An estimated 800,000 to 1.2 million unauthorized immigrants lived in the United Kingdom in 2017, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on the latest available data.
Unauthorized Immigrants in Germany
An estimated 1.0 million to 1.2 million unauthorized immigrants lived in Germany in 2017, up from 500,000 to 600,000 in 2014, according to new Pew Research Center estimates based on the latest available data.
A global snapshot of same-sex marriage
Worldwide, most of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe. In the Americas, five countries have legalized gay marriage.
Same-Sex Marriage Around the World
Key facts about refugees to the U.S.
A decline in U.S. refugee admissions comes at a time when the number of refugees worldwide has reached the highest levels since World War II.
Pluralities in most emerging economies believe government should ensure equal internet access
A median of 65% across 11 emerging economies say it is the government’s responsibility to ensure equal access to reliable internet service.
In Emerging Economies, Smartphone and Social Media Users Have Broader Social Networks
Smartphone users in emerging economies – especially those who use social media – tend to be more exposed to people with different backgrounds and more connected with friends they don’t see in person.
Religiously unaffiliated people face harassment in a growing number of countries
The religiously unaffiliated were harassed by governments, private groups or both in 23 countries in 2017, up from 14 the previous year.
People around the world express more support for taking in refugees than immigrants
People around the world are more accepting of refugees fleeing violence and war than they are of immigrants moving to their country.
How religious restrictions around the world have changed over a decade
The Center's tenth report on religious restrictions around the world focuses on trends in restrictions from 2007 to 2017.
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