Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis.
6 facts about America’s STEM workforce and those training for it
Black and Hispanic workers remain underrepresented in STEM jobs compared with their share of the U.S. workforce.
U.S. labor market inches back from the COVID-19 shock, but recovery is far from complete
Here’s how the COVID-19 recession is affecting labor force participation and unemployment among American workers a year after its onset.
Key facts about the changing U.S. unauthorized immigrant population
The unauthorized immigrant population’s size and composition has ebbed and flowed significantly over the past 30 years.
Americans’ views of Asia-Pacific nations have not changed since 2018 – with the exception of China
As Americans eye the Asia-Pacific region, they see a mix of friends and some foes, according to a new survey conducted Feb. 1-7, 2021.
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S.
The Asian population in the U.S. grew 81% from 2000 to 2019, from roughly 10.5 million to a record 18.9 million people.
Confronting 2016 and 2020 Polling Limitations
Looking at final estimates of the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential race, 93% of national polls overstated the Democratic candidate’s support among voters, while nearly as many (88%) did so in 2016.
Q&A: After misses in 2016 and 2020, does polling need to be fixed again? What our survey experts say
Polling organizations have taken close looks at how election surveys are designed, administered and analyzed. We are no exception.
Social Media Use in 2021
A majority of Americans say they use YouTube and Facebook, while use of Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok is especially common among adults under 30.
Partisan differences in social media use show up for some platforms, but not Facebook
Democrats are about 10 percentage points or more likely than Republicans to say they ever use Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, LinkedIn or Reddit.
Social Media Fact Sheet
Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves. Explore the demographic patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape.
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