The U.S. is seen positively in advanced economies for its technology, entertainment, military and universities, but negatively for its health care system, discrimination and the state of its democracy.
73% say they are vaccinated, but at least half express confusion, concern over vaccine information and health impacts.
Republican- and Democratic-led states alike already require hundreds of thousands of citizens to be vaccinated against various diseases.
82% of members of the historically Black Protestant tradition who attend church regularly have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Recent surveys have documented how people around the world view the issue of climate change and international responses.
Citizens offer mixed reviews of how their societies have responded to climate change, and many question the efficacy of international efforts to stave off a global environmental crisis.
46% of U.S. adults say the area where they live has had an extreme weather event over the past 12 months.
Majorities of Americans support an array of measures to address climate change but stop short of a full break with fossil fuels.
Currently, 55% of U.S. adults express at least some support for the Black Lives Matter movement, unchanged from a year ago.
The 2020 census has drawn attention to some layers of Hispanic identity, providing details about how Hispanics view their racial identity.
In 2020, Hispanics made up nearly one-in-five people in the U.S. (19%), up from 16% in 2010 and just 5% in 1970.
Majorities across demographic and political groups have neutral views about the changing racial makeup of the U.S. population.
“Our goal is to make joining and participating in our survey panel just as appealing to rural conservatives as it is to urban progressives.”
The first video in Pew Research Center’s Methods 101 series helps explain random sampling – a concept that lies at the heart of all probability-based survey research – and why it’s important.