This study examines the different types of sources linked to on Twitter about a widely discussed news topic: U.S. immigration. To do this, Pew Research Center researchers analyzed the sites linked to in tweets about U.S. immigration policy and news events that were posted during the first month of the Trump administration (Jan. 20-Feb. 20, […]
A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.
Facebook is a site built upon social connections with friends and family and has developed a news experience that also has a strong social component. A majority, 60%, “like” or comment on stories at least sometimes – with 19% that do so often. That is almost on par with clicking on links to the news […]
Overall, remittances to Spanish-speaking Latin America countries have more than doubled since 2000 in real dollars. Those Latin American nations received $22.9 billion in remittances in 2000, a figure that rose to an estimated $53.8 billion in 2013, according to World Bank data. Looking at trends since 2000, the onset of the U.S. Great Recession […]
Generations. The number of generations in a household is determined by the relationship of each person in the household to the head. Each household has a “base” generation determined by the reference person or head of the household. Others in the base generation include the reference person’s spouse, siblings and siblings in law. Generations beyond […]
1. Overview Remittances to Spanish-speaking Latin American countries overall have recovered from a decline during the recent recession, with the notable exception of Mexico, according to World Bank data analyzed by the Pew Research Center. Migrants’ remittances to Mexico, an estimated $22 billion in 2013, are 29% below their 2006 peak. For all other Spanish-speaking […]
The study involved five separate research methodologies in each city, each of which is detailed below. City Selection Process The three cities studied as a part of Local News in a Digital Age are not meant to be representative of the United States as a whole, but rather serve as detailed case studies of local […]
Residential segregation by income has increased during the past three decades across the United States and in 27 of the nation’s 30 largest major metropolitan areas43 , according to a new analysis of census tract44 and household income data by the Pew Research Center. The analysis finds that 28% of lower-income households in 2010 were […]
The size of the U.S. Jewish population has been a matter of lively debate among academic experts for more than a decade. Because the Pew Research survey involves a representative sample of Jews, rather than a census of all American Jews, it cannot definitively answer the question. However, data from the survey can be used […]
Religious leaders, scholars and ethicists from 16 major American religious groups explain how their faith traditions’ teachings address physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia and other end-of-life questions.