Data Visualization Apr. 4, 2013

Demographics of Asian Americans

The demographic data shown in this interactive display the varied population sizes and characteristics of the largest Asian origin groups, based on the updated edition of our survey, “The Rise of Asian Americans.”

Pew Research Center Data Visualization Mar. 26, 2013

Leaders of BRICS Nations Meet Amid Mixed Views on their Economies

As South Africa hosts the fifth BRICS summit of leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the people of these emerging market nations have mixed attitudes about their economic conditions and prospects.

Religion Infographic Mar. 26, 2013

Graphic: U.S. Christians’ Views on the Return of Christ

According to a 2010 Pew Research Center survey, roughly half (48%) of Christians in the U.S. say they believe that Christ will definitely (27%) or probably (20%) return to earth in the next 40 years.

Pew Research Center Mar. 21, 2013

Interactive: “Why Did You Change Your Mind?”

The rise in support for same-sex marriage over the past decade is among the largest changes in opinion on any policy issue over this time period. Fully 14% of all Americans – and 28% of gay marriage supporters – say they have changed their minds on the issue in favor of gay marriage.

Religion Infographic Mar. 20, 2013

Graphic: Israel, the U.S. and the World’s Jewish Population

U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Middle East from March 20-23, where he will spend much of the time in Israel, home to 41% of the world’s Jews.

Slide Show Mar. 14, 2013

Slideshow: Key Findings from the “Modern Parenthood” Survey

The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century.

Quizzes Mar. 14, 2013

Quiz: Which parent does more in your home?

In the “Modern Parenthood” report, we asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses or partners. Answer two questions to find out how you compare with the parents who took our nationwide survey.

Religion Infographic Mar. 13, 2013

Graphic: Conclave Elects Pope

Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina and becomes the first Latin American pontiff.

Religion Infographic Mar. 8, 2013

Graphic: Geography of the Conclave

Just as the world’s Catholic population is spread across the globe, the cardinal electors gather from all regions to elect the next pope.

Hispanic Slide Show Feb. 15, 2013

Slideshow: U.S. Foreign-Born Population Trends

Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011.