Explore the data on how publics across 38 countries think their news media are doing on issues like reporting the news accurately.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP party recently scored victories in two state-level elections. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center this past spring illustrates many of the reasons Modi was able to claim victory in both votes.
Seventy years since the partition of India, read about attitudes in India on a range of subjects, including Pakistan and the handling of the Kashmir dispute.
People in Vietnam, India and South Korea are generally positive about life today in their countries compared with 50 years ago. But in many places, like Latin America, peoples' outlooks are more negative.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Much of the growth in foreign students has happened since the start of the Great Recession.
Nearly 364,000 foreign students with F-1 visas were newly enrolled at a U.S. college or university in 2016, double the number at the outset of the Great Recession.
Since the end of World War II, there have been 225 successful coups (counting the events in Zimbabwe) in countries with populations greater than 500,000, according to the Center for Systemic Peace, which maintains extensive datasets on various forms of armed conflict and political violence. Most coups occurred during the height of the Cold War, from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Most Indians hold a favorable opinion of Narendra Modi, and many are content with the state of the economy and the country's direction. The public is also satisfied with the way their democracy is working.
As Donald Trump sets off on his visit to Asia, the public has become increasingly concerned over North Korea’s capability and its willingness to use nuclear weapons against the United States.
While majorities on Trump's five-country itinerary this month hold favorable views of the U.S., most disapprove of several of his signature policies.