Internet & TechMarch 23, 2018

Who doesn’t read books in America?

About a quarter of American adults say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year.

Pew Research CenterMarch 22, 2018

U.S. tariffs are among the lowest in the world – and in the nation’s history

The Trump administration’s plans to impose $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, as well as tariffs recently placed on imported steel and aluminum and on imports of solar panels and washing machines, mark a distinct break from decades of U.S. trade policy, which long has generally favored lower tariffs and fewer restrictions on the movement of goods and services across international borders.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2018

Americans had concerns about self-driving cars before fatal Arizona accident

Last year, a slight majority of Americans said they were at least somewhat worried about the development of autonomous cars and hesitant about riding in one if given the chance.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2018

How do you write survey questions that accurately measure public opinion?

In the second video from our Methods 101 series, we’re tackling why question wording is so important in public opinion surveys.

Pew Research CenterMarch 20, 2018

Trump’s appointed judges are a less diverse group than Obama’s

Donald Trump lags behind Barack Obama in the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of the judges he has appointed to date.

Pew Research CenterMarch 19, 2018

Share of married adults varies widely across U.S. religious groups

In the United States, 48% of American adults say they are married. A higher-than-average share of adults are married in certain religious groups.

Pew Research CenterMarch 19, 2018

The Iraq War continues to divide the U.S. public, 15 years after it began

Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the American public is divided over whether using military force was the right decision.

Pew Research CenterMarch 16, 2018

What Google searches can tell us about Americans’ interest in guns

Read key findings from an analysis that looks into the public’s interest in guns as potential consumer products, rather than as a subject of general interest.

March 16, 2018

How Millennials today compare with their grandparents 50 years ago

Our analysis finds that Millennials stand apart from the young adults of the Silent generation when it comes to education, employment and home life.

Pew Research CenterMarch 15, 2018

For Women’s History Month, a look at gender gains – and gaps – in the U.S.

Read key findings about gender gains and gaps in America.