Muslim women have made greater educational gains than Muslim men in most regions of the world.
In 2016, Pew Research Center examined an array of topics in America – from immigration to the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats – as well as many from around the globe.
Hindus are among the least educated of the world’s major religious groups when looked at globally, but this is not true of Hindus everywhere.
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.