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

GlobalMay 8, 2014

Ukrainians Want to Remain One Country

A clear majority of Ukrainians agree that their country should remain a single, unified state. Only in Crimea do more than half voice support for the right to secede.

GlobalMay 1, 2014

Public Health a Major Priority in Africa

People in six African nations say building and improving hospitals and preventing and treating HIV/AIDS should be among the top public health priorities for their governments. Other priorities include improving access to drinking water and prenatal care and fighting hunger and infectious diseases.

GlobalApril 22, 2014

Indians See Rape as a Major Problem

Nine-in-ten Indians agree that the crime of rape is a “very big problem” in their country and nearly three-quarters say that the laws in India are too lax when it comes to punishing cases of rape.

GlobalApril 9, 2014

Americans and Germans Supportive, But Wary of Trade Deal

Americans and Germans support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), but both publics oppose many specific details of the initiative.

GlobalMarch 31, 2014

Indians Dissatisfied with Their Country’s Direction

Indians are troubled by corruption and economic problems, but hopeful for India’s future. They hold generally positive views of the U.S., but are divided in their opinions of China and deeply wary of Pakistan.

GlobalMarch 19, 2014

Emerging Nations Support Open Internet

Support for uncensored internet access is especially strong among young people and in countries where a larger share of the population is online.

GlobalMarch 13, 2014

Many See Belief in God as Essential to Morality

In 22 of 40 countries surveyed, majorities think it is necessary to believe in God to be a moral person, but this view is more common in poorer countries than in wealthier ones.

GlobalFebruary 26, 2014

Indians Want Political Change

Seven-in-ten Indians are dissatisfied with the way things are going in India today, and a majority would favor the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

GlobalFebruary 13, 2014

Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology

Cell phones are pervasive, but smartphones are still rare. And while the internet has made tremendous inroads, its reach is limited.

GlobalJanuary 30, 2014

Attitudes about Aging Vary Widely in Rapidly Graying World

Concern about aging is highest in East Asia and Europe, where populations are aging the fastest. Americans are less concerned.