Which 7 countries hold half the world’s population?
As of July 2018, the world’s population is 7.63 billion. More than half of all people around the globe live in just seven countries.
As fatal overdoses rise, many Americans see drug addiction as a major problem in their community
The U.S. public’s concerns about drug addiction come amid increases in the number and rate of fatal drug overdoses across urban, suburban and rural communities.
Key findings about American life in urban, suburban and rural areas
The demographic trends reshaping the United States are playing out differently in America’s urban, suburban and rural communities. Read key findings about the attitudes and experiences of urban, suburban and rural Americans.
Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2017
Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2017.
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants
Lawful immigrants account for three-quarters of the foreign-born population in the U.S. – 33.8 million people out of 44.7 million people in 2015.
U.S. Hispanic population growth has leveled off
Despite its slowing growth rate, the U.S. Hispanic population continues to expand, reaching a record 58.6 million in 2017.
7 facts about Americans with disabilities
There were nearly 40 million Americans with a disability in 2015, representing 12.6% of the civilian non-institutionalized population.
Rural and urban gun owners have different experiences, views on gun policy
Nearly six-in-ten rural Americans have a gun in their household, compared with smaller shares of suburban and urban gun owners.
Digital gap between rural and nonrural America persists
Despite making digital gains in recent years, rural Americans remain less likely than nonrural adults to have home broadband, smartphones and other devices.