Data: Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
In 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a 57% to 35% margin. Today, there is slightly more support for same-sex marriage than opposition to it, with 49% in favor and 44% opposed.
Data: Trends in Voter Preferences Among Religious Groups
Interactive graphic summarizes the voting preferences of major religious groups, drawing on data from the latest survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.
Data: Global Christianity
View data on Christians in 232 countries in a series of sortable data tables. View all Christians and each tradition by number, as a percentage of the total Christian population and as a percentage of the overall population.
Map: The Future of the Global Muslim Population
These maps allow users to select a country, a region or the world – as well as a decade – and see the size of the Muslim population in that place and time.
Data: Faith in Flux: Reasons for Joining, Reasons for Leaving
Americans change religious affiliation early and often. In total, about half of American adults have changed religious affiliation at least once during their lives.