About a quarter of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But Islam gains about as many converts as it loses.
People in 38 countries were asked how often they use the internet – as well as how often they use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and other sites – to get news. Specifically, they were asked whether they did each activity several times a day, once a day, several times a week, once a […]
An estimated 3.45 million Muslims of all ages were living in the United States in 2017, accounting for about 1.1% of the country's total population.
Overall, U.S. adults with college degrees are less religious than others on some measures. However, Christians with higher levels of education appear to be just as religious as those with less schooling.
Imagining the U.S. as a town of 100 people can help illuminate the nation's religious diversity.
The share of people completing a college education differs by religion, with members of some faith groups much more educated, on average, than others.
Roughly one-in-five U.S. adults were raised with a mixed religious background, according to a new Pew Research Center study.
Members of some religious groups on average have a higher household income than others, and those in the richest groups tend to be highly educated.
The share of Americans who do not identify with a religious group is surely growing, but there are differing ideas about the factors driving this trend.
The U.S. religious landscape is already in the midst of some dramatic changes when it comes to the growth or decline of people with certain religious identities. And while it is impossible to predict exactly how that landscape will shift in the future, some key demographic factors — particularly age — can provide a clue as to how things might unfold in the coming decades.