Fact TankApril 2, 2015

7 key changes in the global religious landscape

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

Fact TankOctober 22, 2014

Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, is celebrated by more than just Hindus

This week marks Diwali, the annual Hindu festival of lights. In the U.S., seven-in-ten Indian Americans say they celebrate the holiday.

Fact TankSeptember 10, 2014

Indians among most likely in the world to see extremist groups as ‘major threat’

A 2013 poll we conducted showed that globally Indians are among the most likely to say that Islamic extremist groups pose a “major threat” to their country.

Fact TankAugust 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.

Fact TankJuly 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.

Fact TankJuly 16, 2014

U.S. evangelical Christians are chilly toward atheists – and the feeling is mutual

U.S. Christians, as a whole, express negative feelings toward atheists, and the chilliness is reciprocated, according to a Pew Research survey on how Americans rate eight religious groups.

Pew Research CenterJuly 16, 2014

How Americans Feel About Religious Groups

When asked to rate religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100, Americans rate Jews, Catholics and evangelical Christians warmly and atheists and Muslims more coldly.

Pew Research CenterApril 11, 2013

Graphic: American Hindus To Celebrate a New Year

While the exact date of the Hindu New Year varies by region and custom, many Hindus celebrate in mid-April with traditional meals and activities at home and in temples.