U.S. Muslims are religiously observant, but open to multiple interpretations of Islam
For American Muslims, being highly religious does not necessarily translate into acceptance of traditional notions of Islam.
God or the divine is referenced in every state constitution
God or the divine is mentioned at least once in each of the 50 state constitutions and nearly 200 times overall.
How Pew Research Center surveyed 1,000 U.S. Muslims
In a short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they produced the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.
Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam
About eight-in-ten U.S. Muslims (82%) say they are either very (66%) or somewhat concerned (16%) about extremism committed in the name of Islam around the world.
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently
While many Muslims express wariness and anxiety about aspects of their lives in the United States, Muslim women tend to be more pessimistic about their place in U.S. society than Muslim men.
U.S. Muslims see their relationship with Trump as strained
About three-quarters of Muslim Americans say Trump is unfriendly toward them, and just 19% say they approve of the job Trump is doing as president.
American Muslims are concerned – but also satisfied with their lives
The American Muslim community is facing some challenges. Yet for most U.S. Muslims, these problems only partially define their personal experiences in America.
Ethnic Russians in some former Soviet republics feel a close connection to Russia
Ethnic Russians are a sizable minority in several former Soviet republics, and many are more favorably inclined toward Russia than their fellow citizens are.
On abortion, persistent divides between – and within – the two parties
Today, 57% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40% think it should be illegal in all or most cases, little changed from 2016.