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This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for theGlobal Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation.

This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: 

Primary Researcher

Samirah Majumdar, Research Associate                                            

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Virginia Villa, Research Assistant


Oyindamola Bola, Grayson Metzger, Katie Rand, Alicia Sidik and Virginia Villa

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Editorial Manager Aleksandra Sandstrom, Copy Editor Bill Webster, Information Graphics Designer

Communications and Web Publishing         

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer Anna Schiller, Communications Manager Haley Nolan, Communications Associate

Katayoun Kishi, a former research associate at Pew Research Center, provided valuable assistance with this report. James Bell, vice president of global strategy at Pew Research Center, also provided guidance.

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