Pew Research CenterAugust 24, 2017

Jury duty is rare, but most Americans see it as part of good citizenship

The chances of serving on a jury in any given year are small, but most Americans still see it as part of being a good citizen.

GlobalAugust 23, 2017

In global popularity contest, U.S. and China – not Russia – vie for first

China is particularly well-liked in Latin America and the Middle East, while the U.S. fares better in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Pew Research CenterAugust 22, 2017

U.S. active-duty military presence overseas is at its smallest in decades

The number of active-duty U.S. military troops stationed overseas has dipped below 200,000 for the first time in at least 60 years.

Pew Research CenterAugust 21, 2017

Highly ideological members of Congress have more Facebook followers than moderates do

In both legislative chambers, members’ ideology is a strong predictor of the number of people who follow them on Facebook.

GlobalAugust 18, 2017

6 trends in international public opinion from our Global Indicators Database

Read six noteworthy trends in global public opinion, drawn from our newly updated Global Indicators Database.

Pew Research CenterAugust 17, 2017

5 facts about the national debt

As of July 31, the federal government’s total debt stands at $19.845 trillion. Read a primer on the U.S. national debt, the debt limit and interest payments on the nation’s credit line.

ReligionAugust 17, 2017

God or the divine is referenced in every state constitution

God or the divine is mentioned at least once in each of the 50 state constitutions and nearly 200 times overall.

HispanicAugust 16, 2017

Salaries have risen for high-skilled foreign workers in U.S. on H-1B visas

U.S. employers planned to pay high-skilled foreign workers with H-1B visas a median salary of $80,000 a year in fiscal year 2016.

MethodsAugust 16, 2017

How Pew Research Center surveyed 1,000 U.S. Muslims

In a short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they produced the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.

ReligionAugust 14, 2017

Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

About eight-in-ten U.S. Muslims (82%) say they are either very (66%) or somewhat concerned (16%) about extremism committed in the name of Islam around the world.