In this short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they overcame these obstacles to produce the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.
Among the world's 25 most populous countries, Russia, Egypt, India, Pakistan, and Nigeria stand out as having the most restrictions on religion (as of the end of 2015) when both government restrictions and religious hostilities are taken into account.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
The table below details the estimated educational attainment of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Jews and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older in 151 countries as of 2010 (or the latest year available).
A new Pew Research Center global demographic study shows differences in educational attainment among the world’s major religious groups.
Pew Research Center has surveyed Jewish adults in Israel and the U.S. and has found deep bonds between them. Nevertheless, their experiences and perspectives are very different.
In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.
Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.