Interactive: Jewish Population Calculator
A major new Pew Research Center survey illuminates the many different ways in which Americans may self-identify as Jewish or partially Jewish. Use the checkboxes in this interactive to calculate the size of the U.S. Jewish population based on different definitions of what it means to be Jewish.
Interactive: Jewish Denominational Switching
A major new survey of U.S. Jews conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that within the three major denominational movements, most of the switching is in the direction of less-traditional Judaism.
Interactive: Race in America: Tracking 50 Years of Demographic Trends
Explore the areas where the white-black racial gap has narrowed, widened or remained roughly the same, based on data from U.S. government sources over the past several decades. Hispanic and Asian data is also included in years available.
Interactive: How Long Do You Want To Live?
Compare your ideal life span to those we surveyed in our report “Living to 120 and Beyond: Americans’ Views on Aging, Medical Advances and Radical Life Extension”
Interactive: Americans’ Reading Habits Over Time
Explore the changes in Americans’ reading habits, from decreases in printed books to rises in e-books, over time in this interactive.
2011 Hispanic Origin Profiles
95% of the U.S. Hispanic population is made up of the 14 largest Hispanic origin groups, and six of these groups have populations greater than 1 million. Explore characteristics of these groups with this interactive.
LGBT Voices: The Coming Out Experience
Browse hundreds of quotes from LGBT adults describing how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation or gender identity was for them personally.
Less Acceptance of Homosexuality in More Religious Countries
Explore the relationship between a country’s acceptance of homosexuality and its religiosity in this interactive.
In your words: Views of same-sex marriage, homosexuality
A sampler of what our survey respondents said about issues related to same-sex marriage and homosexuality from our 2013 surveys that reflects the breadth of the public’s views on these topics.
Data: Advanced Economies Report Lowest Deprivation
While people in advanced economies are most bearish about their economic situation, they report very low levels of deprivation relative to others around the world.