In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
The American public’s views of the impact immigrants have on the country remain largely positive – and deeply partisan.
Nearly 14% of the U.S. population is foreign-born. That's the highest share of foreign-born people in the country since 1910, but it's far from the highest in the world.
While partisans agree that political leaders should be honest and ethical, they differ over whether particular leaders display these traits.
Americans have mixed expectations for 2019. As has been the case since Trump’s election, Republicans are more optimistic than Democrats.
The way polling questions are asked can influence people's answers. Survey experiments are one way to measure the degree to which different questions elicit different answers.
While the 115th Congress was more legislatively active than its recent predecessors, the proportion of substantive to ceremonial legislation was much the same.
Only a third of Venezuelans trust their national government. Venezuelans’ evaluations of their national economy have worsened since 2013.
Growth in the number of emigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean has slowed – due in large part to a slowdown of people leaving Mexico.
On a number of issues, Catholic partisans often express opinions more in line with their political parties' positions than with their church's teachings.