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Local TV has experienced the greatest decline but still garners the largest audience of the three, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. From 2016 to 2017, the portion of Americans who often rely on local TV for their news fell 9 percentage points, from 46% to 37%. By comparison, reliance on ...
About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, conducted in October, finds that the share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from ...

That was the fewest in the past five decades, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Senate membership data going back to the 90th Congress (1967-68). Now, with 14 split delegations, the current Senate is tied with several other Congresses for second-fewest in the past 50 years - there were 14 ...
Pew Research Center surveys have found that online harassment is a common phenomenon in the digital lives of many Americans, and that a majority of Americans feel harassment online is a major problem. Even so, there is considerable debate over what online harassment actually means in practice.
On Nov. 30, 2017, Pew Research Center hosted a survey methodology workshop on the opportunities and challenges of conducting public opinion research in sub-Saharan Africa. The goal of this all-day event was to identify and discuss best practices and future directions for the field by convening a broad ...
Still, based on our own survey and demographic research, as well as outside sources, Pew Research Center estimates that there were about 3.45 million Muslims of all ages living in the U.S. in 2017, and that Muslims made up about 1.1% of the total U.S. population. Muslims in the U.S. are not as numerous ...

But these figures vary widely among different U.S. religious groups. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many Buddhists and substantial numbers of Hindus say they meditate regularly, according to Pew Research Center's 2014 Religious Landscape Study. Indeed, two-thirds of Buddhists and one-third of Hindus in the ...
If you live in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America or the United States, you are more likely than people in other regions of the world to say you're having a particularly good day. For the past several years, Pew Research Center's annual Global Attitudes Survey has started with the following question: "How ...
Pew Research Center studies a wide array of topics both in the U.S. and around the world, and every year we are struck by particular findings. Sometimes they mark a new milestone in public opinion; other times a sudden about-face. From an increase in Americans living without a spouse or partner to the ...
And, when Time Magazine selected its "Person of the Year" in December, the winner was not one person but the broad range of people who came forward. Pew Research Center surveys underscored the breadth of these experiences, as well as the public's attitudes toward them. In a poll conducted in early ...
These findings emerge from two Pew Research Center national surveys that explored attitudes and experiences about Hispanic identity among two populations. The first survey, conducted Oct. 21-Nov. 30, 2015, in English and Spanish, explored the attitudes and experiences of a nationally representative ...
Between January 2015 and July 2017, nearly half (48%) of the links to national news outlets that members of Congress shared on facebook were to outlets predominantly linked to by members of just one party, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. What's more, 5% of these news links ...
Voice-controlled digital assistants are being incorporated into a wide range of consumer products, and nearly half of U.S. adults (46%) say they now use these applications to interact with smartphones and other devices, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted this spring. Voice assistants ...
As long-simmering debates continue over how American society should commemorate the Christmas holiday, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past - even as relatively few Americans are bothered ...
Pew Research Center put that question to nearly 43,000 people in 38 countries around the globe this past spring. At a country level, some of the most positive assessments of progress over the past 50 years are found in Vietnam (88% say life is better today), India (69%) and South Korea (68%) - all ...
The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to repeal net neutrality regulations put in place during the Obama administration. A Pew Research Center analysis of comments submitted online to the FCC about net neutrality found that during the four-month period (April 27 to Aug. 30, 2017) ...
A new study by the Pew Research Center indicates that younger Americans are growing more accepting of drones - while a majority still feel drones should not be flown around private homes. A Pew Research Center survey indicates that 8% of Americans say they own a drone , and more than half have ...

There are some 43 million people in the United States with Hispanic ancestry. Almost 90 percent of them identify as Latino or Hispanic, making it the nation's second-largest racial or ethnic group. But according to an analysis of two national surveys by the Pew Research Center, around 11 percent of all ...
Pew Research Center surveys underscored the breadth of these experiences, as well as the public's attitudes toward them. In a poll conducted in early fall, about four-in-ten U.S. women said they had personally experienced gender discrimination or been treated unfairly because of their gender, while ...
These findings emerge from two Pew Research Center national surveys that explored attitudes and experiences about Hispanic identity among two populations. The first survey, conducted Oct. 21-Nov. 30, 2015, in English and Spanish, explored the attitudes and experiences of a nationally representative ...
An overwhelming majority (86%) of Americans say conflicts between Democrats and Republicans are either strong or very strong, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. By comparison, 65% of Americans see strong or very strong conflicts between blacks and whites, and 60% see them between ...
About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center ...
Voice-controlled digital assistants are being incorporated into a wide range of consumer products, and nearly half of U.S. adults (46%) say they now use these applications to interact with smartphones and other devices, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted this spring. Voice assistants ...
As long-simmering debates continue over how American society should commemorate the Christmas holiday, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past - even as relatively few Americans are bothered ...
Currently, 56% of the public approves of the law while 38% disapproves, according to a new national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted Nov. 29-Dec. 4. The law drew majority approval for the first time in February, when 54% expressed support for it. As recently as April 2016, more Americans ...
To see how the size of Europe's Muslim population may change in the coming decades, Pew Research Center has modeled three scenarios that vary depending on future levels of migration. These are not efforts to predict what will happen in the future, but rather a set of projections about what could ...
The American public is sharply divided along religious lines over whether it is possible for someone to be a gender different from their sex at birth, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. Most Christians in the United States (63%) say that whether someone is a man or a woman is determined by ...
Americans are more likely than ever to get news from multiple social media sites, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. About a ...
... 15% of the nation's total that year - or in any following year, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. state Department data.
But the racial and ethnic wealth gap has evolved differently for families at different income levels, according to a new Pew Research Center ...
In a 2011 Pew Research Center survey, nearly all Latinos said it was important that the next generation of Latinos in the U.S. speak Spanish.
... the American dream, while another 46% say they are "on their way" to achieving it, according to an August survey by Pew Research Center.
A 38-nation Pew Research Center survey conducted this spring found reasons for optimism as well as concern about the future of democracy ...
Here is a look at some key facts about Protestants around the world through data collected over time by Pew Research Center: 1 Globally ...
About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends ...
A recent Pew Research Center report found little support for cutting taxes for high-income households (defined as more than $250,000) or large ...
The interviews were conducted among adults 18 years of age or older previously interviewed in one of two Pew Research Center surveys ...
These are among the findings of Pew Research Center's new political typology, which sorts Americans into cohesive groups based on their ...
Pew Research Center's new political typology report is our seventh such study since 1987. Like its predecessors, this year's typology is an effort ...
... is increasingly associated with partisanship, a recent Pew Research Center study shows. This reflects a continuation of trends documented in ...
... residents, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data compiled by the Brookings Institution for its "Export Monitor 2017" report.
A June report by Pew Research Center highlighted Americans' complex relationship with guns. The survey found that nearly three-quarters of ...
Americans worry about that: A Pew Research Center study conducted just after the 2016 election found 64% of adults believe fake news stories ...
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that Democrats are largely dissatisfied with the nation's progress on this issue - 69% say the country ...
... challenge by the journalist to something Trump or a member of his administration said, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of more ...
The number of children from outside the U.S. adopted by Americans continued its steady decline in 2016, according to data from the U.S. ...
These are some of the key findings from a Pew Research Center survey conducted among 1,009 adults in Japan, between March 8 and April 2, ...
Japanese adults are far less worried about Russia than they are about China or the U.S. Only about four-in-ten (43%) think Russia poses a ...
For this report, we grouped people into two political categories: those who support the governing political party (or parties) and those who do ...
In the 2011 Pew Research Center survey that included the question about God and morality, religious "nones" constituted 18% of the sample.


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