The following are the publicly available datasets from Pew Research Center’s nationally representative American Trends Panel. For more information on the panel, please see our American Trends Panel overview.

A codebook for demographic profile variables and general instructions for working with American Trends Panel data can be downloaded here.

For questions or information about downloading our datasets, contact us at info@pewresearch.org.

COVID-19 Late April 2020
Field dates: April 20-26, 2020
Topic: COVID-19

COVID-19 Late March 2020
Field dates: March 19-24, 2020
Topic: COVID-19

Wave 1
Field dates: March 9, 2014 – April 29, 2014
Topic(s): Media consumption

Wave 2
There is no Wave 2. Between Waves 1 and 3, a phone outreach was conducted with adults who had agreed to join but had not yet taken a panel survey.

Wave 3
Field dates: April 29, 2014 – May 27, 2014
Topics: Personality politics

Wave 4
Field dates: May 30, 2014 – June 30, 2014
Topic(s): Religion and technology

Wave 5
Field dates: July 7, 2014 – Aug. 4, 2014
Topic(s): Randomized survey mode experiment

Wave 6
Field dates: Aug. 11, 2014 – Sept. 3, 2014
Topic(s): Religion, science, knowledge

Wave 7
Field dates: Sept. 9, 2014 – Oct. 3, 2014
Topic(s): 2014 midterm pre-election

Wave 8.5
Field dates: Nov. 10, 2014 – Nov. 16, 2014
Topic(s): Experience sampling study on smartphone use in the U.S.

Wave 9
Field dates: Nov. 17, 2014 – Dec. 15, 2014
Topic(s): 2014 midterm post-election, views of open data/open government

Wave 10
Field dates: March 16, 2015 – April 6, 2015
Topic(s): Political knowledge, immigration

Wave 13
Field dates: Nov. 24, 2015 – Dec. 21, 2015
Topic(s): Digital economy, U.S. political items

Wave 14
Field dates: Jan. 12, 2016 – Feb. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Social media use, U.S. political items

Wave 14.5
Field dates: Feb. 24, 2016 – March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Experience sampling study on media news consumption

Wave 15
Field dates: March 1, 2016 – March 28, 2016
Topic(s): Human enhancement, political antipathy, U.S. political items

Wave 16
Field dates: April 5, 2016 – May 2, 2016
Topic(s): Human enhancement, political antipathy, U.S. political items, grandparents

Wave 17
Field dates: May 10, 2016 – June, 6, 2016
Topic(s):  Science in everyday life, U.S. political items

Wave 18
Field dates: June 7, 2016 – July 5, 2016
Topic(s): Politics pre-election, U.S. political items, journalism, religion items

Wave 19
Field dates: July 7, 2016 – Aug. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Social media politics, U.S. political items

Wave 20
Field dates: Aug 22, 2016 – Sept. 12, 2016
Topic(s): Religious freedom, Evangelical identification, police, politics post convention

Wave 21
Field dates: Sept. 27, 2016 – Oct. 10, 2016
Topic(s): U.S. political items, 2016 election (post-debate #1)

Wave 22
Field dates: Oct. 25, 2016 – Nov. 8, 2016
Topic(s): Pre-2016 election political poll

Wave 23
Field dates: Nov. 29, 2016 – Dec. 12, 2016
Topic(s): Post-2016 election political poll

Wave 24
Field dates: Jan. 9, 2017 – Jan. 23, 2017
Topic(s): Cyber harassment, religion “feeling” thermometers

Wave 24.5
Field dates: Feb. 28, 2017 – March 12, 2017
Topic(s): Randomized survey mode experiment

Wave 25
Field dates: March 13, 2017 – March 27, 2017
Topic(s): Guns, online harassment, news and social media attitudes, election forecasts

Wave 26
Field dates: April 4, 2017 – April 18, 2017
Topic(s): Guns

Wave 27
Field dates: May 1, 2017 – May 15, 2017
Topic(s): Automation and driverless vehicles

Wave 28
Field dates: Aug. 8, 2017 – Aug. 21, 2017
Topic(s): Views on gender, news consumption habits, social media attitudes, political party affiliation

Wave 29
Field dates: Sept. 14, 2017 – Sept. 28, 2017
Topic(s): Views on gender

Wave 30
Field dates: Dec. 4, 2017 – Dec. 18, 2017
Topic(s): Religious Typology

Wave 31
Field dates: Jan. 29, 2018 – Feb. 13, 2018
Topic(s): Democracy

Wave 32
Field dates: Feb. 26, 2018 – March 11, 2018
Topics(s): Community types, Sexual harassment

Wave 33
Field dates: March 27 – April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Climate change, space tourism, school shootings

Wave 34
Field dates: April 26, 2018 – May 6, 2018
Topic(s): Biomedical and food issues

Wave 35
Field dates: May 29, 2018 to July 11, 2018
Topic(s): Algorithms and tech companies

Wave 36
Field dates: June 19, 2018 – July 2, 2018
Topic(s): Gender and leadership

Wave 37
Field dates: July 30, 2018 to Aug. 12, 2018
Topic(s): Midterm engagement, partisan agreement on facts, party ideology, social media news use and bots, and a forced choice vs. select all experiment

Wave 38
Field dates: Sept. 24 – Oct. 7, 2018
Topic(s): Pre-election poll, generations research

Wave 39
Field dates: Nov. 7 – Nov. 16, 2018
Topic(s): Post-election poll

Wave 40
Field dates: Nov. 27 – Dec. 10, 2018
Topic(s): Trust, facts, and democracy

Wave 41
Field dates: Dec. 10 – Dec. 23, 2018
Topic(s): Views of America in 2050

Wave 42
Field dates: Jan. 7 – Jan. 21, 2019
Topic: Trust in science

Wave 43
Field dates: Jan. 22 – Feb. 5, 2019
Topic: Race in America

Wave 44
Field dates: Feb. 4 – Feb. 19, 2019
Topic: Religious knowledge

Wave 45
Field dates: Feb. 19 – March 4, 2019
Topic: Misinformation

Wave 46
Field dates: March 18 – April 1, 2019
Topic: Religious trust

Wave 47
Field dates: April 1 – April 15, 2019
Topic: Benchmark study

Wave 48
Field dates: April 29 – May 13, 2019
Topic: Political discourse

Wave 48.5
Field dates: May 14 – June 3, 2019
Topic: Veterans

Wave 49
Field dates: June 3 – June 17, 2019
Topic: Privacy and surveillance

Wave 50
Field dates: June 25 – July 8, 2019
Topic: American families

Wave 51
Field dates: July 8 – July 21, 2019
Topic: Social media

Wave 52
Field dates: July 22 – Aug. 4, 2019
Topic: U.S. politics

Wave 53
Field dates: Sept. 3 – Sept. 15, 2019
Topic: U.S. political parties

Wave 54
Field dates: Sept. 16 – Sept. 29, 2019
Topic: Economic inequality