February 13, 2019

8 facts about love and marriage in America

The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. Read eight facts about love and marriage in the country.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 11, 2019

For Darwin Day, 6 facts about the evolution debate

Tuesday is the 210th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Roughly eight-in-ten U.S. adults say humans have evolved over time.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 6, 2019

How highly religious Americans view evolution depends on how they’re asked about it

Evolution remains a contentious issue. When asked about it, highly religious Americans’ responses can vary depending on how the question is asked.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 31, 2019

Majority of Americans continue to say immigrants strengthen the U.S.

The American public’s views of the impact immigrants have on the country remain largely positive – and deeply partisan.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 29, 2019

‘Good jobs’ vs. ‘jobs’: Survey experiments can measure the effects of question wording – and more

The way polling questions are asked can influence people’s answers. Survey experiments are one way to measure the degree to which different questions elicit different answers.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 24, 2019

Like Americans overall, U.S. Catholics are sharply divided by party

On a number of issues, Catholic partisans often express opinions more in line with their political parties’ positions than with their church’s teachings.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 24, 2019

In 116th Congress, at least 13% of lawmakers are immigrants or the children of immigrants

The 69 immigrants and children of immigrants in the 116th Congress claim heritage in 38 countries and are overwhelmingly Democrats.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 18, 2019

Americans view this shutdown much as they did past ones – negatively and with much anxiety

No matter who they blamed for previous government shutdowns or how much they felt personally affected by them, most Americans have had negative opinions about them.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 18, 2019

Nearly three-quarters of Republicans say the news media don’t understand people like them

A majority of Americans believe the news media do not understand people like them, and this feeling is especially common among Republicans.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 17, 2019

Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins

Pew Research Center now uses 1996 as the last birth year for Millennials in our work. President Michael Dimock explains why.