Pew Research

College Presidents Are Bigger Believers than Public in Online Classes

College presidents and the public are 22 points apart on whether online courses offer comparable value to classroom courses

12.12.17. 06:00

Texting Is Nearly Universal Among Young Adult Cell Phone Owners

Texting is nearly universal among young adult cell phone owners, ages 18-29

12.12.14. 06:00

Most Egyptians Want Their Laws to Strictly Follow the Quran

Six-in-ten Egyptians said in a survey last spring that the country’s laws should strictly follow the Quran

12.12.13. 06:00

Large Majorities of Catholics Satisfied with Pope, Church Leaders

About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics say they are satisfied with the leadership of the Pope

12.12.12. 06:00

Wide Regional Differences in Support for Gay Marriage

There is a 27 percentage point difference in the level of support for gay marriage among New Englanders compared to those living in the South

12.12.11. 06:00

Laws Against Blasphemy, Apostasy and Defamation of Religion Are Widespread

Nearly half of the countries and territories in the world have laws or policies penalizing blasphemy, apostasy or defamation of religion

12.12.10. 06:00

Most Americans Believe Failure to Avoid Fiscal Cliff Would Have a Major Impact

Nearly seven-in-ten Americans say there would be a major effect on the economy if a deal isn’t reach to avoid the fiscal cliff

12.12.07. 06:00

Teachers Say that for Students Today 'Research = Googling'

Teachers say overwhelmingly that students rely mainly on Google and other online search engines for research

12.12.06. 06:00

Youth Vote Undergoes Big Racial, Ethnic Changes

Just 58% of voters 18-29 identified as white non-Hispanics in 2012, compared to 74% in 2000

12.12.05. 06:00

Americans Divided on Whether to Limit Mortgage Interest Deduction

Americans are almost evenly divided on the idea of limiting deductions for mortgage interest, with 47% approving and 44% disapproving – a difference of 3 percentage points

12.12.04. 06:00

Parents Show High Concern over Their Children’s’ Online Privacy

About eight-in-ten parents of online teens say they worry about how much information advertisers can learn about their child’s online behavior, topping a list of privacy concerns

12.12.03. 06:00

Cell Phones Become Key Companions for Holiday Shopping Season

Just over half of adult cell phone owners used their devices during the last holiday season to help make a shopping decision while in a store

12.11.30. 06:00

Many Americans Don’t Fully Understand Fiscal Cliff Impact

About four-in-ten Americans say they do not understand well or at all the tax and spending consequences of going over the fiscal cliff

12.11.29. 06:00

Americans Skeptical that Deal Will Be Reached on Fiscal Cliff

Most Americans (51%) said in a Nov. 8-11 survey they do not believe President Obama and Republicans in Congress will reach an agreement to avoid the “fiscal cliff.

12.11.28. 06:00

Large Majority of Egyptians Put High Priority on Fair Courts

About eight-in-ten Egyptians said last spring that a fair judiciary was very important to their nation's future

12.11.27. 06:00

Most of the Religiously Unaffiliated Still Keep Belief in God

While the number of Americans who do not identify with a religion grows at a rapid pace, 68% of them say they believe in God or a universal spirit

12.11.26. 06:00

More Use Cell Phones to Get Health Information

About three-in-ten adults who own a cell phone have used it to look for health or medical information

12.11.23. 06:00

Many Expect At Least 20 at Thanksgiving Meal

About a quarter of those sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family expect 20 or more people at the table.About a quarter of those sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family expect 20 or more people at the table

12.11.21. 06:00

Twitter a Key Source of News for Many During Hurricane Sandy

About a third (34%) of postings on Twitter about Hurricane Sandy consisted of news and information about the storm from a wide range of sources

12.11.20. 06:00

Record Number Getting College Degree

One-third of adults ages 25 to 29 have earned at least a bachelor’s degree, representing a sharp rise in college completion

12.11.17. 06:00

Most Muslim Americans Say Israel, Palestinian Rights Can Coexist

In 2011, six-in-ten Muslim Americans said a way can be found for Israel to exist that also addresses the rights and needs of Palestinians

12.11.16. 06:00

Most Americans Favor Less U.S. Involvement in Middle East Change

More than six-in-ten Americans say the U.S. should be less involved with changes in leadership in the Middle East

12.11.15. 06:00

Nearly Half Support Legalization of Marijuana

In 2011, 45% of Americans favored and 50% opposed the legalization of marijuana

12.11.14. 06:00

Big Political Divide on Proposals to Raise Taxes on Wealthy

In a pre-election poll, there was a 43 percentage point gap between Obama voters saying that taxes should be raised on the wealthy and the number of Romney supporters who agreed

12.11.13. 06:00

Veterans, Public Say Americans Don’t Understand Military Life

More than eight-in-ten veterans of the post-9/11 wars say the American public has little understanding of the problems those in the military face

12.11.12. 06:00

Most Americans See China as a Competitor

Two-thirds of Americans say they see China as a competitor to the U.S. and about as many say China can’t be trusted

12.11.09. 06:00

Number of Americans with Mobile Connections to the Web on the Rise

Half of all U.S. adults now have a mobile connection to the web through either a smartphone or tablet

12.11.08. 06:00

Adults in Mid- to Late-30s Worry Most about Retirement Finances

More than half of adults ages 36 to 40 say they are either “not too” or “not at all” confident that their incomes and assets will last through retirement

12.11.07. 06:00

About Nine-in-Ten Registered Voters Plan to Vote

About nine-in-ten registered voters say they will vote in this year’s election

12.11.06. 06:00

Broad Support for Photo ID Voting Requirements

Three quarters of registered voters say voters should be required to show an official photo ID before casting their ballot

12.11.05. 06:00

Four Years Ago, High Expectations for Obama’s First Term

In a survey conducted right after Barack Obama’s election in 2008, two-thirds of voters expected him to have a successful first term while 22% thought he would not

12.11.02. 06:00

Majority in 2010 Doubted U.S. Preparedness for a Natural Disaster

In 2010, 57% of Americans believed the nation was no better prepared for hurricanes and other natural disasters than it was when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005

12.11.01. 06:00

Majority Says Auto Bailout Was Mostly Good for Economy

More in 2012 see economic effect of auto bailout as mostly good than did so in 2009

12.10.31. 06:00

Early Voting Increased in 2008

In 2008, about one-third of voters cast their ballots before Election Day, up from 20% in 2004 and 2006

12.10.30. 06:00

Most Obama Voters Say Earth is Warming

Nearly nine-in-ten Obama voters say there is solid evidence the earth is warming, double the number of Romney voters who say this

12.10.29. 06:00

Most in China See Growing Income Inequality

About eight-in-ten in China see the nation’s rich getting richer and poor getting poorer

12.10.26. 07:00

Education a Top Issue for Most Latino Voters

A majority of Latino voters say education is an extremely important issue in this year’s election

12.10.25. 07:00

Competition Bites into iPad’s Market Share

Roughly half of tablet owners say they own iPads, down from 81% in 2011

12.10.24. 07:00

Pakistani Public Differs from Taliban on Education of Girls

In a 2009 survey, 87% of Pakistanis said it was equally important for girls and boys to be educated

12.10.23. 07:00

Majority Support Quick Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Six-in-ten say U.S. troops should be removed from Afghanistan as soon as possible

12.10.22. 07:00

A Third of Young Adults Not Affiliated with a Religion

Young adults are more likely than other age groups to say they are not affiliated with a religion

12.10.19. 07:00

Wide Gender Gap on Importance of Abortion as Election Issue

Fully 54% of women say abortion is a very important issue to their vote, compared with 36% of men -- a gap of 18 points

12.10.18. 07:00

Young Women Now Top Young Men in Valuing High-Paying Career

Two-thirds of young women ages 18 to 34 rate career high on their list of life priorities, compared with 59% of young men

12.10.17. 07:00

Share of Latino Eligible Voters in Battleground States

Fewer than two-in-ten Latino eligible voters live in the battleground states for this year’s presidential election

12.10.16. 07:00

Number of Americans Who Read Print Newspapers Continues Decline

The percent of Americans who say they read a print newspaper the previous day continues to drop, falling 18 points over the last decade to 23%

12.10.15. 07:00

Majority Rejects Use of Preferences to Help Minorities

About six-in-ten disagree with the idea that “we should make every possible effort to improve the position of blacks and other minorities, even if it means giving them preferential treatment.

12.10.12. 07:00

Social Networking Sites Grow as a Source of News

The number of Americans saying they saw news or news headlines on social networking sites the previous day increased from 9% in 2010 to 19

12.10.11. 07:00

Americans Concerned about Size of U.S. Debt Owed to China

Nearly eight-in-ten adults (78%) say the large amount of American debt that is held by China is a very serious problem for the U.S

12.10.10. 07:00

Tablet News Users Say Their Consumption of News Has Increased

More than four-in-ten (43%) tablet news users say the news they get on their devices is adding to the overall news they consum

12.10.08. 07:00

Record Levels of Student Loan Debt Hit Younger Households Hard

A record 40% of all households headed by someone younger than age 35 owe money on their student loans, by far the highest share among any age grou

12.10.05. 07:00

Support for Government Social Safety Net Remains Low

Just over four-in-ten (43%) Americans believe the government should help more needy people, even if it means going deeper in debt. Support for the social safety net has declined among Republicans and independents

12.10.04. 07:00

Obama Has Edge Over Romney as Protector of Middle Class

About half (52%) of adults who self-identify as middle class say they believe Barack Obama’s policies in a second term would help the middle class compared to 42% who say that of Mitt Romney, a 10-point difference

12.10.03. 07:00

A Recovery from Great Recession Bypassing American Households

In the two years since the end of the recession, median household income has fallen by 4.1%, decreasing by about as much as it did during the recession itself

12.10.02. 07:00

Negative Views of Supreme Court Reach 25-Year High

The Supreme Court opens its new term on Monday after a year in which the number of Americans who held an unfavorable opinion of it (37%) reached a quarter-century high

12.10.01. 07:00

As First Debate Nears, Obama Has Favorability Edge Over Romney

Going into the first of three presidential debates on Oct. 3, the number of registered voters who regard Barack Obama favorably is 10 points higher than it is for Mitt Romney

12.09.28. 07:00

Muslims in Egypt, Tunisia Unanimous in Profession of Faith

Muslims in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Tunisia are unanimous in their belief in only one God and the Prophet Muhamma

12.09.27. 07:00

Swing Vote Smaller Than Usual, But One-in-Five Still Not Certain

Only 22% of registered voters could be classified as true swing voters as of mid-September, less than in previous presidential year

12.09.26. 07:00

Few in Egypt See Obama as Fair in Middle East Conflict

As Egypt’s new president comes to New York to speak at the UN, few in his country say Obama has been fair in dealings with Israelis and Palestinian

12.09.25. 07:00

Most Democrats Say Rich Pay Too Little in Taxes

While most Democrats say upper-income people pay too little in federal taxes, just a third of Republicans agre

12.09.24. 07:00

– Most in France Blamed Muslim Intolerance for 2006 Cartoon Controversy

In 2006, two-thirds of French adults aware of the controversy over a Danish newspaper publishing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad said Muslim intolerance was most to blam

12.09.21. 07:00

Growing Partisan Divide over Social Safety Net

With GOP support for the safety net dropping, the gap between the parties over whether the government should take care of those who cannot care for themselves stands at 35 point

12.09.20. 07:00

Majority in India Not Satisfied with Country’s Direction

The number of Indians saying they are satisfied with their country’s direction has dropped sharply in the past yea

12.09.19. 07:00

Big Partisan Divide in Views of Economic News

Republicans are much more likely than Democrats to say recent economic news has been mostly ba

12.09.18. 07:00

Most Egyptians Have an Unfavorable View of the U.S.

About eight-in-ten Egyptians have an unfavorable view of the United StatesAbout eight-in-ten Egyptians have an unfavorable view of the United State

12.09.17. 07:00

Most See Secure Job as Ticket to Middle Class

Nearly nine-in-ten Americans say a secure job is necessary to be considered part of the middle clas

12.09.14. 07:00

Most Say Presidential Debates Influence Their Vote

Two-thirds of voters say the 2008 presidential debates influenced their vote

12.09.13. 07:00

Majority of Americans Support U.S. Drone Campaign

Though most Americans support the administration’s campaign of drone strikes against extremist leaders, majorities in many other nations oppose this tacti

12.09.12. 07:00

Almost All Adults Remember Exactly When They Heard About Sept. 11 Attacks

Nearly all Americans remember where they were and what they were doing at the time of the Sept, 11, 2001 terror attack

12.09.11. 07:00

Most Have Broadband Internet Connections at Home

The share of Americans with broadband internet access has grown sharply over past decad

12.09.10. 07:00

Majority Says Rich Pay Too Little in Federal Taxes

A majority of adults say that upper-income people pay too little in federal taxes

12.09.07. 07:00

Millennials Tend to Identify with the Democratic Party

More than half of Millennials say they identify with or lean to the Democratic Party

12.09.06. 07:00

Two Thirds of Democrats Now Support Gay Marriage

Support for gay marriage among Democrats stands at 65%, up 15 points since 2008

12.09.05. 07:00

Most Have Favorable View of Michelle Obama

About two-thirds of registered voters have a favorable impression of Michelle Obama

12.09.04. 07:00

Majority of Public Agrees Labor Unions Needed

Nearly two-thirds of Americans agree that labor unions are necessary to protect working people

12.09.03. 07:00

Interest in Democratic Convention Not as High as in 2008

Just more than four-in-ten say they are interested in what happens at the Democratic convention, down from about six-in-ten in 2008

12.08.31. 07:00

Hispanic Student Enrollments Reach New Highs

The number of Hispanics enrolled in college continued to grow in 2011 and reached a record share of all college enrollments

12.08.30. 07:00

Most in the Middle Class Says It’s Gotten Harder to Maintain Their Lifestyle

Most middle class Americans say it is more difficult today than 10 years ago for those in the middle class to maintain their standard of living

12.08.29. 07:00

Independents Give Low Ratings to Ryan, But Are More Negative on Biden

A plurality of independents (42%) rate Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate “only fair” or “poor,” but even more rate Joe Biden’s performance negatively

12.08.28. 07:00

Most Americans Watched Some of GOP Convention in 2008

Four years ago, 56% of the public watched at least some of the GOP convention and 46% watched at least some of the Democratic gathering.Four years ago...

12.08.27. 07:00

Asian-Americans More Satisfied than General Public with Country’s Direction

About four-in-ten (43%) of Asian-Americans are satisfied with the direction of the country, double that of the general public

12.08.24. 07:00

China Tops List of Nations in Rating Its People's Economic Progress

More than nine-in-ten (92%) Chinese believe their standard of living is better than it was for their parents at the same age

12.08.23. 07:00

Few Americans Have a Favorable Opinion of the Federal Government

Just 33% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the federal government, the lowest positive rating in 15 years

12.08.22. 07:00

Beliefs and Practices of U.S. Muslims Differ from Muslims Abroad

A majority of U.S. Muslims (57%) say Islam can be understood in more than one way; globally, views among Muslims trend in the opposite direction

12.08.21. 07:00

Houston Tops the List of Major Metro Areas in Economic Segregation by Income

Among the nation’s 10 largest metro areas, Houston has the highest score – 61 out of 200 -- on an index used to measure residential segregation by income

12.08.20. 07:00

American Popular Culture Gets High Marks Abroad

Two-thirds of publics across 16 countries surveyed say they like American music, movies and television, an increase of six percentage points since 2007

12.08.17. 07:00

Deepening Divide Between Republicans and Democrats Over Business Regulation

There is a 35 point gap between Republicans who believe that government regulation of business usually does more harm than good and the number of Democrats who share that view

12.08.16. 07:00

Users of Social Networking Sites Find Surprises about Friends' Politics

Nearly four-in-ten (38%) of social networking site users have discovered through their friends’ postings that their political beliefs were different than they though

12.08.15. 07:00

Partisan Polarization Surges in Bush, Obama Years

When it comes to American views on government and social values, the average partisan gap has nearly doubled over the last 25 years -- from 10 percentage points in 1987 to 18 percentage points

12.08.14. 07:00

Obama, Romney Running Close Race in Battleground States

President Obama holds only a four-point edge (48% to 44%) across 12 of this year’s key battleground states

12.08.13. 07:00

Public, Veterans Agree: Most Americans Don't Understand Military Life

More than eight-in ten (84%) of veterans of the post-9/11 wars say the American public has little or no understanding of the problems faced by those in the military, an assessment with which pre-9/11 veterans and the public shares

12.08.10. 07:00

Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero -- and Perhaps Less

During the five-year period from 2005 to 2010, a total of 1.4 million Mexicans immigrated to the United States, down by more than half from the 3 million who had done so in the five-year period of 1995 to 2000

12.08.09. 07:00

Less Than Half of Public Can Define a super PAC

Just 40% of Americans can correctly identify a “super PAC” as a group that is able to accept unlimited political donations

12.08.08. 07:00

Most U.S. Catholics say they are satisfied with the leadership provided by U.S. nuns and sisters.

Roughly eight-in-ten U.S. Catholics say they are satisfied with the leadership provided by Catholic nuns and sisters

12.08.07. 07:00

Most See Aurora Shooting as an Isolated Event

Two-thirds of Americans say that shootings like the one that took place in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in July are just the isolated acts of troubled individuals

12.08.06. 07:00

Many Veterans of Post-9/11 Wars Face Difficulties Returning Home

More than four-in-ten (44%) veterans of the post-9/11 wars say that re-entering civilian life was very or somewhat difficult, a higher number than among those who served in earlier conflicts

12.08.03. 07:00

Most Voters Have Already Seen or Heard Presidential Campaign Ads

Nearly two-thirds of voters say they have already seen or heard commercials about Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, although relatively few say they have seen a lot of ads

12.08.02. 07:00

Most Want a President with Strong Religious Beliefs

Two-thirds say they think it’s important that a president have strong religious beliefs

12.08.01. 07:00

Number of Smartphone Owners Using Phones to Look Up Sports Scores

About four-in-ten smartphone owners say they used their phones recently to look up a sports score

12.07.31. 07:00

About Four-in-Ten Asian Americans Are Christian

A plurality of Asian Americans say they are Christians, though Asian Americans are more religiously diverse that the U.S. population as a whol

12.07.30. 07:00

Most News Video Posted on YouTube by Individuals is of Raw, Unedited Footage

While most news videos posted to YouTube by individuals are made up of raw footage, news organizations post primarily edited videos

12.07.27. 07:00

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