10 projections for the global population in 2050
The global population is graying and growing rapidly. How big — and how old — will it be by 2050?
Interactive: U.S. Unauthorized Immigration Trends
Explore population trends from a new analysis of the unauthorized immigrant population in the United States based on Pew Research Center estimates.
Mapping the Latino Population, By State, County and City
The nation’s Hispanic population, while still anchored in its traditional settlement areas, continues to disperse across the U.S., according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
The most (and least) culturally diverse countries in the world
A new study of cultural diversity and economic development measures the amount of cultural diversity in each of more than 180 countries.
World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think
There are about 1.6 billion Muslims, or 23% of the world’s population, making Islam the second-largest religion.
Demographic Portrait of U.S. Mexican-Origin Hispanics
A record 33.7 million Hispanics of Mexican origin resided in the United States in 2012, including 11.4 million immigrants born in Mexico and 22.3 million born in the U.S.
Graphic: Israel, the U.S. and the World’s Jewish Population
U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Middle East from March 20-23, where he will spend much of the time in Israel, home to 41% of the world’s Jews.
Graphic: Geography of the Conclave
Just as the world’s Catholic population is spread across the globe, the cardinal electors gather from all regions to elect the next pope.
The Shifting Global Catholic Population
Catholics have made up a remarkably stable share of the global population over the past century, but their geographic distribution has shifted significantly during that time.
Map: Mapping the 2012 Latino Electorate
A map showing key characteristics of Latino eligible voters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.