Maintained/created by: Pew Hispanic Center
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national, U.S. state
Keywords: attitudes, civic engagement, Colombian, Cuban, deportation, discrimination, Dominican, economic condition, education, enforcement, ethnicity, financial condition, health care system, Hispanic, Hispanic community, immigrant, language ability, language preference, Latino, Mexican, migrant, NCLB, No Child Left Behind Act, Pew Hispanic Center, public schools, Puerto Rican, race, Salvadoran
Users can download data regarding the experiences and attitudes of Latinos in the United States. The National Survey of Latinos was conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center. This survey explores the attitudes and experiences of Latinos in the United States. Survey topics include: attitudes towards immigrants, perceptions of discrimination, language ability, language preference, education, experiences with the health care system, fears of deportation, and attitudes about enforcement policy.
Users can download the dataset directly into SPSS statistical software. A nationally representative sample of adult Latinos (age 18 and older) was surveyed in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2012. Telephone surveys were completed among respondents with a landline or cell phone. Surveys do not include all questions asked in previous surveys. National and state-level information is available.