Most Americans express positive views of country’s growing racial and ethnic diversity
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say that the growing racial and ethnic diversity in America makes the country a better place to live.
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.
Irish vote highlights widespread popular support for legal abortion in Western Europe
Two-thirds of Irish adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, a level of support reflected in a recent vote in Ireland on legal abortion.
What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities
Despite widening gaps in politics and demographics, Americans across community types have a lot in common in key facets of their lives.
2020 census will ask about same-sex marriages for the first time
A new question about citizenship on the 2020 census form is in the headlines, but the U.S. Census Bureau also plans other changes for the next national count.
Most Poles accept Jews as fellow citizens and neighbors, but a minority do not
While most adults in Poland say they are willing to accept Jews as fellow citizens, neighbors and family members, almost one-in-five take the opposite position.
What Google searches can tell us about Americans’ interest in guns
Read key findings from an analysis that looks into the public’s interest in guns as potential consumer products, rather than as a subject of general interest.
Women in majority-male workplaces report higher rates of gender discrimination
The American workplace remains segregated by gender, and women in majority-male workplaces are more likely than other women to report gender discrimination.
In 2017, Americans narrowly opposed allowing teachers and school officials to carry guns
Last year, more than half of U.S. adults said they would oppose allowing teachers and officials to carry guns in K-12 schools.
American religious groups vary widely in their views of abortion
Many Many Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons and members of some evangelical churches say abortion should be illegal. But among other religious groups, many support legal abortion.