June 5, 2024

More Americans Favor Deporting Illegal Immigrants 

Our latest survey finds that the public is divided over whether all immigrants living in ...

May 1, 2024

Young Men Distrust Both Parties

There are growing signs that young adults do not trust either political party. The share ...

March 25, 2024

White Union Members Grow More Republican

In the late 1960s, union households were Democratic households. Nearly half (46 percent) of Americans ...
White Union household partisan identity trend ANES

February 15, 2024

Dating Difficulties

Most singles today do not enjoy dating, and many say dating has gotten worse. But ...
Chart displaying how men and women perceiving how difficult dating is for their gender

December 8, 2023

Born This Way

Long before Americans debated the issue of same-sex marriage, Gallup probed public understanding about the ...

April 7, 2023

White Evangelical Trump Support Fracturing

White evangelicals have been Trump's most consistent and committed supporters throughout his presidency. They overwhelmingly ...
Line chart showing Trump favorability ratings for white evangelical Protestants by educational attainment.

April 4, 2023

A Generational Jump in Bisexuality 

New research finds that one in five adults who belong to Generation Z (age 18 ...
Stacked vertical bar chart showing the percentage of each generation who identify as LGBTQ

February 22, 2023

Friend Zone

Dating apps have become an undeniable part of the romantic landscape, but more young people ...
Dumbbell plot showing percentage of Americans in a committed relationship who were friends with their partner before they started dating ages 18 and up

December 22, 2022

Aging in the Pews 

That churches and places of worship have struggled to attract and retain young worshipers is ...
An area chart showing percentage of Americans who report attending religious services at least once a week by age from the years 1998 to 2021.

November 18, 2022

A Growing Gender Divide Among Young Voters

Young voters were key to the Democratic Party’s surprising performance in the 2022 midterm elections. ...
Line chart showing percentage of Democratic vote for women and men age 18-29.

October 26, 2022

The Political Transformation of White Evangelical Protestants

White evangelical Christians have been an important Republican constituency for years, but their partisan commitments ...
A line graph showing percentage of white evangelical Christians who identify as Republican, Democrat, or Independent from 1998 to 2022

October 7, 2022

A New Gender Divide Among Young Voters

A New Gender Divide Among Young Voters: For the last several decades, young voters have ...
A stacked bar chart showing percentage of registered voters who would prefer the Democratic or Republican candidate in the 2022 elections for Congress categorized by young men and young women.

October 7, 2022

The Decline of White Evangelical Protestants

The Decline of White Evangelical Protestants: White Evangelical Protestants have exercised considerable influence over American ...
Area chart showing percentage of Americans who are white evangelical, black evangelical, or Hispanic or other Evangelical from 1999 to 2021

October 7, 2022

Abortion is a Critical Concern for Young Women

Abortion is a Critical Concern for Young Women: Of all the issues driving young female ...
Dumbbell plot showing percentage of Americans who believe certain issues are critical separated by All Americans and young women. The issues mentioned include abortion, inflation, climate change, gun policy, crime, unemployment, public school curricula, immigration, and funding for public schools.

August 31, 2022

Black Americans Don’t Trust Their Tap Water

A storm and flooding in Mississippi has left tens of thousands of black residents without ...
Bar chart showing percentage of Americans who say they would be comfortable or uncomfortable drinking unfiltered tap water in their home.

July 29, 2022

A College-Educated Party?

A College-Educated Party? The Democratic Party has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last two ...
Chart showing percentage of Democrats and Republicans ages 25 and older with a college degree from 1999 to 2021

May 31, 2022

The Growing Political Divide Between Young Men and Women

For much of the past two decades, young women and men have had similar political ...
Chart showing percentage of men and women between ages 18 to 29 who identify as liberal

May 3, 2022

Religious Divide Over Abortion

The Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 50-year-old ruling that legalized ...
Chart showing percentage of people who say abortion should be legal in all, most and illegal in all or most cases.

March 29, 2022

Religious Disaffiliation and Loneliness

The act of leaving religion can be difficult. Americans who leave their childhood religion report ...
Chart showing percentage of Americans who report feeling lonely or isolated from those around them. Options are all of the time, once in a while, and hardly ever. The respondents are former evangelical protestants, former mainline protestant, and former catholics.

March 7, 2022

Generational Split on Success

Is the illusion of meritocracy broken? A new study finds generational divides in views about ...
Chart showing percentage of Americans that say people who have greater success in life

February 24, 2022

Race and Sibling Relations

Childhood experiences with your siblings have been shown to play an important formative role for ...
Chart showing percentage of each group who grew up with siblings who say growing up, they had a [blank] relationship with their siblings

February 9, 2022

Few Gen Zers Grew Up Having Family Dinners

The family meal, once a regular part of American family life, has become a rarity. ...
Chart showing that Gen Z is less likely to have family dinners growing up

January 21, 2022

Religion is Not an Important Source of Identity For Many Americans

Despite recent trends documenting an overall decline in religious belief, practice, and affiliation, most Americans ...
Chart showing percentage of each religious group who say that their religious beliefs or identity are important in determining what makes them who they are

January 6, 2022

Losing Confidence in Each Other

So much research and commentary have focused on the decline of public trust in various ...
Chart showing percentage who say they have a certain level of trust and confidence in the wisdom of the American people when it comes to making political decisions.

December 20, 2021

Churches as Political Communities

We have long known that churches and religious congregations are important sources of political information and influence. Now, a new report finds that many Americans perceive ...
Chart showing percentage who say that the people who they attend religious services with generally have certain political views.

December 16, 2021

The Importance of Work Friends

Americans who never attended college are experiencing a rapid social decline—they have fewer close friends and considerably ...
Chart showing college-educated Americans are more likely to meet friends at work or school

December 16, 2021

The Diverging Trajectories of Same-Sex Marriage & Abortion

In 1996, Americans were far more supportive of legal abortion than allowing gay and lesbian ...
Chart showing the percentage of Americans who say same-sex marriages should be recognized by the law as valid and percentage who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases.

December 16, 2021

A Belief and Belonging Paradox?

Americans with less formal education tend to express greater certainty about their belief in God. ...
Chart showing Americans with less formal education express greater certainty in God.