PublicationsSeptember 20, 2018

Women and Leadership 2018

A majority of Americans would like to see more women in top leadership positions in business and politics, but many are skeptical there will ever be gender parity in these areas. Views about the state of female leadership vary by party and gender.

PublicationsSeptember 13, 2018

The Data on Women Leaders

Majorities of Americans see men and women as equally capable when it comes to some of the key qualities and behaviors that are essential for top leaders in politics and business. Yet women still make up a small share of top leadership jobs in both of these realms. Our 2018 report explores Americans’ views about […]

InteractivesSeptember 6, 2018

Are you in the American middle class?

Our new calculator allows you to see which group you fit in, first compared with all American adults, and then compared with other adults similar to you in education, age, race or ethnicity, and marital status.

InteractivesJuly 24, 2018

Strong Men, Caring Women: How Americans describe what society values (and doesn’t) in each gender

What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.

PublicationsJuly 24, 2018

Methodology

Read the Methodology behind the “Strong Men, Caring Women” data interactive.

Pew Research CenterJuly 24, 2018

Strong Men, Caring Women: How Americans describe what society values (and doesn’t) in each gender

InteractivesJuly 12, 2018

Incomes of whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., 1970 and 2016

The charts below show the distributions of white, black, Hispanic and Asian adults in the U.S. by their incomes in 1970 and 2016.

PublicationsJuly 12, 2018

Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asians

The gap in the standard of living between Asians near the top and the bottom of the income ladder nearly doubled from 1970 to
2016. Amid rising inequality overall, Asians displaced blacks as the most economically divided major U.S. racial or ethnic group.

InteractivesMay 22, 2018

America is changing demographically. Here’s how your county compares

See how your county compares with others in the U.S.

ReportsMay 22, 2018

What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities

Despite widening gaps in politics and demographics, Americans across community types have a lot in common in key facets of their lives.