Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.
Key findings about religion in India
Our new survey of 29,999 Indian adults takes a closer look at religious identity, nationalism and tolerance in Indian society.
Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation
Indians see religious tolerance as a central part of who they are as a nation. Across the major religious groups, most people say it is very important to respect all religions to be “truly Indian.”
In U.S., familiarity with religious groups is associated with warmer feelings toward them
Americans who personally know someone in a different religious group are more likely to feel positively about members of that group.
U.S. Jews know a lot about religion – but other Americans know little about Judaism
U.S. Jews have relatively high levels of religious knowledge. But other Americans are unable to answer some basic questions about Jewish practices.
4 facts about religion in New Zealand
Almost all New Zealanders said in a 2011-2012 survey that they would accept a neighbor of a different religion.
Negative stereotypes about Jews are largely rejected in France
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents in France rose dramatically in 2018. Yet most French adults do not believe negative Jewish stereotypes and are accepting of Jews.
Split between Ukrainian, Russian churches shows political importance of Orthodox Christianity
Ukraine is an overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian nation, and 46% of Orthodox Ukrainians look to the Ukrainian national church leaders as the highest Orthodoxy authority.
In EU, there’s an East-West divide over religious minorities, gay marriage, national identity
In the EU, Central and Eastern Europeans differ from Western Europeans in their views on certain issues, including religious minorities and gay marriage.
Most in former Yugoslavia favor multicultural society, although some tensions remain
Most people in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia seem willing to share their societies with ethnic and religious groups different from their own.
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