The share of Republicans who say the U.S. gives too much aid to Ukraine has steadily increased, from 9% in March 2022 to 40% now.
The number of international migrants grew to 281 million in 2020; 3.6% of the world’s people lived outside their country of birth that year.
Nearly a quarter of countries used force to prevent religious gatherings during the pandemic; other government restrictions and social hostilities related to religion remained fairly stable.
For more than a decade, Pew Research Center has been tracking global patterns in restrictions on religion – both those imposed by governments and hostilities committed by individuals and social groups.
Favorable opinions of Russia and Putin have declined sharply among Europe’s populists following Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.
Americans express less concern than in the spring about Ukraine being defeated by Russia and about the war expanding into other countries.
Prevailing view among Americans is that U.S. influence in the world is weakening – and China’s is growing
Nearly half of Americans (47%) say that the United States’ influence in the world has been getting weaker in recent years.
Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
The share of adults saying the U.S. isn’t providing enough support to Ukraine has declined since March.
Americans see China as a growing superpower – and increasingly say it is the world’s leading economy.