ReligionDec 21, 2015

Where Christian churches, other religions stand on gay marriage

In the last two decades, several religious groups have moved to allow same-sex couples to marry within their traditions.

ReligionNov 3, 2015

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.

ReligionMay 12, 2015

America’s Changing Religious Landscape

The Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the share of Americans who do not identify with any organized religion is growing. These changes affect all regions in the country and many demographic groups.

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ReligionMay 12, 2015

Religious Landscape Study

Explore the geographic distribution and demographics of America’s major religious groups.

ReligionApr 2, 2015

The Future of World Religions

If current demographic trends persist, Christians will remain steady, Muslims will grow and people with no religion will decline as a share of the world’s population in the coming decades.

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ReligionApr 2, 2015

Religious Composition by Country, 2010-2050

The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. This table details the estimated religious composition of 198 countries and territories for 2010 to 2050.

ReligionApr 2, 2015

7 key changes in the global religious landscape

What will the world’s religious landscape look like a few decades from now?

ReligionAug 27, 2014

Many religions heavily concentrated in one or two countries

Half of the world’s population lives in just six countries. But in many cases, the world’s major religious groups are even more concentrated.

ReligionAug 12, 2014

6 facts about South Korea’s growing Christian population

Pope Francis will travel to South Korea next week for Asian Youth Day, making his third international trip as pontiff. Here are six facts about Christianity in South Korea.

ReligionJul 17, 2014

How many people of different faiths do you know?

A Pew Research Center survey shows how many people in religious groups know other people of different religions.