InteractivesFebruary 6, 2019

Darwin in America

Almost 160 years after Charles Darwin publicized his groundbreaking theory on the development of life, Americans are still arguing about evolution

PublicationsFebruary 6, 2019

Darwin in America

Almost 160 years after Charles Darwin publicized his groundbreaking theory on the development of life, Americans are still arguing about evolution.

PublicationsFebruary 6, 2019

The Evolution of Pew Research Center’s Survey Questions About the Origins and Development of Life on Earth

Measuring public opinion on evolution has never been an easy task for survey researchers.

PublicationsJanuary 31, 2019

Religion’s Relationship to Happiness, Civic Engagement and Health Around the World

People who are active in religious congregations tend to be happier and more civically engaged than either religiously unaffiliated adults or inactive members of religious groups, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data from the United States and more than two dozen other countries.

PublicationsJanuary 3, 2019

Faith on the Hill

The new, 116th Congress includes the first two Muslim women ever to serve in the House of Representatives, and is, overall, slightly more religiously diverse than the prior Congress.

InteractivesDecember 5, 2018

How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out

How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out.

InteractivesNovember 20, 2018

What keeps us going

We asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied.

Pew Research CenterNovember 20, 2018

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2018

Methodology

PublicationsNovember 20, 2018

Where Americans Find Meaning in Life

Family is the most common source of meaning in America, but economic, religious and political divides shape where people find meaning in other aspects of life.