Melina Platas, an assistant professor of political science at New York University Abu Dhabi, explains the Muslim-Christian education gap in sub-Saharan Africa.
In sub-Saharan Africa, Muslim adults are more than twice as likely as Christians to have no formal schooling.
Jews are more highly education than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend have the fewest years of formal schooling. But all religious groups are making gains, particularly among women.
A new Pew Research Center study, analyzing data from 151 countries, looks at education levels of Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and religiously unaffiliated adults ages 25 and older. Here are five key takeaways from the report.
Among voters who attend religious services at least once a month, relatively few say election information was made available to them in their places of worship.
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.
Many married adults point to several factors as bigger keys to a successful marriage than shared religious beliefs.
While roughly one-in-five U.S. adults say they were raised by two parents with different religions, just 6% say they now identify with multiple religions.
Roughly one-in-five U.S. adults were raised with a mixed religious background, according to a new Pew Research Center study.