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American Trends Panel Wave 61

The American Trends Panel (ATP) is a national, probability-based online panel of adults living in households in the United States. On behalf of the Pew Research Center, Ipsos Public Affairs ('Ipsos') conducted the 61st wave of the panel from Feb. 4-15, 2020. In total, 6,395 ATP members (both English- and Spanish-language survey-takers) completed the Wave 61 survey. Survey weights were provided for the total responding sample. The margin of sampling error for weighted estimates based on the full sample is +/- 1.59 percentage points. The ATP Wave 61 asked questions about religion and public life. [See More...]

American Trends Panel Wave 84

The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both English and Spanish. The panel is being managed by Ipsos. [See More...]

Empirical Study of Religious Liberty Decisions (2006-2015)

Empirical studies of establishment clause and free exercise decisions in federal courts are scant. This dataset analyzes various factors surrounding these decisions, such as the religious ideology of the judge and claimant, as well as the content of the decisions themselves. This dataset includes all digested free exercise, religious accommodation, and establishment clause claims made by the federal court of appeals from 2006 through 2015. More information is available here. [See More...]

PRRI/The Atlantic 2018 Pluralism Survey

Conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) in partnership with The Atlantic Magazine, the 2018 Pluralism Survey asks Americans about their attitudes about the health of our nation's democratic institutions. The survey also includes an in-depth analysis on states in the Great Lakes regions and where they share common views or diverge with the rest of the country. [See More...]

The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes, 2019

The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is Australia's main source of data for the scientific study of the social attitudes, beliefs and opinions of Australians, how they change over time, and how they compare with other societies. The survey is used to help researchers better understand how Australians think and feel about their lives. It produces important information about the changing views and attitudes of Australians as we move through the 21st century. Similar surveys are run in other countries, so data from the AuSSA also allows us to compare Australia with countries all over the world. [See More...]

General Social Survey Panel Data (2016-2020)

The General Social Surveys (GSS) have been conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) annually since 1972, except for the years 1979, 1981, and 1992 (a supplement was added in 1992), and biennially beginning in 1994. The GSS are designed to be part of a program of social indicator research, replicating questionnaire items and wording in order to facilitate time-trend studies. The 2016-2020 GSS consisted of re-interviews of respondents from the 2016 and 2018 Cross-Sectional GSS rounds. All respondents from 2018 were fielded, but a random subsample of the respondents from 2016 were released for the 2020 panel. Cross-sectional responses from 2016 and 2018 are labelled Waves 1A and 1B, respectively, while responses from the 2020 re-interviews are labelled Wave 2. [See More...]

National Public Opinion Reference Survey, 2021

The National Public Opinion Reference Survey (NPORS) is an annual survey of U.S. adults conducted by the Pew Research Center. Respondents can answer either by paper or online, and they are selected using address-based sampling. The Pew Research Center uses NPORS to produce benchmark estimates for several topics, such as Americans' political and religious affiliations. [See More...]

Pew 2019 Survey of Religion Among U.S. Teens and Their Parents

This Pew Research Center survey is a nationally representative sample of U.S. teens and their parents. The data in this nationally representative sample was gathered using a self-administered web survey, and conducted among 1,811 dyads, with each dyad - or pair - comprised of one U.S. adolescent ages 13 to 17 and one parent per adolescent. The findings from this survey are detailed in the following reports, available on the Pew Research Center website: Report 1,Report 2. In addition to questions on religious practices, beliefs, and identity, this survey also asked teens a series of knowledge questions about the Holocaust, in order to compare adolescents and adults on knowledge of these topics. That report can also be found on the Pew Research Center website. [See More...]

Religious Freedom Index: American Perspectives on the First Amendment, 2021

The Religious Freedom Index gives a unique look into American public opinion on First Amendment freedoms. The index's focus on core religious liberty principles, contextualized with questions on some of the year's most pressing social issues, provides a yearly cross section of public sentiment on the intersection of law, religion, and culture. [See More...]

Changing American Family Survey

This Pew Research Center survey examines the views of Americans on a variety of topics including the following: satisfaction with life ; feelings toward the country's future; different family arrangements; marriage as obsolete; satisfaction with life aspects; family life expectations; closeness with other family members; marriage affecting life goals; family trends affecting society; nuclear family importance ; family compared to growing up; closeness to spouse ; reasons for marriage; women caring for household; living together as a step toward marriage; household finances; desire for marriage; remarrying; desire for children; desired spousal traits; family definitions; financially supporting family; rating parental ability; balancing job and family; challenges for children; family dinners; Thanksgiving meal; obligation to provide assistance; one true love. The Princeton Survey Research Associates International performed the survey from October 1 through October 21, 2010. [See More...]