Americans’ views of politics and elected officials are unrelentingly negative, with little hope of improvement on the horizon. 65% of Americans say they always or often feel exhausted when thinking about politics. By contrast, just 10% say they always or often feel hopeful about politics.
A median of 49% of people in 12 places in Asia say they at least somewhat favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally.
Among the 32 places surveyed, support for legal same-sex marriage is highest in Sweden, where 92% of adults favor it, and lowest in Nigeria, where only 2% back it.
Today, there are more than 18 million living veterans in the United States, representing about 6% of the country’s adult population.
Three-quarters of Americans are familiar with the length of a Supreme Court appointment.
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Seven-in-ten Hispanic Americans say they’ve seen a doctor or other health care provider in the past year, compared with 82% among Americans overall.
A majority of Americans believe climate change is causing harm to people in the U.S. today and 63% expect things to get worse in their lifetime.
The share of Americans who say climate scientists understand very well whether climate change is occurring decreased from 37% in 2021 to 32% this year.
The Chinese government closely regulates religious activity – here are 10 things to know about their policies on religion.
72% of U.S. adults say that there should be limits on the amount of money individuals and organizations can spend on political campaigns.