A new Pew Research Center study, analyzing data from 151 countries, looks at education levels of Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older. Here are five key takeaways from the report.
There are important differences in educational attainment among religious groups living in the same region -- or even the same country.
Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling. But all religious groups are making gains, particularly among women.
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The share of people completing a college education differs by religion, with members of some faith groups much more educated, on average, than others.
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