Search Results for: “caribbean”

report | Dec 13, 2016

4. Buddhist educational attainment

Buddhists are roughly on par with global averages in their levels of educational attainment. They have 7.9 years of schooling, on average, compared with the global average of 7.7 years for all groups, and 12% have earned post-secondary degrees, compared with 14% of all adults globally. An above-average share of Buddhist adults ages 25 and […]

report | Aug 8, 2017

Gay Marriage Around the World

A fact sheet provides an overview of the situation in the nations where same-sex marriage is legal nationwide as well as countries that allow it in certain jurisdictions.

report | Dec 13, 2016

2. Christian educational attainment

Christians are one of the world’s most highly educated religious groups: The vast majority of Christian adults ages 25 and older (91%) have at least some formal schooling, and one-in-five have post-secondary degrees. Gender differences in educational attainment among Christians have narrowed in recent generations, largely because of gains made by Christian women. Although Christian […]

report | Dec 13, 2016

5. Hindu educational attainment

Hindus have made substantial educational gains in recent decades. Hindu adults (ages 25 and older) in the youngest generation analyzed in the study, for example, have an average of 3.4 more years of schooling than those in the oldest generation. However, Hindus still have the lowest level of educational attainment of any major religious group […]

report | Oct 18, 2016

Appendix C: Countries by regional classification

Africa Algeria Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea Bissau Ivory Coast Kenya Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Republic of the Congo Reunion Rwanda […]

report | Dec 13, 2016

Appendix A: Methodology

This appendix describes the statistical methods used to measure educational attainment by religion, including average years of schooling. It then provides an overview of the data sources used in the report. (A full list of data sources used for each country can be found in Appendix B.) The appendix continues with a discussion of how […]

report | Sep 20, 2016

1. Birth regions and nations

As the leading nation of origin for U.S. unauthorized immigrants, Mexico exerts the greatest influence on trends for the overall population, but other nations play a role too. From 2009 to 2014, a decline in Mexican unauthorized immigrants was mostly balanced by an increase in the number from the rest of the world, especially from […]

Refine Your Results