In a new Pew Research Center analysis based on dozens of focus groups, Asian American participants described the challenges of navigating their own identity in a nation where the label “Asian” brings expectations about their origins, behavior and physical self. Here’s what participants say, in their own words, about what it means to be Asian in America.
63% of Americans say the way the president is elected should be changed so that the winner of the popular vote nationwide wins the presidency.
41% of U.S. journalists who are employed at least part time at a news outlet say they would join a union if it were available to them.
Women in the U.S. are less likely than men to say that technology has had a mostly positive effect on society (42% vs. 54%).
Viktor Orban, who’s set to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Texas, receives generally positive ratings from Hungarians.
In this companion documentary, Asian American participants described navigating their own identity. These participants were not part of our focus group study but were similarly sampled to tell their own stories.
Here are answers to some common questions about the EU, how countries can join it, how long each step typically takes and more.
Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
More than nine-in-ten Poles see Russia as a major threat and have no confidence at all in Putin
The share of adults saying the U.S. isn’t providing enough support to Ukraine has declined since March.
Joe Biden’s political standing is at the lowest point of his presidency. Yet Biden is hardly the only focal point of the public’s political discontent: Americans express unfavorable views of both major parties and a range of leading Republican and Democratic political figures, including Biden’s predecessor, Donald Trump.
In nearly all of the 44 advanced economies we analyzed, consumer prices have risen substantially since pre-pandemic times.
Nearly one-in-five middle-income families report receiving unemployment benefits in 2020.
Black Americans are critical of key aspects of policing and criminal justice. But their views on face recognition technology are more nuanced.
Seven-in-ten U.S. teens say they support the Black Lives Matter movement. By comparison, 56% of U.S. adults said this in a separate survey.
57% of Black adults say marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use by adults; 28% say it should be legal for medical use only.
Most Asian Americans say violence against them is increasing, and most also worry at least some of the time about being threatened or attacked.
“A record 23 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries … and the U.S. Asian population is projected to reach 46 million by 2060.”
The first video in Pew Research Center’s Methods 101 series helps explain random sampling – a concept that lies at the heart of all probability-based survey research – and why it’s important.