Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis

Internet & TechOctober 19, 2017

The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online

Experts are split on whether the coming years will see less misinformation online. Those who foresee improvement hope for technological and societal solutions. Others say bad actors using technology can exploit human vulnerabilities.

October 18, 2017

Wide Partisan Gaps in U.S. Over How Far the Country Has Come on Gender Equality

Most Democrats are dissatisfied with the nation’s progress on gender equality, while more than half of Republicans say it has been about right.

GlobalOctober 17, 2017

Japanese Divided on Democracy’s Success at Home, but Value Voice of the People

Though Japanese are split on their democracy’s performance, most endorse representative democracy and back referenda on major policy issues.

GlobalOctober 16, 2017

Globally, Broad Support for Representative and Direct Democracy

Across the world, a median of 78% say representative democracy is a good way to govern their country. Yet, pro-democracy views coexist with openness to nondemocratic forms of governance.

GlobalOctober 12, 2017

U.S. Resettles Fewer Refugees, Even as Global Displaced Population Grows

Though the U.S. has resettled more refugees than any country since 1980, the number of resettled refugees in the U.S. has not grown along with the worldwide refugee population in recent years.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 5, 2017

The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider

Gaps between Republicans and Democrats over racial discrimination, immigration and poverty assistance have widened considerably in recent years.

GlobalOctober 3, 2017

Public Attitudes Toward Human Rights Organizations: The Case of India, Indonesia, Kenya and Mexico

ReligionOctober 3, 2017

Many Countries Favor Specific Religions, Officially or Unofficially

Islam is the most common state religion, but many governments give privileges to Christianity.

Media & NewsOctober 2, 2017

Covering President Trump in a Polarized Media Environment

During the early days of the administration, similar storylines were covered across outlets, but the types of sources cited and assessments of Trump’s actions differed.

GlobalSeptember 21, 2017

People in the Philippines Still Favor U.S. Over China, but Gap Is Narrowing