Some 61% of U.S. adults say they follow COVID-19 news at both the national and local level equally, and 23% say they pay more attention to local news.
About four-in-ten Black and Asian adults say people have acted as if they were uncomfortable around them because of their race or ethnicity since the beginning of the outbreak, and similar shares say they worry that other people might be suspicious of them if they wear a mask when out in public, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
The official U.S. unemployment rate understated the situation for women, Asian Americans, immigrants and workers without a bachelor’s degree.
Associate Director for International Research Methods Patrick Moynihan explored the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on survey research globally as part of an online conference hosted by the Centre for Social Research and Methods at Australian National University.
In March 2020, about three-quarters (74%) of public Facebook posts about COVID-19 linked to news organizations, while just 1% linked to health and science sites.
The share of Americans voting by mail has risen in recent presidential election cycles, but there is variation from one state to another.
65% of U.S. adults say that they have personally worn a mask in stores or other businesses all or most of the time in the past month.
Remittances – money sent by migrants to their home countries – are projected to fall by a record 20% this year.
Here's what our surveys have found about how Americans across the age spectrum have experienced the coronavirus pandemic.
Americans' views of how well the World Health Organization has dealt with the outbreak are sharply divided along partisan lines.