How U.S. refugee resettlement in each state has shifted since 2002
The resettlement of refugees in the U.S. has been fairly consistent across the country since 2002, with no state resettling a majority of them. In fiscal year 2017, no state resettled more than 10% of the 53,716 refugees the nation admitted that year.
How countries around the world view democracy, military rule and other political systems
Many around the world say representative democracy is a good way to run their country. Compare global views of political systems and read six key findings.
How Americans, Mexicans see each other differs for those closer to border
Amid tense relations between the U.S. and Mexico, one of the factors affecting the way Mexicans and Americans view each other is proximity to the border.
Amid decline in international adoptions to U.S., boys outnumber girls for the first time
Americans adopted around 5,370 children from other countries in fiscal year 2016. For the first time, males outnumbered females among adoptees from abroad.
How people in Asia-Pacific view China
Ahead of the 19th National Congress in China, read key findings about how the country is viewed by its neighbors.
After record migration, 80% of Syrian asylum applicants approved to stay in Europe
In all, more than half a million asylum seekers from Syria during the 2015-16 migration surge had received permission to stay in Europe as of Dec. 31, 2016.
5 facts about government debt around the world
Public debt has increased sharply in many countries in recent years, particularly during and after the Great Recession.
Going into election, Germans are happy with their economy and political establishment
An overwhelming 86% of Germans believe their economy is doing well, up from 75% last year. Germans are also happy with their political establishment.
4 charts on how people around the world see education
People around the world disagree about which is more important to emphasize in school: creative thinking or basic academic skills and discipline.
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.