Christianity is the dominant religion in the Americas, with 86% of the population, or 804,070,000 people identified as Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox or some other Christian religious faith.
Faith in capitalism has fallen in Europe, with 58% of the public saying that most people are better off in a free market economy.
Most in the world’s emerging economies rate their national economic situation as good, reflecting a much more positive outlook than in the United States or the European Union.
About half of Republicans agree that stricter laws and regulations are needed to protect the environment. That’s down 17 points since 2009 and down nearly 40 points since 1992.
About two-thirds of U.S. Hispanics speak only English at home or speak English very well, compared with 91% of the total U.S. population
As of January 2012, about two-in-ten Americans said they owned a tablet computer, nearly double the number that said they did before the holiday gift-giving season in December 2011.
Americans’ satisfaction with the state of the nation has edged upwards since the fall of 2011, though many more continue to say they are dissatisfied than satisfied with the way things are going in the country today. It has been more than five years since satisfaction has been higher than 34%. Satisfaction with national conditions […]
Barack Obama’s job approval rating has ranged from 44% to 50% in recent months. Obama’s job rating hit a two-year high of 56% in May 2011, in the days immediately after U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden. Read More
Nearly two-in-ten cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone. Most do so for convenience, but for some there is no other option.
A majority of Mexicans continue to support the use of the country’s army to fight drug traffickers.