Gun Violence in America
Trends in firearm crime and homicides from 1993 to the present.
Demographics of Asian Americans
The demographic data shown here display the varied population sizes and characteristics of the largest Asian origin groups. The numbers shown here come from two Census Bureau sources. The population rankings use counts from the 2010 Census for the total Asian-American population and for 20 Asian origin subgroups. The adult characteristics table is derived from […]
Which parent does more in your home?
We asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses. Answer two questions to find out how you compare with other parents who took our nationwide survey.
Modern Parenthood Slideshow
The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century.
Video: Lost Decade of the Middle Class
Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth and shed some — but by no means all– of its characteristic faith in the future. Our new report explores how middle-class Americans view themselves, as well as their outlook on the future and on the presidential candidates who are […]
Video: The Rise of Asian Americans
Panel discussion on the Pew Research Center’s Asian Americans survey featuring Elaine Chao, Neera Tanden, Benjamin Wu, Karthick Ramakrishnan and Tritia Toyota.
Video: The Military-Civilian Gap
These videos and an audio slideshow discuss the findings from surveys of veterans and the general public that examine the rewards and burdens of military service.
Interactive: The Value of College
These interactive charts explore the attitudes of the public and of college presidents about the value, cost, quality, mission and payoff of higher education.
Interactive: Attitudes about the Changing American Family
The American public is sharply divided in its judgments about the sweeping changes in the structure of the American family that have unfolded over the past half century.
Interactive: The Changing American Family
Interactive charts that show trends related to marriage, children and household composition from 1960 thru 2008.