4 charts on how Russians see their country’s place in the world
The Russian public feels confident about their country’s global standing, even as signs of discontent emerge at home.
Unlike their Central and Eastern European neighbors, most Czechs don’t believe in God
The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.
After Brexit, an uncertain fate for UK’s nearly 3 million EU-born migrants
Roughly 20 million people who were born in a country now a part of the European Union have moved from their birth country and now live in another EU nation.
Higher share of students than tourists, business travelers overstayed deadlines to leave U.S. in 2016
About 629,000 foreign visitors who were expected to leave the U.S. in fiscal 2016 were still in the U.S. when the fiscal year ended Sept. 30.
Through an American lens, Western Europe’s middle classes appear smaller
The American middle class is smaller than middle classes across Western Europe, but its income is higher.
Orthodox Christians in Europe more likely to believe than practice their religion
Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.
Fewer refugees arrive in U.S., with declines in 46 states
The number of refugees entering the United States each month has declined sharply so far in fiscal 2017, falling from 9,945 in October 2016 to 3,316 in April 2017.
Majorities in Europe, North America worried about Islamic extremism
People across Europe and in the U.S. and Canada have pervasive concerns about the threat of Islamic extremism in their countries.
More foreign grads of U.S. colleges are staying in the country to work
Read key facts about foreign graduates of U.S. colleges working in the country under the Optional Practical Training program.
U.S. trails most developed countries in voter turnout
Among the 35 OECD countries, the U.S. ranks 28th in terms of turnout among the voting-age population, but fourth in terms of turnout among registered voters.