In some countries – particularly in a segment of West and Central Africa – polygamy is frequently legal and widespread.
A median of 62% of adults across the 14 countries surveyed this summer generally believe most people can be trusted.
The share of unpartnered mothers who are employed and at work has fallen more precipitously than among other parents.
Pope Francis made news recently by voicing his support for same-sex civil unions. The statement struck observers as a shift for the Vatican.
The shares of mothers and fathers who are working have fallen from 2019 to 2020, but the falloff has been comparable for each group.
Most supporters of Donald Trump and Joe Biden report having a lot of friends who share their political preferences.
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.
American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.
The share of 18- to 29-year-olds living with their parents has become a majority since U.S. coronavirus cases began spreading early this year.
Among those who are religiously unaffiliated, meanwhile, the vast majority (84%) say casual sex is sometimes or always acceptable.