Hispanic Dec. 28, 2011

As Deportations Rise to Record Levels, Most Latinos Oppose Obama’s Policy

Latinos disapprove by a margin of more than two-to-one of the way the Obama administration is handling deportations of unauthorized immigrants, according to a new national survey of Latino adults by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center.

Religion Dec. 19, 2011

Global Christianity

Christians make up about the same proportion of the world’s population today as they did a century ago, but there has been a momentous shift in where they live.

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Religion Dec. 19, 2011

Data: Global Christianity

View data on Christians in 232 countries in a series of sortable data tables. View all Christians and each tradition by number, as a percentage of the total Christian population and as a percentage of the overall population.

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Religion Dec. 19, 2011

Map: Global Christianity

Select one of 232 countries, a region or the world to see the size of the Christian population in 2010. Filter data to see the 2010 population of the Christian traditions.

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Religion Dec. 19, 2011

Quiz: How much do you know about Christianity around the world?

Test your knowledge with our short, 10-question quiz, which includes questions on the size and distribution of the 2010 global Christian population.

Pew Research Center Dec. 13, 2011

How do those who don’t search for health information online differ from those who do?

Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.

Hispanic Dec. 1, 2011

Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of Parenthood

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s recent endorsement of a proposal to create a path for unauthorized immigrants to gain legal status if they have lived in the country for a long period of time has prompted renewed interest in the characteristics of this population. An analysis finds that nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants have lived in the U.S. for at least ten years.

Hispanic Nov. 8, 2011

Hispanic Poverty Rate Highest In New Supplemental Census Measure

Hispanics have the highest poverty rate of the nation’s largest racial and ethnic groups under an alternative Census Bureau calculation known as the Supplemental Poverty Measure. The alternative measure is intended to better reflect the costs of basic living expenses as well as the resources people have to pay them.

U.S. Politics Nov. 3, 2011

The Generation Gap and the 2012 Election

In the last four national elections, generation has mattered more in American elections than it has in decades. This continues to be true as voters look ahead toward the 2012 general election. In a contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney, there is a 20-point gap in support for Obama between Millennials and the over-65 Silent generation.

Oct. 12, 2011

In a Down Economy, Fewer Births

A sharp decline in fertility rates in the United States that started in 2008 is closely linked to the souring of the economy that began about the same time.