Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, public opinion on the acceptance of homosexuality in society remains sharply divided by country, region and economic development.
Across the surveyed countries, opinion varies widely about the value of diversity. But interacting with people of different backgrounds is related to more positive attitudes about the role of diversity in society.
To mark World Press Freedom Day, here are five charts that show how people globally see the freedom of the press.
Our response to the pandemic has included the difficult decision to suspend much of our international survey work until further notice.
Sizable shares say men have more opportunities for high-paying jobs and that men should have preferential treatment when jobs are scarce.
Our analysis assesses the relationship between Nigerians’ distance to a major Chinese investment in their country and their views toward China.
Some countries where COVID-19 has been deadliest – including the United States and Italy – have populations that skew considerably older than the global average.
A median of 77% across 34 countries surveyed use the internet at least occasionally or own an internet-enabled smartphone.
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.