A rising share of Asian Americans say they have no religion (32%), but many consider themselves close to one or more religious traditions for reasons such as family or culture. Christianity is still the largest faith group among Asian Americans (34%).
The share of the public that supports authoritarian systems ranges from 85% in India to 8% in Sweden.
Representative Democracy Remains a Popular Ideal, but People Around the World Are Critical of How It’s Working
A 24-country survey finds a median of 59% are dissatisfied with how their democracy is functioning, and 74% think elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
Across 27 countries surveyed, people generally see social media as more of a good thing than a bad thing for democracy.
Around eight-in-ten adults in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam say both men and women should be primarily responsible for earning money.
74% of Americans view the war between Russia and Ukraine as important to U.S. national interests – with 43% describing it as very important.
The U.S. Border Patrol had nearly 250,000 encounters with migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico in December 2023.
In most countries surveyed, around nine-in-ten or more adults are online. In South Korea, 99% of adults use the internet.
Across more than 20 countries surveyed, a median of 91% say being able to speak their country’s most common language is important for being considered a true national. And 81% say sharing their country’s customs and traditions is important for true belonging.
67% of people in Taiwan see themselves as primarily Taiwanese, compared with 3% who think of themselves as primarily Chinese.
China’s Christian population appears to have stopped growing after rising rapidly in the 1980s and ’90s
Between 2010 and 2018, the share of Chinese adults who identify with Christianity remained stable at about 2%.