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.
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.
Map: Hispanic Population in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Characteristics of the 60 metropolitan areas with the largest Hispanic populations.
Data: Hispanic Demographic Profiles by State and County
Browse and download data on the Hispanic population by state and county.
Almost Half of U.S. Hispanic Population Lives in 10 Metropolitan Areas
The Los Angeles metropolitan area has the nation’s largest Hispanic population followed by the New York metropolitan area. California and Texas are home to six of the 10 largest Hispanic metropolitan populations.
Map: Population Distribution of Hispanic Origin Groups, by County
A map showing the distribution of all Hispanics and the six largest Hispanic origin groups in the U.S., by county.