Over the span of the pandemic, rising housing costs have hit renters hard – and prices have continued to soar over the past year.
Americans now see reducing the budget deficit as a higher priority for the president and Congress to address than in recent years. But strengthening the economy continues to be the public’s top policy priority.
Over the span of the pandemic, rising housing costs have hit renters hard - and prices have continued to soar over the past year.
The number of international migrants grew to 281 million in 2020; 3.6% of the world’s people lived outside their country of birth that year.
Additionally, about half of lower-income parents (52%) say they have not had enough money for food or their rent or mortgage.
Evangelical Protestant adults under 40 are more likely than older evangelicals to say climate change is an extremely or very serious problem.
The share of young employees who have been with their employer three years or more has remained relatively steady over time.
Overall, 30% of U.S. adults say descendants of people enslaved in the U.S. should be repaid in some way. 68% say they should not be repaid.
Social media is an important tool for consumers, with some Americans – particularly younger adults – turning to influencer recommendations.
The U.S. public’s views of banks and other financial institutions, as well as large corporations, have become much more negative recently.
As Election Day approaches, here’s a look at voters’ issue priorities, based mainly on a Pew Research Center survey conducted Oct. 10-16.