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ReligionDecember 13, 2016

Educational Attainment of Religious Groups by Country

The table below details the estimated educational attainment of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Jews and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older in 151 countries as of 2010 (or the latest year available).

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ReligionDecember 13, 2016

Essay: How Religious Groups Differ in Educational Attainment

A new Pew Research Center global demographic study shows differences in educational attainment among the world’s major religious groups.

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ReligionOctober 13, 2016

Video: Israel’s Religiously Divided Society

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ReligionJune 23, 2016

Restrictions on Religion among the 25 Most Populous Countries, 2007-2014

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ReligionMay 12, 2016

Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.

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ReligionApril 14, 2016

Public Opinion on Abortion

A series of graphics explores public opinion on abortion, illustrating how opinion differs among various demographic groups, including religious, political, age and gender groups.

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ReligionMarch 22, 2016

Visualizing gender differences in religious commitment around the world

Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.

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Pew Research CenterFebruary 29, 2016

How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

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Pew Research CenterNovember 3, 2015

How the U.S. Became Less Religious

Highlights from the Pew Research report “U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious.” There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant as before.

Pew Research CenterOctober 26, 2015

Church Fires Declining, but Many Still Intentionally Set

Between 1996 and 2000, an average of 191 intentional fires were reported each year, accounting for 52% of all church fires. That average dropped to 74 intentional fires per year between 2010 and 2014, or 48% of all church fires.