Today, 64% of Americans say Jews face at least some discrimination, a 20-percentage-point increase from 2016. Partisans are divided in their views of discrimination against Jews – and many other groups.
Buddhists made up roughly 7% of the world’s population in 2015. Half of the world’s Buddhists live in China.
The global Muslim population is more concentrated in Islam’s main population centers than the global Christian population is for Christianity.
Almost all New Zealanders said in a 2011-2012 survey that they would accept a neighbor of a different religion.
Roughly seven-in-ten white evangelical Protestants approve of Trump's presidential job performance. Other religious groups are more divided.
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents in France rose dramatically in 2018. Yet most French adults do not believe negative Jewish stereotypes and are accepting of Jews.
Religiously active Americans are less likely to drink alcohol than those who are not as religious – but religion's relationship with drinking is more nuanced.
The church is one of the few major mainline Protestant denominations in the country that currently does not sanction same-sex marriage.
Germany has seen a dramatic shift away from Protestantism – one that has greatly outpaced a decline in the share of Germans who are Catholic.
Conrad Hackett, associate director for research and senior demographer, discusses why we studied the relationship between religion and happiness, health and civic engagement.