Presentation | Jun 25, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on our polling

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.

Short Read | Jul 16, 2019
How is polling done around the world?

The Center conducts polls in many countries other than the U.S. – but the methodology behind our international surveys can vary.

Feature | Jan 8, 2019
Country Specific Methodology

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.

Report | Jul 5, 2018
How Does Pew Research Center Measure the Religious Composition of the U.S.? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

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 […]

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