There are important differences in educational attainment among religious groups living in the same region -- or even the same country.
Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling. But all religious groups are making gains, particularly among women.
There were 91 reported aggravated or simple assaults motivated by anti-Muslim bias in 2015, just two shy of the 93 reported in 2001.
Imagining the U.S. as a town of 100 people can help illuminate the nation's religious diversity.
A look inside the religious divide within Israeli society. A companion to Pew Research Center’s March 2016 report, “Israel’s Religiously Divided Society.” The views and opinions expressed by the individual participants in this program are solely those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Pew Research Center. The […]
A total of 38,901 Muslim refugees entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, making up almost half (46%) of the nearly 85,000 refugees who entered the country in that period.
Among the vast majority of GOP voters who think that the growing number of newcomers to the U.S. “threatens traditional American customs and values,” 59% have warm feelings toward Donald Trump – with 42% saying they feel very warmly toward him. By contrast, among the much smaller share of Republican voters (just 21%) who say […]
Israel has been a Jewish-majority country since its founding in 1948, and its treatment of religious and ethnic minorities – including some groups within the Jewish community – has persisted as a hotly debated topic throughout the nation’s history.
Israeli Muslims actually place less emphasis on religion and some of the key pillars of their faith than do Muslims in neighboring countries.
There are striking differences in the extent to which people think the Quran should influence their nation’s laws, according to surveys across 10 countries with significant Muslim populations.