On issues including national identity and religious minorities, views among UK adults align very closely to general opinion across the EU.
The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the continent today is split by stark differences in public attitudes toward religion, minorities and social issues such as gay marriage and legal abortion.
Laws enacted in several European countries that restrict the religious clothing of Muslim women are largely in line with Western European attitudes on the issue.
Across Western Europe, people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of Muslims and their religion. However, knowing something about Islam – as opposed to personally knowing a Muslim – is less associated with positive feelings of Muslims and Islam.
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
Nearly half of Australians and 56% of Americans say that growing cultural diversity makes their country a better place to live.
Trump supporters have a distinct approach to global affairs.
In 2015, the percentage of the population age 65 or older in Germany and Italy are already at a level the U.S. may reach in 2050.
Around the world, Muslims who use the internet are much more likely than other Muslims to have a favorable opinion of Western movies, music and television.
The public is split on whether Islam is more likely than other religions to encourage violence among its believers, but there are sizable partisan, demographic and religious differences in views of Islam and violence.