In many countries, people are more negative about the economy amid COVID-19 than during Great Recession
A median of 80% across 10 countries now say their country’s economy is faring badly, compared with a median of 72% who said this in 2008-2009.
14% of U.S. adults say they have tested positive for COVID-19 or are ‘pretty sure’ they have had it
The share of Americans who say they know someone else who has been hospitalized or died due to COVID-19 has increased sharply since spring.
59% of U.S. parents with lower incomes say their child may face digital obstacles in schoolwork
38% of parents with children whose K-12 schools closed in the spring said that their child was likely to face digital obstacles in schoolwork.
Despite Pandemic, Many Europeans Still See Climate Change as Greatest Threat to Their Countries
The spread of infectious diseases is the top concern in the U.S., UK, Japan and South Korea as global economic concerns grow.
Americans’ expectations about voting in 2020 presidential election are colored by partisan differences
Democrats are more concerned than Republicans about the ease of voting and the broader integrity of the 2020 presidential election.
A majority of young adults in the U.S. live with their parents for the first time since the Great Depression
The share of 18- to 29-year-olds living with their parents has become a majority since U.S. coronavirus cases began spreading early this year.
Views of the economy have turned sharply negative in many countries amid COVID-19
Assessments of national economies have seen swift downturns in many countries, and few see improvements anytime soon.
Amid COVID-19, remittances to some Latin American nations fell sharply in April, then rebounded
El Salvador experienced a 40% drop in remittances in April 2020 compared with April 2019, the largest decline among the six nations analyzed.
More Americans say they are regularly wearing masks in stores and other businesses
As the pandemic continues, a growing share of Americans say they are regularly wearing a face covering in stores and other businesses.
Most Approve of National Response to COVID-19 in 14 Advanced Economies
The pandemic has had a divisive effect on a sense of national unity in many of the countries surveyed: A median of 46% feel more national unity now than before the coronavirus outbreak, while 48% think divisions have grown.
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