Apr. 6, 2015

After 200 years, Native Hawaiians make a comeback

Their population dropped devastatingly fast after their first contact with Western foreigners in 1778, but their numbers are returning to “pre-contact” levels.

Feb. 19, 2015

The skills Americans say kids need to succeed in life

In a recent Pew Research survey, more respondents said communication skills were most important for children to have, followed by reading, math, teamwork, writing and logic. Science fell somewhere in the middle.

Jun. 12, 2014

How Pew Research conducted the polarization survey and launched a new research panel

May. 21, 2014

In honor of Fact Tank’s 1st birthday, a data quiz just for you

Jan. 16, 2014

The cost of giving birth varies widely

The median cost of an uncomplicated non-surgical delivery in California.

Dec. 31, 2013

As 2014 brings new state laws, a look at public opinion on the issues

Dec. 31, 2013

New Year, new you?

More than four-in-ten Americans say they will make a New Year’s resolution.

Jun. 6, 2013

In your words: Views of same-sex marriage, homosexuality

In several nationwide surveys the Pew Research Center conducted in 2013, we gave respondents the opportunity to give their thoughts about issues related to same-sex marriage and homosexuality.

May. 22, 2013

Majority of Americans say immigration policy needs sweeping changes

Three-in-four Americans say they think the immigration system needs “major changes” or “to be completely rebuilt.”