See the latest Pew Research Center reports and data on religious beliefs and practices around the world.

Fact TankMarch 8, 2016

7 key findings about religion and politics in Israel

Key takeaways from Pew Research Center’s comprehensive study of religion in Israel, where there are major divisions not only between Jews and Arabs, but also within the major subgroups of Israeli Jews.

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Pew Research CenterFebruary 29, 2016

How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

Fact TankFebruary 29, 2016

How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

Fact TankFebruary 12, 2016

On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate

62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.

Fact TankJanuary 27, 2016

5 key findings about faith and politics in the 2016 presidential race

Religion has long been entangled in America’s politics and its political campaigns.

Fact TankJanuary 21, 2016

Americans may be getting less religious, but feelings of spirituality are on the rise

The phrase “spiritual but not religious” has become widely used in recent years by some Americans who are trying to describe their religious identity.

Fact TankJanuary 8, 2016

Q&A: Why Millennials are less religious than older Americans

We sat down with Michael Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, to examine possible reasons.

Fact TankDecember 23, 2015

Americans are in the middle of the pack globally when it comes to importance of religion

Americans place less importance on religion in their lives than do people in a number of countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia — but more than residents of many other Western and European countries.

Fact TankDecember 21, 2015

5 facts about Christmas in America

Just in time for the holidays, here are five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate.

Fact TankNovember 23, 2015

Millennials are less religious than older Americans, but just as spiritual

Only about half of Millennials say they believe in God with absolute certainty, and four-in-ten say religion is very important in their lives.