Survey ReportsJuly 12, 2018

In Western Europe, Populist Parties Tap Anti-Establishment Frustration but Have Little Appeal Across Ideological Divide

Regardless of populist sentiments, people in Western Europe tend to favor parties that reflect their own ideological orientation. With regard to policy, too, ideology continues to matter.

Sortable TableJune 19, 2018

Explore global rates of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media use over time

This sortable table provides data for levels of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media usage from 2013 to 2017 by country.

Pew Research CenterJune 19, 2018

Explore global rates of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media use over time

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Survey ReportsJune 19, 2018

Social Media Use Continues to Rise in Developing Countries but Plateaus Across Developed Ones

As people in advanced economies reach the upper bounds of internet penetration, the digital divide continues to narrow between wealthy and developing countries.

MultimediaJune 4, 2018

OECD Forum 2018 Thought Leader Survey

At the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s annual Economic Forum on May 29, 2018, Director of Global Economic Attitudes Bruce Stokes presented findings from a Pew Research Center survey of OECD Economic Forum attendees. The invitation-only online survey, which focused on views of economic conditions, faith in the multilateral system and the future of work, was […]

CommentaryMay 29, 2018

Why Europeans Turned Against Trump

Special to The Atlantic With the Trump administration’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the already rocky relationship between the United States and its European allies has become even more tenuous. For many Europeans, Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iran accord crystallizes what they dislike about his approach to […]

CommentaryMay 23, 2018

A Fundamental Challenge to U.S. Leadership Abroad

Special to RealClear World In the weeks ahead, and in the wake of Washington visits by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, there is much at stake for the United States and its key allies in Europe. The U.S. decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal raises questions about future […]

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

Fact Sheets: News Media and Political Attitudes in Western Europe

Findings about news media views and habits in Western Europe from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in the United Kingdom

Findings about news media views and habits in the UK from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in Sweden

Findings about news media views and habits in Sweden from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in Spain

Findings about news media views and habits in Spain from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in the Netherlands

Findings about news media views and habits in the Netherlands from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in Italy

Findings about news media views and habits in Italy from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in Germany

Findings about news media views and habits in Germany from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in France

Findings about news media views and habits in France from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in Denmark

Findings about news media views and habits in Denmark from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.

Sortable TableMay 14, 2018

Western Europeans who hold populist views rate the news media less positively than those with non-populist views

Ratings on how well the media perform on several core functions, like investigating the actions of the government and getting the facts right, differ between those who hold populist views and those who do not.

InteractiveMay 14, 2018

Ideological placement of news outlets in Western Europe

Explore where users of news outlets in eight Western European countries place these outlets on a left-right spectrum, based on their perception of their ideological leanings.

Survey ReportsMay 14, 2018

In Western Europe, Public Attitudes Toward News Media More Divided by Populist Views Than Left-Right Ideology

Across eight Western European countries, people with populist leanings have more negative attitudes about the news media than do those with non-populist views.

PublicationsMay 10, 2018

Where do foreign student graduates work in the United States?

Explore the movement of international graduates in the 61 metro areas where at least 5,000 foreign graduates applied and were approved for OPT.

PublicationsMay 10, 2018

Foreign students who stayed and worked in the U.S. under OPT after graduation by metro area, 2004-2016

Details on the 113 metro areas that had 2,000 or more foreign students approved for the U.S. government’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) program from 2004 to 2016.

Pew Research CenterMay 10, 2018

Where do foreign student graduates work in the United States?

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Pew Research CenterMay 10, 2018

Foreign students who stayed and worked in the U.S. under OPT after graduation by metro area, 2004-2016

Number of foreign graduates with an associate degree or higher, by metro area The sortable table below provides details on the 113 metro areas that had 2,000 or more foreign students approved for the U.S. government’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) program from 2004 to 2016. Under the program, foreign students who have graduated from a […]

ReportMay 10, 2018

Number of Foreign College Students Staying and Working in U.S. After Graduation Surges

The federal Optional Practical Training program saw a 400% increase in foreign students graduating and working in STEM fields between 2008 and 2016.

CommentaryApril 27, 2018

Do America and Europe have as strong a relationship as we think?

Special to The Hill In the wake of the state visit to Washington of French President Emmanuel Macron and the upcoming meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump, an already rocky relationship between the United States and Europe faces serious challenges in the months ahead. May 12 is the deadline for a Trump administration […]

ReportApril 24, 2018

Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in the U.S. Are Often More Educated Than Those in Top European Destinations

Sub-Saharan immigrants in the United States are also more highly educated than the U.S. native born population.

CommentaryApril 12, 2018

Fewer People in Latin America See the U.S. Favorably Under Trump

The eighth Summit of the Americas begins this Friday in Lima, Peru. President Donald Trump was originally scheduled to attend the summit, but he has now decided to stay in Washington to address the ongoing crisis in Syria. Vice President Mike Pence will represent the United States in Trump’s place. Pence’s visit comes amid a […]

Sortable TableMarch 29, 2018

H-1B visa approvals by metropolitan area, fiscal 2010-2016

The H-1B visa program is the nation’s biggest temporary employment visa program. Explore the number of approvals by U.S. metropolitan area.

Pew Research CenterMarch 29, 2018

H-1B visa approvals by metropolitan area, fiscal 2010-2016

Metropolitan area Total H-1B visa approvals H-1B visa approvals per 100 workers Average salary for H-1B visa approvals % of H-1B visa approvals with an advanced degree % of H-1B visa approvals with a U.S. advanced degree New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 247,900 2.501 $80,000 47% 13% Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 74,000 2.126 $77,100 43% 12% Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, […]

ReportMarch 22, 2018

At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010

International migration from sub-Saharan African countries to Europe and the U.S. has grown over the past decade. Many who live in sub-Saharan Africa say they would move to another country if they could.