Worldwide, an estimated $582 billion was sent by migrants to relatives in their home countries in 2015, a 2% decline from 2014.
Views of the U.S. and its president were mainly positive. But when we asked people abroad how they saw Americans given a list of characteristics, the answers were more of a mixed bag.
As he nears the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to enjoy a broad degree of international popularity.
As elections near, Australians show robust support for their prime minister's dealings in international affairs. But many are frustrated with his handling of the refugee issue, climate change and the economy.
Only about a fifth of India’s roughly 1.2 billion people are online, according to a recent Pew Research Center report, and the world’s biggest technology companies are clamoring for this large, untapped user base. Facebook recently tried (and failed) to implement its “Free Basics” internet program, and Google is also vying for the vast Indian […]
A Pew Research Center spring 2015 survey found that Pakistanis were extremely critical of these terrorist organizations and supported government action to fight extremists.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tour of the United States comes at a time of many tensions between the two nations. Our surveys capture American public opinion toward China, and Chinese public opinion toward the U.S.
Beijing experienced more than 200 days of air pollution categorized as “unhealthy” or worse in 2014, including 21 days that were “hazardous.”
China’s rapid economic development, its urbanization and its culture will continue to play a role in family size and the population’s gender makeup.
With so much new infrastructure, 62% of urban areas in China with populations over 100,000 have become less crowded -- even as most gained in total population.