Fact TankJune 17, 2016

Where refugees to the U.S. come from

Of the more than 40,000 refugees who have been admitted to the United States so far in 2016, the largest numbers have come from Burma (Myanmar), the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia.

Fact TankJune 16, 2016

In the age of big data, survey research will not only survive but thrive

The next frontier of public-opinion research is already visible in the “big data” revolution. Through the digital traces of our everyday activities, we are creating a massive volume of information that can tell us a lot about ourselves. Smart data science can identify patterns in our behaviors and interests. And in some domains, such as […]

June 16, 2016

6 facts about American fathers

Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. At the same time, more and more children are growing up without a father in the home.

GlobalJune 15, 2016

Immigrant share of population jumps in some European countries

The recent historic migration surge into Europe has led to a large jump in the immigrant share of populations in many European nations, with the notable exceptions of the UK and France, which saw more modest increases.

Media & NewsJune 15, 2016

5 key takeaways about the State of the News Media in 2016

The State of the News Media in 2016 is uncertain, with daily newspapers looking shakier than ever, digital advertising and audiences continuing to grow, and TV news mostly seeing gains in revenue.

GlobalJune 14, 2016

Where Americans and Europeans agree, disagree on foreign policy

The United States and its European allies have maintained a strong transatlantic relationship for more than half a century, even if Americans and Europeans have not always seen eye-to-eye on foreign policy issues.

GlobalJune 13, 2016

Key findings on how Europeans see their place in the world

A new Pew Research Center survey of 10 European nations finds a population looking inward.

GlobalJune 13, 2016

About six-in-ten Syrians are now displaced from their homes

An estimated 12.5 million Syrians are now displaced, an unprecedented number in recent history for a single country.

U.S. PoliticsJune 10, 2016

Turnout was high in the 2016 primary season, but just short of 2008 record

More than 57.6 million people, or 28.5% of estimated eligible voters, voted in the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries that all but wrapped up Tuesday – close to but not quite at the record participation level set in 2008.

June 8, 2016

Increase in living with parents driven by those ages 25-34, non-college grads

Adults in their late 20s and early 30s are living with their parents at record or near-record levels.