Key findings on how world religions differ by education
A new Pew Research Center study, analyzing data from 151 countries, looks at education levels of Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older. Here are five key takeaways from the report.
Who doesn’t read books in America?
About a quarter of American adults (26%) say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year. Who, exactly, are these non-book readers?
Children of unauthorized immigrants represent rising share of K-12 students
About 3.9 million kindergarten through 12th-grade students in U.S. public and private schools in 2014 were children of unauthorized immigrants.
Behind Trump’s victory: Divisions by race, gender, education
Donald Trump’s win followed a campaign that revealed deep divisions that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections.
The most and least educated U.S. religious groups
The share of people completing a college education differs by religion, with members of some faith groups much more educated, on average, than others.
Births Outside of Marriage Decline for Immigrant Women
Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.
As the need for highly trained scientists grows, a look at why people choose these careers
What leads people to a career in science? From a lifelong interest in science to the influence of mentors, working scientists explain why they pursued science.
Most Americans trust the military and scientists to act in the public’s interest
Three-quarters or more of Americans are confident in the military, medical scientists and scientists in general to act in the best interests of the public. But fewer than half report similar confidence in the news media, business leaders and elected officials.
Jobs requiring preparation, social skills or both expected to grow most
Much of U.S. job growth over the past 25 years has been in occupations that require higher levels of education, training and experience – a trend that seems likely to continue, based on our analysis of official government job-growth projections.
How income varies among U.S. religious groups
Members of some religious groups on average have a higher household income than others, and those in the richest groups tend to be highly educated.