Digital tools and resources to access Pew Research data

Dataset Downloads

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 with any questions.

Search the Roper iPoll database of questions asked in Pew Research surveys since 1989

Research Databases

American News Pathways

Search over 500 questions we’ve asked the U.S. public about their news habits and attitudes related to what they heard, perceived and knew about the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the COVID-19 pandemic, and protests against racial inequality

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.

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Global Indicators

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.

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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.

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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.

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Group Typology Quizzes

Create a group quiz to see how your classroom or community compares to the general public.

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.

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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.

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Other Resources

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

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