Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013
Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2013.
Puerto Rican Population by County
Hispanics of Puerto Rican origin are a growing population in the 50 U.S. states and District of Columbia.
Puerto Rico Population
The population of Puerto Rico decreased by about 200,000 people from 2000 to 2013, with about two-thirds of Puerto Rican municipalities having lost population during those years.
Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012
Track the flow of remittances—the money that many migrants send back to families in their countries of origin—related to patterns of global migration with this interactive map.
Map: Global Image of the United Nations
See what percentage of the population of select countries have a favorable view of the United Nations. Overall, the UN retains a strong global image.
Map: Global Views of Russia
The global opinion of Russia is mixed, with negative views widespread in the Middle East and Europe. See which countries have a favorable or unfavorable view of Russia.
Map: World’s Leading Economic Power
The U.S. is still seen as the world’s leading economic power by pluralities or majorities in 22 of the 39 countries polled. China is seen as dominant in eight countries, with the remaining nine divided in their opinions.
Maps: Global Views of the U.S. and China
Overall, global attitudes toward America are positive. In 28 of 38 nations, half or more of those surveyed express a favorable opinion of the U.S. Meanwhile, China is viewed favorably in just 19 of 38 nations.
State Policies on Same-Sex Marriage
Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in 2003. To date, 12 states and the District of Columbia have legalized gay marriage, while 30 states have amended their constitutions to ban gay marriage. This map shows the change in each state’s policy over time.
Map: Economic Attitudes Across 39 Countries
Publics around the world are decidedly unhappy about their nations’ economies. However, citizens of emerging market countries are overall more pleased with their economies than are people in advanced or developing economies.