Around two-thirds of adults in Germany, France and the UK say it is important for their national government to make voting compulsory.
College graduates without a college-educated parent have lower incomes and less wealth, on average, than those with a parent who has a bachelor’s or higher degree.
The share of adults who are “basically content” with the federal government has risen to the highest point since 2004, driven by Democrats.
When Americans were asked to evaluate the media’s standing in the nation, 41% say news organizations are growing in their influence.
Public trust in government remains low. Only about one-quarter of Americans say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (2%) or “most of the time” (22%).
The challenges of a COVID-19 economy are clear for 2020 college graduates, who have experienced downturns in employment and labor force participation.
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.
Based on certain traditional measures of religious observance, U.S. Jews are far less religious than U.S. Christians and Americans overall.
From 2016 through 2019, lawmaker mentions of Asian Americans on social media – either of the population at large or of smaller subgroups – followed a relatively predictable pattern.
Immigration was one of the five topics most covered by 25 major news outlets in the first 60 days of the Biden administration.