GlobalSeptember 18, 2018

A Decade After the Financial Crisis, Economic Confidence Rebounds in Many Countries

The improvement in the public’s economic mood has been dramatic in some nations, but pessimism about the future lingers, as does a sense that economic conditions were better pre-crisis.

September 6, 2018

Are you in the American middle class?

A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that after more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.

July 23, 2018

Gen X rebounds as the only generation to recover the wealth lost after the housing crash

Generation Xers were hit particularly hard in the recession. Yet Gen Xers are the only generation of households to recover the wealth they lost in the downturn.

GlobalJuly 18, 2018

Unemployment rate in EU countries, 2000-2018

Explore interactive charts on unemployment rates in the 28 countries that make up the European Union.

Pew Research CenterNovember 30, 2017

5 ways the U.S. workforce has changed, a decade since the Great Recession began

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the start of the Great Recession, five ways in which the U.S. workforce has changed over the past decade.

GlobalSeptember 19, 2017

5 facts about government debt around the world

Public debt has increased sharply in many countries in recent years, particularly during and after the Great Recession.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Greatest Threats Around the World

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.

GlobalJuly 13, 2017

Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power

Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. The economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.

GlobalJuly 6, 2017

How Brazilians view their country’s economic and political crises

Brazil today is entangled in a profound economic and political crisis. Read key findings about Brazilians’ views of their country’s ongoing challenges.