Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
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.
India and Modi: The Honeymoon Continues
The Indian public sees Prime Minister Narendra Modi favorably and India’s role in the world expanding, but there is a growing partisan divide on Modi’s record.
Hostile Neighbors: China vs. Japan
Reflecting a history marked with strife, neighboring powers China and Japan view each other with disdain, disagree on the past and worry about the future.
Views on National Economies Mixed as Many Countries Continue to Struggle
More than eight-in-ten in Greece, France and Spain say the economic situation is bad, but opinions in other EU countries and parts of Asia-Pacific are more positive.
Number of Refugees to Europe Surges to Record 1.3 Million in 2015
The recent wave of asylum seekers to 28 EU countries, Norway and Switzerland accounts for one-in-ten asylum applications to the region since 1985.
Europeans Fear Wave of Refugees Will Mean More Terrorism, Fewer Jobs
The refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism are very much related in the minds of many Europeans. Across the EU there are also sharp ideological divides on views about minorities, diversity and national identity.
As Obama Years Draw to Close, President and U.S. Seen Favorably in Europe and Asia
As he nears the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to enjoy a broad degree of international popularity.
Europeans Face the World Divided
Many favor looking inward to focus on domestic issues, while others question whether commitments to allies should take precedence over national interests.
Euroskepticism Beyond Brexit
There is significant opposition in key European countries to an ever closer EU.
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.