With new 2022 survey results just around the corner, here are five of the many insights from the newly added data available on the database.
Since the initial disruptions of field operations due to COVID-19, we have been able to conduct 33 surveys in 17 countries and territories.
Associate Director for International Research Methods Patrick Moynihan explored the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on survey research globally as part of an online conference hosted by the Centre for Social Research and Methods at Australian National University.
Our response to the pandemic has included the difficult decision to suspend much of our international survey work until further notice.
Polling in different parts of the world can be very challenging, because what works in one country may not work in a different country.
The Center conducts polls in many countries other than the U.S. – but the methodology behind our international surveys can vary.
With global survey research, it's important to understand what people are thinking about the subject we're studying. Focus groups help address this.
Detailed information on Pew Research Center international survey meethodology, such as mode of interview, sampling design, margin of error, and design effect, for each country we survey, organized by survey, country and year.
Question 1: Measuring religious identity How does Pew Research Center measure the religious identity of survey respondents and the religious composition of the U.S.? Answer: Generally, we rely on respondents’ self-identification. A key question we ask in many surveys is: “What is your present religion, if any? Are you Protestant, Roman Catholic, Mormon, Orthodox such […]
Among the 25 most populous countries, Egypt, Russia, India, Indonesia and Turkey have the most restrictions on religion, while Japan, Brazil, the Philippines, the Dem. Rep. of the Congo and the U.S. have the fewest restrictions.