While the share of Americans who say they are lonely all or most of the time is small, the share rises significantly for some groups.
Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.
Americans are closely divided over the health benefits of organic produce. Some 45% of U.S. adults say organic fruits and vegetables are better for you than conventionally grown produce, compared with 51% who say that organic produce is neither better nor worse, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted earlier this year. The share […]
The United States is a nation divided when it comes to food, and Americans’ food preferences are especially evident in what they don’t eat.
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
About half of U.S. adults say genetically modified foods are worse for one’s health than non-GM foods, while 44% think GM foods ingredients are neither better nor worse for one’s health.
If you live in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America or the United States, you are more likely than people in other regions of the world to say you’re having a particularly good day. For the past several years, Pew Research Center’s annual Global Attitudes Survey has started with the following question: “How would you describe your […]
Most Americans see value in steering children toward toys, activities associated with opposite gender
More Americans say it's good to steer girls toward boy-oriented toys and activities than say boys should be encouraged to play with girl-oriented toys.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data about foreign students in the U.S. higher education system.
Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but dramatically different from the peak of 72% in 1960.