Public Trust in Government: 1958-2015
Public trust in the government remains near historic lows. Only 19% of Americans today say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (3%) or “most of the time” (16%).
Development in Africa
Key findings from a survey in nine sub-Saharan African nations (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda).
Percentage of Households that Have a Car, Bicycle or Motorcycle in 44 Countries
Internet Access Strongly Related to Per Capita Income
Across the emerging and developing nations surveyed, internet access is closely linked to national income
Trends in Papal Favorability Among U.S. Catholics
Pope Francis’ favorability rating among U.S. Catholics is comparable to ratings for Pope John Paul II in the 1980s and ’90s, and has surpassed any favorability rating for Pope Benedict XVI.
How Demographics Play Into Local News Habits
How various demographic groups in Denver, Macon and Sioux City interact with local news.
Women in Congress, 1916 – 2015
The 114th U.S. Congress includes a record 108 women — 88 in the House (including four nonvoting delegates) and 20 in the Senate. While women still account for only about a fifth of each chamber, that’s a considerable increase from where things stood not too long ago.
Timeline: Hillary Clinton’s Career
Infographic charting Hillary Clinton’s favorability ratings from 1992 to 2012.
Infographic: Survey of Jewish Americans
Highlights from the Pew Research Center survey report, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans”
Infographic: The Facebook News Experience
On Facebook, the largest social media platform, news is a common but incidental experience, according to an initiative of Pew Research Center in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.