When compared with other wealthy nations, the U.S. is unique in that a large share of its population prays every day.
A Changing World: Global Views on Diversity, Gender Equality, Family Life and the Importance of Religion
People see diversity and gender equality increasing in their countries but say family ties have weakened. Views on the importance of religion vary widely.
The church is one of the few major mainline Protestant denominations in the country that currently does not sanction same-sex marriage.
Tuesday is the 210th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Roughly eight-in-ten U.S. adults say humans have evolved over time.
Conrad Hackett, associate director for research and senior demographer, discusses why we studied the relationship between religion and happiness, health and civic engagement.
Evolution remains a contentious issue. When asked about it, highly religious Americans' responses can vary depending on how the question is asked.
In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
About half of black Muslims are converts to Islam, a relatively high conversion level. Black Muslims, like black Americans overall, have high levels of religious commitment.
How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out.
Within Europe, there are sometimes sizable differences in levels of religious commitment. A new interactive lets you explore these differences.