Your favorite Fact Tank data in 2015
From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.
Americans conflicted about sharing personal information with companies
A significant minority of adults have felt confused, discouraged or impatient when trying to make decisions about sharing their information.
Lack of broadband can be a key obstacle, especially for job seekers
Americans view trouble in finding work or advancing one’s career as the most significant impediment facing those without broadband.
15 striking findings from 2015
From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most memorable findings of the year.
Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity
Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.
Americans divided on government’s role in space exploration
From the moon landings to Star Wars, Americans have long had a fascination with space and affection for NASA, but today’s public is divided on what role their government should play in future space exploration.
One-fifth of Americans report going online ‘almost constantly’
As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, some 21% of Americans now report that they go online “almost constantly.”
Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three
For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.
Key takeaways on mobile apps and privacy
Six-in-ten app downloaders have chosen not to install an app when they discovered how much personal information the app required in order to use it.
Majority of Americans say scientists don’t have an ideological slant
64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.