Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry.
Women's contributions to U.S. household incomes have grown. Yet, men contribute more of the income in most couples, and this reality aligns with public sentiments.
Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but dramatically different from the peak of 72% in 1960.
While the demographic profile of NRA members is similar to that of other gun owners, their political views, the way they use their firearms and their attitudes about gun policy differ significantly from gun owners who are not members of the organization.
Americans have broad exposure to guns, whether they personally own one or not. About seven-in-ten say they have fired a gun at some point and 42% currently live in a gun-owning household.
The demographic makeup of the country's active-duty force has changed over time, and those changes tend to reflect trends in the broader society.
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. adults say workers should receive paid leave when they need to take time off to care for a sick family member.
Most Americans say workers should receive paid leave, but the level of support varies across different situations. Experiences with leave vary by income and gender.
Among the challenges U.S. police officers perceive on the job is a widespread feeling that police are mistreated by the media.
Majorities of police officers say that recent high-profile encounters between black citizens and police have made their jobs riskier and left many officers reluctant to fully carry out some of their duties.