U.S. PoliticsFebruary 15, 2019

The changing face of Congress in 6 charts

Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.

ReligionJanuary 31, 2019

Religion’s Relationship to Happiness, Civic Engagement and Health Around the World

People who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than either religiously unaffiliated adults or inactive members of religious groups, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data from the United States and more than two dozen other countries.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 24, 2019

In 116th Congress, at least 13% of lawmakers are immigrants or the children of immigrants

The 69 immigrants and children of immigrants in the 116th Congress claim heritage in 38 countries and are overwhelmingly Democrats.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2018

18 striking findings from 2018

Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on many issues every year. Read 18 of this year’s standout findings.

December 12, 2018

Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future

About seven-in-ten U.S. parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future.

Pew Research CenterDecember 12, 2018

How far Americans live from the closest hospital differs by community type

Rural Americans live an average of 10.5 miles from the nearest hospital, compared with 5.6 miles for people in suburban areas and 4.4 in urban areas.

HispanicNovember 30, 2018

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants in 2016.

HispanicNovember 27, 2018

Unauthorized immigrant population trends for states, birth countries and regions

In 2016, an estimated 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the U.S., down from a peak of 12.2 million in 2007. Explore trends in the U.S. unauthorized immigrant population by state of residence in the U.S., as well as by birth countries and regions.

November 15, 2018

Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet

Today’s 6- to 21-year-olds are already America’s most racially and ethnically diverse generation – and more of them are heading to college than previous generations.

HispanicNovember 9, 2018

Key takeaways about Latino voters in the 2018 midterm elections

Latinos made up an estimated 11% of all voters nationwide on Election Day, nearly matching their share of the U.S. eligible voter population.