New and emerging occupations are raising the importance of analytical skills, such as science, mathematics and programming.
Those most likely to say COVID-19 threatens day-to-day life live in urban areas in states that have seen relatively high numbers of cases.
Views about the health effects of genetically modified foods grew more negative between 2016 and 2018 and have been steady since then.
Majorities express confidence in how the CDC and state and local officials are responding to the outbreak.
In 2019, 74% of Americans said they had a mostly positive view of doctors; 68% had a mostly favorable view of medical research scientists.
24% of civilian workers in the United States, or roughly 33.6 million people, do not have access to paid sick leave.
As 14 states and one territory prepare to hold primaries or caucuses on Super Tuesday, here’s a look at how Democrats see climate change.
Nearly as many Americans say protecting the environment should be a top policy priority (64%) as say this about strengthening the economy (67%)
Here is a roundup of key takeaways from our studies of U.S. public opinion about science issues and their effect on society.
Most Americans are at least somewhat happy with their lives, but some have grappled with issues like loneliness and work-life balance.