The share of young adults who are not engaged in work or education has gone down gradually in recent decades and is now at its lowest point in 30 years (13.7%). The downward trend in this figure – sometimes referred to as the “disconnection rate” – reflects in part the nation’s tight labor markets and […]
Amid questions over e-cigarettes and public health, here’s a look at what data shows about vaping in the U.S.
Most cellphone-using teens say their phone is a way to pass time. Similarly large shares use their phone to connect with others or learn new things.
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
The U.S. teen birth rate is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 in 2018. What’s behind the recent trends?
Depression is rising among American teenagers, and teen girls are particularly likely to have had recent depressive episodes.
The share of U.S. teens working during the summer has tumbled since 2000: Only about a third of teens had a job last summer.
A majority of parents are concerned about the experiences their teen might encounter online. Parents take various actions to monitor and police their teen’s online behavior.
Seven-in-ten U.S. teens say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Yet anxiety and depression aren't the only concerns for teens.
Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on many issues every year. Read 18 of this year’s standout findings.