Pew Research CenterJuly 31, 2018

Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy nations

Americans pray more often, are more likely to attend weekly religious services and ascribe higher importance to faith in their lives than adults in other wealthy, Western democracies, such as Canada, Australia and most European states, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

Pew Research CenterJune 13, 2018

Younger people are less religious than older ones in many countries, especially in the U.S. and Europe

In 46 countries around the world, adults under age 40 are less likely to say religion is very important in their lives than are older adults.

Pew Research CenterJune 12, 2018

Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

Muslim societies have gained a reputation in recent decades for failing to adequately educate women. But a new analysis of Pew Research Center data on educational attainment and religion suggests that economics, not religion, is the key factor limiting the education of Muslim women.

Pew Research CenterMay 15, 2018

Most U.S. Muslims observe Ramadan by fasting during daylight hours

More Muslim adults say they fast during Ramadan than say they pray five times a day or attend mosque weekly.

Pew Research CenterApril 25, 2018

Key findings about Americans’ belief in God

The overwhelming majority of Americans, including a majority of the religiously unaffiliated, say they believe in God or a higher power. Read six key takeaways from a report on Americans’ belief in God.

Pew Research CenterApril 12, 2018

5 facts about religion in Saudi Arabia

Read five facts about religion in Saudi Arabia — a country that is the birthplace of Islam and, as such, holds special importance for Muslims worldwide.

Pew Research CenterApril 6, 2018

Christian women in the U.S. are more religious than their male counterparts

More than seven-in-ten U.S. Christian women say religion is very important in their lives, compared with 62% of the country’s Christian men.