Patriotism in the U.S.

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Statista dossier about patriotism in the United States

This dossier presents graphs and tables about patriotism in the United States. It includes data on the share of Americans who consider themselves patriots, their understanding of patriotism, September 11 and the war on terror, the U.S. government, gun control, and consumerism.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • U.S. adults' level of pride to be an American 2015

    • Americans on the concept of the American Dream in 2017

    • Share of patriotic Americans 2014, by generation

    • Survey on the Confederate flag as a symbol of pride or racism 2015

    • How Americans celebrate Independence Day 2017

    • Independence Day travelers in the U.S. from 2007 to 2017

    • Most patriotic brands in the U.S. 2016

  • 2. Politics
    • Survey on Trump as President 2017

    • Election 2016: results for the popular vote

    • Contributions to Donald Trump's 2016 U.S. presidential capaign, by source

    • Americans on the concepts Donald Trump stands for in 2017

    • Americans who agree or disagree with the Tea Party movement in 2015

  • 3. War on Terror
    • Total number of terrorist attacks in the United States between 1995 and 2016

    • Terrorist attacks in the United States from1970 to 2016, by attack type

    • Deployment of U.S. troops in selected world regions 2017

    • Perception of the U.S. government's handling of terrorist threats 2015

    • Percentage of Americans that see terrorism as the most important U.S. problem 2014

    • U.S. war costs in Iraq and Afghanistan 2003-2015

    • U.S. military fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan as of August 2017, by state

    • Survey on approval of U.S. military action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria 2014

    • United States: Survey on Bowe Bergdahl being a patriot or a deserter 2014

    • Biggest threat the U.S. is facing in the Middle East in 2015

    • Americans following the news about ISIS 2014

    • 2014 midterm election exit polls on the Islamic State (ISIS)

    • Support and opposition regarding U.S. ground forces in the fight against ISIS 2014

    • Election 2016 exit polls: percentage of votes by opinion on fight vs ISIS

    • U.S. opinion poll on the use of torture against suspected terrorists 2016

    • U.S. survey on justification of torture against suspected terrorists 2014

    • U.S. poll on whether helping Syrian refugees makes the host country safer 2016

  • 4. September 11, 2001
    • Key figures on the September 11 attacks, 2001 in New York

    • Long term impacts of the events of 9/11 on the U.S.

    • Are you satisfied with the U.S. government's 9/11 response?

    • How much did the events of 9/11 weaken the U.S.?

    • How much has the U.S. recovered from the events of 9/11?

    • Losses from 9/11 terrorist attack in New York, by insurance line

  • 5. Gun ownership
    • United States: presence of a firearm at home 2016

    • U.S. gun households from 1994 to 2015

    • Gun ownership in the U.S. 1972-2017

    • Gun ownership in the U.S. 2017, by party affiliation

    • Number of registered weapons in the U.S. in 2017, by state

    • Number of federal firearms licensees in the U.S. in 2016, by state

    • U.S. survey: views on right to print 3D-guns at home in 2013

    • Percentage of U.S. Americans who are satisfied with gun laws 2001-2016

    • Opinion of Americans on gun control in 2014, by generation

    • U.S. public opinion on safety gains through more concealed weapons 2015

    • Reasons for firearm ownership U.S. 2015

    • National Rifle Association: lobbying expenditure 1998-2017

  • 6. Consumerism
    • Patriotic merchandise owned by Americans in 2016

    • Americans' most popular holidays for grilling 2016

    • U.S. consumers' frequency of eating locally grown foods 2013-2014

    • U.S. consumer definition of "local food" October 2015

    • Costs of the most popular fourth of July vacation destinations in the U.S. in 2014

    • Americans' views on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) 2015

    • Reasons against TTIP 2015: public opinion of Germans and Americans

  • Language: English
  • Released: February 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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