America's image remains more positive than China's around the world, especially when it comes to how global publics perceive each government's treatment of its own people.
In the 2013 Pew Research Center global public opinion survey, 39 countries were asked about personal freedoms in the United States, China, Saudi Arabia and Iran. Below is a plot of the percent responding ‘yes’ to: Does the government of ____ respect the personal freedoms of its people? Individual markers represent results from each of […]
The population of e-book readers is growing. In the past year, the number of those who read an e-book in the past year increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older in December 2011 to 23% in November 2012. At the same time, the percentage of Americans who read a printed book in […]
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In the Pew Research Center’s survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults, we asked respondents to describe how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation/gender identity has been for them personally.
The closer the country is to the outer edge of the spider graph, the more negative its attitudes are; the closer it is to the center of the graph, the more positive its attitudes are. To see more countries, select in the legend below.
Many in Developing Nations Struggle to Afford Food
The typical (median) teen Facebook user has 300 friends. The larger a teen's network, the more likely they are to have a wider variety of friends and share more personal information.
Teens share a wide range of information about themselves on social networking sites. While the sites themselves are designed to encourage sharing, many teens actively monitor their reputation on social media. Answer the question below to begin building the interactive profile, and explore what teens post and prune on their profiles.
Over-reporting the Vote This scatterplot shows the gap between the U.S. Census Bureau estimate of the voter turnout rate and the actual voter turnout rate in the 2012 election, against the percentage of eligible voters who are black in each state. The Census Bureau survey overestimates turnout in states above the horizontal line and states […]