Reference News Network reported on February 4 that the Pew Research Center in the United States compiled the results of the 2018 polls and integrated 18 findings: young people are far from Facebook, American teenagers are worried about campus shootings, and most people in the world think China is 10 Important years ago.
According to Taiwan's Central News Agency reported on February 2, the Pew Research Center conducts public opinion surveys on people from all over the United States and around the world on different topics to understand the latest public opinion trends. At the end of the year, the research center compiled 18 findings from various polls in the past year:
After the age of 1.6 to 21, the millennial generation or the Z generation is expected to become the most diverse generation of ethnic diversity.
2. The number of illegal immigrants in the United States has dropped from 12.2 million in 2007 to 10.7 million in 2016, the lowest since 2004. In addition, two-thirds of illegal adult immigrants in the United States have lived in the United States for more than 10 years.
3. Young people in the United States are more aware of the facts of the news and opinions than the seniors.
4. Americans generally agree that democratic ideals and values are extremely important to the United States, but they also believe that the government's efforts to achieve these goals are insufficient.
5.59% of American women said they had been sexually harassed, and 27% of men. In October 2017, after the rise of the Me too campaign, as of the end of September 2018, I also used more than 19 million labels on Twitter.
6. More and more young people have deleted Facebook in their mobile phones in the past year.
7. In recent years, the Catholic clerics have been sexually assaulted, and the number of people who have been treated well by Pope Francis has been reduced from 55% in 2015 to 31%. The evidence also shows that the positive evaluation of the believers has gradually declined.
8. In 2017, the United States only accepted 33,000 refugees for resettlement, which is the lowest number in the past decade. The number of refugees received has decreased more than other countries. 51% of Americans believe that the United States has the responsibility to accommodate refugees.
Approximately 57% of students between the ages of 9.13 and 17 are concerned that school shootings will occur in the schools they attend. More than 80% of adolescents and young people believe that eliminating guns for mentally ill patients and improving care for mental patients can help reduce shooting incidents.
10.59% of American teenagers have encountered cyberbullying, and 90% of teenagers believe that cyberbullying is a problem that their peers need to face.
11. Most people around the world believe that China now plays a more important role than it did 10 years ago. According to a survey of 25 people, 70% of respondents believe that China now plays a more important role than it did 10 years ago. When asked which country is the economic leader in today's world, 39% of respondents believe that it is the United States and 34% say it is China.
12. Supporters of the Pan-Democratic Party are more inclined to simplify the process of each referendum than the supporters of the Pan-Republican Party.
13. About 68% of Americans are tired of the news explosion.
14. Among the American ethnic groups, the most serious income inequality is Asian Americans. In 2016, the richest 10% of the income is 10.7 times that of the bottom 10%, which is much higher than the national average of 8.7 times.
15. Ninety percent of Americans believe in the existence of higher power, and believe in about 56% of the God described in the Bible.
16.59% of Americans believe that climate change has an impact on local communities.
17. Most people in Western Europe favor same-sex marriage, and most Central and Eastern Europeans hold opposing positions. Differences between East and West can also be found in other issues, such as religious practices and rituals, attitudes towards ethnic minorities.
18. There may be more robots behind the Twitter account than humans. According to the 2017 tweet sample, tweets share popular news and media sites, about 66% from robot accounts, and about 34% from human accounts.