The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press


This website serves as an important information resource for media and public opinion studies, providing a large variety of records: research reports, datasets, commentaries. Materials are described and organized by topic and by year.


The President of the Pew Research Center is an independent pollster, founder of Princeton Survey Research Associates and former President of the Gallup Organization. Selection is operated by a group with an adequate professional background


Large series of survey reports, commentaries and research datasets are available in html format. Each item is described and resources are classified by date or topic

Information density

A good quantity of commentaries and public opinion surveys are accessible. Availability of databases gives the Pew website an added value

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Provided datasets can be very useful for Political Science studies, even if the website has no specific focus on the discipline

Updating Rate

Reports are issued and are posted on the web monthly. Survey data are released six months after