Fact Tank Jan. 27, 2016

The demographic trends shaping American politics in 2016 and beyond

In an era of head-snapping racial, social, cultural, economic, religious, gender, generational and technological change, Americans have been sorting themselves into think-alike communities that reflect not only their politics but their demographics.

Fact Tank Jan. 27, 2016

5 key findings about faith and politics in the 2016 presidential race

Religion has long been entangled in America’s politics and its political campaigns.

Fact Tank Jan. 19, 2016

Key facts about immigrants eligible for deportation relief under Obama’s expanded executive actions

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected in April to hear a lawsuit by Texas and 25 other states that seeks to block presidential executive actions offering deportation relief and work permits to unauthorized immigrants.

Fact Tank Jan. 18, 2016

5 facts about race in America

The latest data on the state of race relations in the U.S. and how much progress has been made — or not — in achieving racial equality.

Fact Tank Jan. 14, 2016

How Americans balance privacy concerns with sharing personal information: 5 key findings

Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.

Fact Tank Jan. 12, 2016

Presidential job approval ratings from Ike to Obama

Perhaps no measure better captures the public’s sentiment toward the president than job approval. It dates back to the earliest days of public opinion polling, when George Gallup asked about Franklin D. Roosevelt starting in the 1930s.

Fact Tank Jan. 5, 2016

5 facts about guns in the United States

Americans have shown broad and consistent support for expanded background checks for gun purchasers, but this has proven more contentious in practice than in principle. And the GOP holds a slight advantage over the Democratic Party in reflecting the public’s views about gun control.

Fact Tank Dec. 21, 2015

5 facts about Christmas in America

Just in time for the holidays, here are five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate.

Dec. 17, 2015

5 key takeaways about parenting in changing times

A new Pew Research Center report looks at the challenges parents face in raising their children and how parenting approaches differ across demographic groups.

Fact Tank Nov. 17, 2015

5 facts about the Muslim population in Europe

The Muslim share of Europe’s total population has been increasing steadily, growing from 4% in 1990 to 6% in 2010.