In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
While the share of Americans who say they are lonely all or most of the time is small, the share rises significantly for some groups.
Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.
Americans are closely divided over the health benefits of organic produce. Some 45% of U.S. adults say organic fruits and vegetables are better for you than conventionally grown produce, compared with 51% who say that organic produce is neither better nor worse, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted earlier this year. The share […]
The United States is a nation divided when it comes to food, and Americans’ food preferences are especially evident in what they don’t eat.
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
About half of U.S. adults say genetically modified foods are worse for one’s health than non-GM foods, while 44% think GM foods ingredients are neither better nor worse for one’s health.
More than 11 million U.S. parents – or 18% – were not working outside the home in 2016. The stay-at-home share of U.S. parents in 2016 was almost identical to what it was in 1989, but there has been a modest increase among fathers.