Workplace diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, or DEI, are increasingly becoming part of national political debates. For a majority of employed U.S. adults (56%), focusing on increasing DEI at work is a good thing. But relatively small shares of workers place a lot of importance on diversity at their workplace.
70% of White evangelical parents say it’s very important that their kids have similar religious beliefs to theirs
About a third of U.S. parents with children under 18 say it’s extremely or very important to them that their kids share their religious beliefs.
Overall, 30% of U.S. adults say descendants of people enslaved in the U.S. should be repaid in some way. 68% say they should not be repaid.
Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
As 2021 draws to a close, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most striking research findings from the past year.
While the share of Black, Hispanic and Asian American teachers has increased, it hasn’t kept pace with the growth in the diversity of students.
Among White Americans, worship service attendance remains highly correlated with presidential vote choice.
Most Americans say the declining share of White people in the U.S. is neither good nor bad for society
Majorities across demographic and political groups have neutral views about the changing racial makeup of the U.S. population.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.