Focus groups with young adults in France, Germany and the United Kingdom revealed that these young people see the U.S. as the “world’s policeman” with a self-interested history of interventionism, while China is labeled the “world’s factory,” respected for its economic dominance but criticized for its expansionism and human rights violations.
Incidents against Jewish people in 2020 ranged from verbal and physical assaults to vandalism of cemeteries and scapegoating for the pandemic.
Most U.S. adults are neutral toward several religious groups, though Americans tend to rate their own religious group positively. More than a third of Americans hold unfavorable views of multiple religious groups.
Twenty years ago this month, the U.S. launched a major invasion of Iraq. President George W. Bush and his administration at first drew broad public support for the use of military force. Yet the campaign soon left Americans deeply divided, and by 2019, 62% said the Iraq War was not worth fighting.
Parents’ worries about their children are often linked to how they assess the quality of their neighborhoods
14% of parents say their neighborhood is only a fair or poor place to raise kids; these parents also have greater worry for their kids' well-being.
Nearly 107.7 million valid votes were cast in the 2022 House elections, representing about 45.1% of the estimated voting-eligible population.
Black Americans view capitalism more negatively than positively but express hope in Black businesses
In an August 2022 survey, 54% of Black adults said they had a very or somewhat negative impression of capitalism, up from 40% in May 2019.
Though younger people tend to be more internationally oriented than older adults, they differ from one another over how they want their country to engage with the world.
Here’s a look at what surveys by Pew Research Center and other organizations have found about Americans’ mental health during the pandemic.
Key statistics and data about the demographic, geographic and economic characteristics of the U.S. Black population.