From Millennials in the workforce to religion in America, our most popular posts told important stories about trends shaping our world.
Americans place less importance on religion in their lives than do people in a number of countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia -- but more than residents of many other Western and European countries.
From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center's most memorable findings of the year.
Beijing experienced more than 200 days of air pollution categorized as “unhealthy” or worse in 2014, including 21 days that were “hazardous.”
In wealthier nations, women are more likely than men to consider climate change a serious problem, be concerned it will harm them personally and say that major lifestyle changes are needed to solve the problem.
But the degree of concern about climate change varies markedly from country to country.
That's compared with 27% of Gen Xers and 24% of Boomers who say the same.
China’s rapid economic development, its urbanization and its culture will continue to play a role in family size and the population’s gender makeup.
Public opinion data going back to the 1930s shows that generally speaking, Americans oppose large numbers of refugees entering the country.
With so much new infrastructure, 62% of urban areas in China with populations over 100,000 have become less crowded -- even as most gained in total population.