Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had completed at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, compared with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the same age range.
Some trends in presidential elections either reversed or stalled: White turnout increased and the nonwhite share of the U.S. electorate remained flat from 2012.
The generation gap between millennials and older adults on social and political issues exists even among evangelical Protestants.
Take a look at 10 recent findings on demographic trends, ranging from global refugee and migrant flows to changes to family life and living arrangements.
Americans support protecting the environment, but there are deep partisan divides. And they give other issues, like the economy or terrorism, greater priority.
The generation gap in American politics is dividing two younger age groups, Millennials and Generation X, from the two older groups, Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation.
Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s.
Americans are moving at the lowest rate on record, and recently released Census Bureau data show that a primary reason is that Millennials are moving significantly less than earlier generations of young adults.
Pew Research Center published 125 reports and more than 400 blog posts in 2016. Here were the ones that attracted the most readers.
Muslim women have made greater educational gains than Muslim men in most regions of the world.