Globally, women are younger than their male partners, more likely to age alone
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.
Among 41 countries, only U.S. lacks paid parental leave
Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
19 striking findings from 2019
Every year, we publish hundreds of reports, blog posts, digital essays and other studies. Here are some of our most noteworthy findings from the past year.
U.S. has world’s highest rate of children living in single-parent households
Almost a quarter of U.S. children under 18 live with one parent and no other adults, more than three times the share of children around the world who do so.
Religion and Living Arrangements Around the World
Household size and composition often vary by religious affiliation, data from 130 countries and territories reveals. Muslims and Hindus have larger households than Christians and religious “nones,” influenced in part by regional norms.
How unemployment rates relate to economic attitudes in the EU
In EU countries with higher unemployment, people are more pessimistic about job prospects. Youth unemployment and lack of economic growth are also factors.
People around the globe are divided in their opinions of China
Negative views of China predominate in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe. China also receives unfavorable marks from many neighbors in the Asia-Pacific region.
Despite some improvements, Americans and Germans remain far apart in views of bilateral relations
Americans and Germans continue to have notably different perspectives on the relationship between their countries.
Supporters of European populist parties stand out on key issues, from EU to Putin
A look at how supporters of European populist parties stand out on key issues, from the European Union to Putin.
Q&A: How Pew Research Center estimated the number of unauthorized immigrants in Europe
In this Q&A and video, learn about the methods and data sources the Center used to estimate the number of unauthorized immigrants in Europe.
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