In a number of countries, people place a low premium on the importance of being native born to national identity. However, many
say speaking the dominant language and sharing customs is important to "truly" be considered a national.
Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
The number of migrant apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border rose by 42% in October and November of 2016 compared with the same two-month period in 2015.
Hindus are among the least educated of the world’s major religious groups when looked at globally, but this is not true of Hindus everywhere.
The Obama administration deported 333,341 unauthorized immigrants in the 2015 fiscal year, a decline of about 81,000 (or 20%) from the prior year.
People in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria overwhelmingly point to the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies.
Worldwide, an estimated $582 billion was sent by migrants to relatives in their home countries in 2015, a 2% decline from 2014.
A majority (56%) of Canadians say climate change is harming people now, while only 41% of Americans agree.
On some key issues, like the Keystone XL pipeline and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), supporters of Canada's Liberal Party are less supportive than their Conservative Party predecessors.
During the first decade of this century, the world experienced a dramatic drop in the number of people living in poverty and a significant rise in the number who could be considered middle income, but the majority of the global population remains low income.