December 27, 2018

7 facts about guns in the U.S.

Americans have broad exposure to firearms, whether they personally own a gun or not. At the same time, most adults say gun laws should be stricter.

ReligionDecember 19, 2018

5 facts about Catholics in Europe

The Catholic Church remains closely tied to Europe. Catholics are the largest religious group in many of the continent’s most populous countries.

December 18, 2018

A record number of women will be serving in the new Congress

When the 116th Congress convenes, women will make up nearly a quarter of both chambers – the highest percentage in U.S. history.

GlobalDecember 17, 2018

International relations experts and U.S. public agree: America is less respected globally

A large majority of foreign affairs experts say the U.S. is less respected abroad than in the past. Many Americans agree, to a lesser extent.

ReligionDecember 14, 2018

In the U.S. and Europe, women are about as likely as men to favor legal abortion

In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2018

18 striking findings from 2018

Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on many issues every year. Read 18 of this year’s standout findings.

Internet & TechDecember 12, 2018

More Americans are making no weekly purchases with cash

Roughly three-in-ten U.S. adults say they make no purchases using cash during a typical week, up slightly from 24% in 2015.

December 12, 2018

Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future

About seven-in-ten U.S. parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future.

Pew Research CenterDecember 12, 2018

How far Americans live from the closest hospital differs by community type

Rural Americans live an average of 10.5 miles from the nearest hospital, compared with 5.6 miles for people in suburban areas and 4.4 in urban areas.

December 11, 2018

Young adult households are earning more than most older Americans did at the same age

The median adjusted income in a household headed by a Millennial was $69,000 in 2017. The previous peak for households headed by people ages 22 to 37 was in 2000.