The U.S. Muslim population has grown in the decades since 9/11, but views toward them have become increasingly polarized along political lines.
Women continue to be less involved than men in mosque life in the U.S., but the pattern appears to be changing.
President Trump has called himself a defender of religious liberty. But how do Americans see his administration’s effect on religious groups?
We've distilled key findings from our data into four email mini-lessons to help people develop a better understanding of Muslims and Islam.
Most American adults (82%) say Muslims are subject to at least some discrimination in the U.S. today, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in March – including a majority (56%) who say Muslims are discriminated against a lot.
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.
Many more U.S. Muslims identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party than the GOP (66% vs. 13%), but the share who are Republican has held steady over the last 10 years, including after the election of President Donald Trump.
More Muslim adults say they fast during Ramadan than say they pray five times a day or attend mosque weekly.
The number of Muslim refugees admitted to the U.S. in the first half of fiscal 2018 has dropped from the previous year more than any other religious group.
This video offers a look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America; it features data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey, as well as the personal stories of Muslims from across the United States.