British attitudes on national identity and religious minorities not unique in EU
On issues including national identity and religious minorities, views among UK adults align very closely to general opinion across the EU.
Once a majority, Protestants now account for fewer than a third of Germans
Germany has seen a dramatic shift away from Protestantism – one that has greatly outpaced a decline in the share of Germans who are Catholic.
Climate Change Still Seen as the Top Global Threat, but Cyberattacks a Rising Concern
People around the world agree that climate change poses a severe risk to their countries, according to a 26-nation survey conducted in spring 2018. Terrorism, specifically from ISIS, and cyberattacks are also seen by many as major security threats.
Climate change is seen by more countries as a top international threat
More countries see climate change as a top international threat, but many people also name ISIS and cyberattacks as their top security concern.
Split between Ukrainian, Russian churches shows political importance of Orthodox Christianity
Ukraine is an overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian nation, and 46% of Orthodox Ukrainians look to the Ukrainian national church leaders as the highest Orthodoxy authority.
Once the same nation, the Czech Republic and Slovakia look very different religiously
While Slovakia is majority Catholic, around seven-in-ten Czechs are religiously unaffiliated – the highest share of unaffiliated adults in 34 European countries surveyed.
5 facts about Catholics in Europe
The Catholic Church remains closely tied to Europe. Catholics are the largest religious group in many of the continent’s most populous countries.
In the U.S. and Europe, women are about as likely as men to favor legal abortion
In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.
Many worldwide oppose more migration – both into and out of their countries
As the number of international migrants reaches new highs, people around the world show little appetite for more migration – both into and out of their countries.
Image of Putin, Russia Suffers Internationally
People around the world broadly think Russia plays a more important role in international affairs than it did a decade ago. But increased stature does not mean being better liked.