Key findings about the religious composition of India
Religious pluralism has long been a core value in India. A new report shows that India’s religious composition has been fairly stable since 1951.
Religious Composition of India
All major religious groups in India have shown sharp declines in their fertility rates, limiting change in the country’s religious composition since 1951. Meanwhile, fertility differences between India’s religious groups are generally much smaller than they used to be.
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.”
Nine-in-ten Black ‘nones’ believe in God, but fewer pray or attend services
The vast majority of religiously unaffiliated Black Americans believe in God and about half pray regularly, although few attend services.
10 new findings about faith among Black Americans
Black American religious life is diverse, encompassing a wide range of religious affiliations, worship practices and beliefs.
Faith Among Black Americans
Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.
Globally, women are younger than their male partners, more likely to age alone
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.
Key findings: How living arrangements vary by religious affiliation around the world
Globally, Muslims live in the biggest households, followed by Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, Jews and the religiously unaffiliated.
10 facts about atheists
There is a rising number of atheists in the United States. Here are some key facts about atheists in the U.S. and around the world.
In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace
The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip, with both Protestantism and Catholicism experiencing losses of population share.
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