S. private sector employment in 2015.
The changing face of America’s veteran population
There were around 20.4 million U.S. veterans in 2016, representing less than 10% of the total U.S. adult population. Read key findings about U.S. veterans.
Asian countries on Trump’s trip have largely positive views of U.S. but disagree on policy
While majorities on Trump’s five-country itinerary this month hold favorable views of the U.S., most disapprove of several of his signature policies.
Americans deepest in poverty lost more ground in 2016
The official poverty rate last year was close to its pre-Great Recession level, but the share of the U.S. poor in severe poverty increased.
Key trends in social and digital news media
Read 10 key findings from recent Pew Research Center reports about today’s digital news media landscape.
Most Americans say K-12 schools have a lot of responsibility in workforce preparation
Many Americans look to elementary and secondary schools to provide the building blocks people need for a successful career.
U.S. active-duty military presence overseas is at its smallest in decades
The number of active-duty U.S. military troops stationed overseas has dipped below 200,000 for the first time in at least 60 years.
7 facts about Americans with disabilities
There were nearly 40 million Americans with a disability in 2015, representing 12.6% of the civilian non-institutionalized population.
Most G20 countries have little confidence in Putin, Trump on world affairs
Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Key facts about race and marriage, 50 years after Loving v. Virginia
Intermarriage has increased steadily since the 1967 Loving v. Virginia ruling. Here are more key findings about interracial and interethnic marriage and families.