The movement of people across borders has halted in much of the world as countries close their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Looking at household living arrangements in 130 countries and territories may shed light on how coronavirus-related quarantines are being felt.
People are widely dissatisfied with democracy in their country and believe that elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
NATO is generally seen in a positive light across countries in the alliance, but many express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations.
Views of the U.S. are favorable across many of the 33 countries we surveyed in 2019, although confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump is low.
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.
Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
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.
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.
Worldwide, most of the countries that allow gay marriage are in Western Europe. In the Americas, five countries have legalized gay marriage.