Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis

Pew Research CenterOctober 10, 2016

Why Pew Research Center Changed Its Strategy This Election

Pew Research Center has shifted its approach for the 2016 election cycle, focusing on fewer, larger political surveys, new work with our American Trends Panel and a continued emphasis on larger themes related to political polarization, partisan antipathy, distrust and compromise.

October 6, 2016

The State of American Jobs

How the shifting economic landscape is reshaping work and society and affecting the way people think about the skills and training they need to get ahead

U.S. PoliticsOctober 6, 2016

With a Month to Go, Nearly Half of Voters Say They Have Been Contacted by 2016 Campaigns

In the final month before the election, the presidential campaigns are expected to dramatically intensify their voter outreach efforts. Even so, almost half of registered voters (47%) had already received some form of contact from one of the campaigns or groups supporting them as of last month.

GlobalOctober 5, 2016

Chinese Public Sees More Powerful Role in World, Names U.S. as Top Threat

The Chinese people recognize their country’s growing prominence in Asia and the world. However, concern remains over corruption and other domestic issues.

ScienceOctober 4, 2016

The Politics of Climate

Americans are polarized over the causes and cures of climate change and how much they trust climate scientists, but most support a role for scientists in climate policy and expanding solar and wind energy.

September 29, 2016

The Racial Confidence Gap in Police Performance

Blacks and whites in the U.S. disagree over police performance and differ on the causes of fatal encounters between blacks and police.

ReligionSeptember 28, 2016

Where the Public Stands on Religious Liberty vs. Nondiscrimination

The U.S. public expresses a clear consensus on the contentious question of whether employers who have religious objections to contraception should be required to provide it in health insurance plans for their employees.

ReligionSeptember 27, 2016

American and Israeli Jews: Twin Portraits From Pew Research Center Surveys

Pew Research Center has surveyed Jewish adults in Israel and the U.S. and has found deep bonds between them. Nevertheless, their experiences and perspectives are very different.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 21, 2016

In Their Own Words: Why Voters Support – and Have Concerns About – Clinton and Trump

Voters who support Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer a variety of reasons why they do so, ranging from the candidates’ issue positions to their personal backgrounds.

HispanicSeptember 20, 2016

Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009

The estimated total – 11.1 million in 2014 – has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.