Tag Archives: public opinion

Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label

Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label Source: Pew Research Center Millennials will soon become the nation’s largest living generation. They already have surpassed Generation X to make up the largest share of the U.S. workforce. Despite the size and influence of the Millennial generation, however, most of those in this age cohort do not identify […]

Social Security 80th Anniversary Survey Report

Social Security 80th Anniversary Survey Report Source: AARP KEY FINDINGS Four in five adults (80%) rely on or plan to rely on Social Security in the future as a source of income in retirement, including a majority of those 18-29. Among adults who are not currently retired (60%), four in five (84%) agree—and more than […]

Across Racial Lines, More Say Nation Needs to Make Changes to Achieve Racial Equality

Across Racial Lines, More Say Nation Needs to Make Changes to Achieve Racial Equality Source: Pew Research Center Over the past year, there has been a substantial rise in the share of Americans — across racial and ethnic groups — who say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with […]

One in Every Ten Young Adults Calls Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Most Trusted News Source

One in Every Ten Young Adults Calls Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Most Trusted News Source Source: Public Religion Research Institute More than one in ten (11 percent) young adults (ages 18-29) say they trust “The Daily Show” or “The Colbert Report” the most to provide them with accurate information about politics and current events—an amount […]

Catholics, White Main Line Protestants Show Most Growth on Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Catholics, White Main Line Protestants Show Most Growth on Support for Same-Sex Marriage Source: Public Religion Research Institute One quarter more Catholics (25 percent) and white mainline Protestants (26 percent) favor legalizing same-sex marriage than they did in 2003. This increase means majorities of both religious traditions now support same-sex marriage—60 percent of Catholics and […]

Americans Greatly Overestimate Percent Gay, Lesbian in U.S.

Americans Greatly Overestimate Percent Gay, Lesbian in U.S. Source: Gallup The American public estimates on average that 23% of Americans are gay or lesbian, little changed from Americans’ 25% estimate in 2011, and only slightly higher than separate 2002 estimates of the gay and lesbian population. These estimates are many times higher than the 3.8% […]