June 24, 2016

How blacks and whites view the state of race in America

Explore how the opinions of blacks and whites vary by age, education, gender and party identification in key questions from our report.

ReligionMay 12, 2016

Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.

Pew Research CenterMay 11, 2016

Are you in the American middle class?

A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that after more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.

Pew Research CenterApril 19, 2016

Key Charts: Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the U.S.

There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.

ReligionApril 14, 2016

Public Opinion on Abortion

A series of graphics explores public opinion on abortion, illustrating how opinion differs among various demographic groups, including religious, political, age and gender groups.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 29, 2016

How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 22, 2016

The demographic digital divide is real and pervasive

Within nearly every country, Millennials (those ages 18 to 34) are much more likely to be internet and smartphone users compared with those ages 35 and older.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 22, 2016

The strong relationship between per capita income and internet access, smartphone ownership

Internet and smartphone rates are also related to overall country wealth. Richer nations tend to have higher internet access rates and higher reported smartphone ownership.

Pew Research CenterNovember 5, 2015

High CO2 Emitters Are Less Intensely Concerned about Climate Change

In nations with high levels of carbon emissions per capita, including the U.S., Australia, Canada and Russia, publics are less likely to express strong worries about climate change.

Pew Research CenterOctober 26, 2015

Church Fires Declining, but Many Still Intentionally Set

Between 1996 and 2000, an average of 191 intentional fires were reported each year, accounting for 52% of all church fires. That average dropped to 74 intentional fires per year between 2010 and 2014, or 48% of all church fires.