Digital tools and resources to access Pew Research Center data
Pew Research Center makes the case-level microdata for much of its research available to the public for secondary analysis after a period of time. See this post for more information on how to use our datasets and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Survey Question Search
Search the Roper iPoll database of questions asked in Pew Research Center surveys since 1989.
Pew Research Center conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. The Global Indicators Database contains data from nearly 600,000 interviews in 64 countries.
Religious Landscape Survey
The RLS surveys more than 35,000 Americans from all 50 states about their religious affiliations, beliefs and practices, and social and political views.
Global Religious Futures
Explore the rapidly changing religious profile of the world including patterns in religious beliefs and practice, trends in religious affiliation and comparisons of restrictions on the practice of religion.
Local News Dynamics
Explore how Americans get the news, which topics they prioritize and how they ways they evaluate local outlets can vary from one community to the next.
Group Typology Quizzes
Political Typology Quiz
Are you a Core Conservative? A Solid Liberal? Or somewhere in between? Take our quiz to find out which one of our Political Typology groups is your best match compared with a nationally representative survey of more than 5,000 U.S. adults by Pew Research Center. You can also create a group quiz to see how your classroom or community compares to the general public.
Religious Typology Quiz
Are you a Sunday Stalwart? Solidly Secular? Or somewhere in between? Take our quiz to find out which one of the religious typology groups is your best match and see how you compare with our nationally representative survey of more than 4,000 U.S. adults. You can also create a group quiz to see how your classroom or community compares to the general public.
Pew Research Methods R package
An R package available on GitHub containing various functions that the Pew Research Methods team uses in their day-to-day work with survey data.
A behind-the-scenes blog about research methods at Pew Research Center.
National Public Opinion Reference Survey (NPORS)
We use NPORS to produce benchmark estimates for several topics, such as Americans’ political and religious affiliations.