Some 16% of Americans have ever earned money from an online gig platform. While most gig platform workers say they have had a positive experience with these jobs, some report facing on-the-job troubles like being treated rudely or sexually harassed.
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa tend to be more religious than U.S.-born Black adults or immigrants from the Caribbean.
Nearly six-in-ten U.S. adults (59%) see a great deal of difference between the two major political parties, up from 55% just two years ago.
We asked respondents in both countries to, in their own words, define what democracy means to them. Most commonly, people mention three broad concepts: freedom and human rights, elections and procedures, and having a voice in government.
As democratic nations have wrestled with economic, social and geopolitical upheaval in recent years, the future of liberal democracy has come into question. Our international surveys reveal key insights into how citizens think about democratic governance.
Americans are closely divided over whether people convicted of crimes spend too much, too little or about the right amount of time in prison.
Fewer than 1 million foreign students enrolled for either online or in-person classes at U.S. universities in the 2020-21 school year.
Pew Research Center experts, joined by Demos Chief Executive Polly Mackenzie and International IDEA Head of Democracy Assessment Seema Shah, discuss recent public opinion data on attitudes toward democracy ahead of the U.S. Summit for Democracy.
Third-quarter 2021 inflation was higher in nearly all (39) of the 46 nations analyzed than in the pre-pandemic third quarter of 2019.
The share of Americans who say having political conversations with those they disagree with is “stressful and frustrating” has increased.