PublicationsNovember 20, 2017

Facts on Foreign Students in the U.S.

The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Much of the growth in foreign students has happened since the start of the Great Recession.

Survey ReportsNovember 15, 2017

Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular

Broad public satisfaction with economy; declining support for U.S.

Survey ReportsNovember 7, 2017

Transatlantic Dialogues: In Europe and North America, Publics More Supportive Than Experts of Direct Democracy

Experts share public’s concern about international threats, worry more about transatlantic relations in Trump era

PublicationsNovember 2, 2017

Where have refugees settled in the U.S.?

This interactive tool displays the top nationality of refugees resettled across each state between fiscal 2002 and 2017.

InteractiveOctober 30, 2017

Explore global opinions on political systems by country

Many people around the world say representative democracy is a good way to run their country. Use the interactive to explore findings on global views of political systems.

Survey ReportsOctober 17, 2017

Japanese Divided on Democracy’s Success at Home, but Value Voice of the People

Public sees threats abroad amid declining views of U.S.

Survey ReportsOctober 16, 2017

Globally, Broad Support for Representative and Direct Democracy

But many also endorse nondemocratic alternatives

ReportOctober 12, 2017

U.S. Resettles Fewer Refugees, Even as Global Number of Displaced People Grows

Break with past responses to global refugee surges

Survey ReportsOctober 3, 2017

Public Attitudes Toward Human Rights Organizations: The Case of India, Indonesia, Kenya and Mexico

Favorable views predominate; most say helping poor should be top priority

MultimediaSeptember 21, 2017

Global Attitudes Toward China and the U.S.

Richard Wike, Director of Global Attitudes Research, presented Pew Research Center findings on America’s global image, views about China and the global balance of power.

Survey ReportsSeptember 21, 2017

People in the Philippines Still Favor U.S. Over China, but Gap Is Narrowing

Duterte and his war on drugs are seen positively by most Filipinos

InteractiveSeptember 20, 2017

Explore the status of Europe's 2015-16 asylum seekers

About half of those who applied for asylum in Europe during the refugee surge of 2015 and 2016 were still waiting to learn their fate as of the end of last year.

ReportSeptember 20, 2017

Still in Limbo: About a Million Asylum Seekers Await Word on Whether They Can Call Europe Home

About half of Europe's 2015-16 asylum applicants had decisions still pending at end of 2016

Survey ReportsSeptember 14, 2017

Mexican Views of the U.S. Turn Sharply Negative

Widespread dissatisfaction with economy and political leaders

Survey ReportsAugust 16, 2017

Publics Worldwide Unfavorable Toward Putin, Russia

But few see Russian power and influence as a major threat

CommentaryAugust 8, 2017

Global Confidence in the United States Is Shaken

Though just six months old, Donald Trump’s presidency has already had a major impact on how the world views the United States.

InteractiveAugust 1, 2017

Greatest Threats Around the World

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as the leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.

Survey ReportsAugust 1, 2017

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

Concern about cyberattacks, world economy also widespread

CommentaryJuly 20, 2017

New Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Leadership

Almost seven months into Donald Trump’s presidency, the president is losing “bigly” on the world stage. According to polling by the Pew Research Centre, belief in the US’ ability to lead in world affairs is at an all time low.

MultimediaJuly 14, 2017

Post-Brexit, Europeans More Positive About the EU, But Want Own Referendum on Membership

Bruce Stokes, director of global economic attitudes, presented Pew Research Center findings on European attitudes toward the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Paris, Warsaw, Berlin and London.

Survey ReportsJuly 13, 2017

Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power

But balance shifts in eyes of some key U.S. trading partners and allies

MultimediaJune 28, 2017

America’s Global Image

On June 27, 2017, Richard Wike, director of global attitudes research, presented new Pew Research Center findings on global views of the United States at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

InteractiveJune 26, 2017

Build your own chart: Tracking U.S. favorability and confidence in the U.S. president, 2002 to 2017

Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes survey has been tracking global opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.

Survey ReportsJune 26, 2017

U.S. Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump’s Leadership

America still wins praise for its people, culture and civil liberties

CommentaryJune 26, 2017

The EU Is Alive and Well, But the Referendums Are Coming

The resounding June 18 victory of the pro-European Union En Marche party in the French National Assembly elections suggests, to paraphrase Mark Twain, that reports of the imminent death of the EU were premature.

Survey ReportsJune 20, 2017

Russians Remain Confident in Putin’s Global Leadership

Majority says Russia has improved its international standing, but views of the economy are mixed and corruption is a concern

InteractiveJune 19, 2017

Origins and destinations of European Union migrants within the EU

As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.

Survey ReportsJune 15, 2017

Post-Brexit, Europeans More Favorable Toward EU

But many back empowering national governments on migration and trade, and they want their own vote on EU membership

ReportJune 8, 2017

The Digital Footprint of Europe’s Refugees

Online searches in 2015 and 2016 open window into path, timing of migrant flows from Middle East to Europe

CommentaryJune 7, 2017

Do British Voters Regret Brexit Enough to Dump Theresa May?

A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 48 percent in Britain think exiting the EU will be bad for their country, compared with 44 percent who say Brexit will benefit their nation.