Muslims in America: Immigrants and those born in U.S. see life differently in many ways
When Pew Research Center surveyed American Muslim adults in 2017, the findings revealed important similarities between foreign-born and U.S.-born Muslims.
Video: Being Muslim in the U.S.
A look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America, featuring data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey and stories of Muslims from across the U.S.
The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim
About a quarter of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But Islam gains about as many converts as it loses.
New estimates show U.S. Muslim population continues to grow
An estimated 3.45 million Muslims of all ages were living in the United States in 2017, accounting for about 1.1% of the country’s total population.
Assaults against Muslims in U.S. surpass 2001 level
The number of assaults against Muslims in the United States rose significantly between 2015 and 2016, easily surpassing the modern peak reached in 2001.
Muslims more likely than Americans overall to say blacks lack equal rights in U.S.
Two-thirds of Muslims in the United States say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites.
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.
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.
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.