The News IQ Quiz
Test your knowledge of prominent people and major events by taking our short 10-question quiz. When you finish, you will be able to compare your News IQ with the average American and compare responses across demographic groups.
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.
Build your own chart: Tracking U.S. favorability and confidence in the U.S. president, 2002 to 2017
Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes survey has been tracking global opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.
Gun Rights vs. Gun Control
Explore 20 years of data on public opinion about gun control vs. gun rights.
Origins and destinations of European Union migrants within the EU
As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.
State of the News Media
Data and trends about key sectors in the U.S. news media industry
Intermarriage across the U.S. by metro area
The share of newlyweds married to someone of a different race or ethnicity has been steadily climbing in the United States.
Video Explainer: Understanding random sampling for public opinion surveys
The first video in our “Methods 101” series is about random sampling, a concept that undergirds all probability-based survey research. Here’s how it works.
Public Trust in Government: 1958-2017
Public trust in the government remains near historic lows. Only 20% of Americans today say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (4%) or “most of the time” (16%)
Searching for News: The Flint water crisis
Many Americans turned to Google to learn about the Flint water crisis. An analysis of aggregated searches over time illustrates how, in today’s digital environment, public interest shifts as a story unfolds.