Why Is the Pay Gap Shrinking?
The hourly pay gap between women and men has narrowed to 16 cents today, compared with 36 cents in 1980. But progress has slowed in recent years and even reversed for many women over the course of their careers.
Data: International Migrants by Country
Explore the population of international migrants by country with this interactive. International migrants include many foreign workers, international students, refugees and their descendants.
10 Findings about Women in the Workplace
Ten key findings from a new Pew Research Center survey and analysis of Census data that explores the views, values and economic realities of women and men in the workplace.
Slideshow: King’s Dream Remains Elusive Goal
Key findings from the report, “King’s Dream Remains an Elusive Goal; Many Americans See Racial Disparities”
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.
Personal Milestones in the Coming Out Experience
The Pew Research Center’s survey of 1,197 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults asked respondents about three key points in their coming out journey. The distribution of survey responses for each key point, along with medians, is shown in these charts.
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.
Data: Gun Homicide and Violent Crime
National rates of gun homicide, non-fatal gun crime and all non-fatal violent crimes have fallen since the mid-1990s. Explore the trends by age, race and gender in this interactive.
Slideshow: Gun Violence in America
Key findings from the report “Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% Since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware”
Demographics of Asian Americans
The demographic data shown in this interactive display the varied population sizes and characteristics of the largest Asian origin groups, based on the updated edition of our survey, “The Rise of Asian Americans.”