Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
A majority of Americans get news on social media, including 18% who do so often. News plays a varying role across the nine social networking sites studied.
For First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Olds
For the first time since 1880, Americans ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living with their parent(s) than in a household shared with a spouse or partner.
Shared, Collaborative and On Demand: The New Digital Economy
The sharing economy and on-demand services are weaving their way into the lives of many Americans, raiding difficult issues around jobs, regulation and the potential emergence of a new digital divide.
America’s Shrinking Middle Class: A Close Look at Changes Within Metropolitan Areas
The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country, affecting communities from Boston to Seattle and from Dallas to Milwaukee.
Long-Form Reading Shows Signs of Life in Our Mobile News World
On cellphones, longer news stories get about twice the engaged time from readers as shorter pieces do. They also get roughly the same number of visitors.
Public Uncertain, Divided Over America’s Place in the World
Most Americans say it would be better if the U.S. just dealt with its own problems and let other countries deal with their own problems as best they can.
Evaluating Online Nonprobability Surveys
Online nonprobability surveys are fast, cheap, and increasingly popular. We compared nine samples and found that accuracy varied substantially.
GOP’s Favorability Rating Edges Lower
A third of the public has a favorable impression of the Republican Party, while 62% have an unfavorable view.
More Americans Disapprove Than Approve of Health Care Law
The public’s views of the Affordable Care Act, which were evenly divided following the Supreme Court’s ruling last summer upholding a key section of the law, are again more negative than positive.
The Divide Over Islam and National Laws in the Muslim World
There are striking differences in the extent to which people think the Quran should influence their nation’s laws, according to surveys across 10 countries with significant Muslim populations.