10 key findings about the religious lives of U.S. teens and their parents
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.
U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.
A majority of young adults in the U.S. live with their parents for the first time since the Great Depression
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.
Amid coronavirus outbreak, nearly three-in-ten young people are neither working nor in school
Between February and June 2020, the share of young adults who are neither enrolled in school nor employed has more than doubled.
Parenting Children in the Age of Screens
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason.
Activism on social media varies by race and ethnicity, age, political party
32% of U.S. social media users say they have used these sites in the past month to encourage others to take action on issues.
Younger adults differ from older ones in perceptions of news about COVID-19, George Floyd protests
Those ages 18 to 29 differ from older Americans in their news consumption habits and in their responses to major news events and coverage.
U.S. Millennials tend to have favorable views of foreign countries and institutions – even as they age
Even as they age, younger generations in the U.S. tend to be more favorably disposed to groups, leaders and countries beyond their border.
About a fifth of U.S. adults moved due to COVID-19 or know someone who did
37% of those ages 18 to 29 say they moved, someone moved into their home or they know someone who moved because of the outbreak.
Experts Predict More Digital Innovation by 2030 Aimed at Enhancing Democracy
A majority of experts canvassed say significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place. But they are divided about whether this will lead to positive outcomes for the public.
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