In general, Western European countries that have a mandatory church tax aren’t any less religious than those that don’t have such a tax.
People see diversity and gender equality increasing in their countries but say family ties have weakened. Views on the importance of religion vary widely.
On issues including national identity and religious minorities, views among UK adults align very closely to general opinion across the EU.
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.
Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.
In a number of countries, younger people are more likely than their elders to take an inclusive view of what it takes for people to be truly “one of us.”
A little over a third of the refugees admitted into the U.S. in fiscal 2016 were religious minorities in their home countries. Of those, 61% were Christians and 22% were Muslims.
Nearly half of Australians and 56% of Americans say that growing cultural diversity makes their country a better place to live.
Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.