GlobalJune 22, 2016

About four-in-ten of the world’s migrants live in the U.S. or Europe

But the U.S. and Europe are quite different when it comes to their migrant populations’ origin countries.

ReligionJune 21, 2016

Where major religious groups stand on abortion

Abortion is still a difficult, contentious and even unresolved issue for some religious groups.

GlobalJune 21, 2016

5 facts about migration and the United Kingdom

The UK has the fifth-largest immigrant population in the world, at 8.5 million.

June 20, 2016

More older Americans are working, and working more, than they used to

More Americans ages 65 and older are employed than at any time since at least 2000, and they’re spending more time on the job.

GlobalJune 20, 2016

Key facts about the world’s refugees

The number of displaced people was at a record 65.3 million in 2015.

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.