The Growth of Germany’s Muslim Population
Immigration has been a major factor in the growth of Germany’s Muslim population. But, even if there is no more immigration, Muslims will continue to increase as a share of Germany’s population in future decades.
Video: How Pew Research Center Conducted Its 2017 Survey of Muslim Americans
In this short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they overcame these obstacles to produce the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.
Public Opinion on Abortion
A series of graphics explores public opinion on abortion, illustrating how opinion differs among various demographic groups, including religious, political, age and gender groups.
Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.
Restrictions on religion among the 25 most populous countries, 2007-2015
Among the world’s 25 most populous countries, Russia, Egypt, India, Pakistan, and Nigeria stand out as having the most restrictions on religion (as of the end of 2015) when both government restrictions and religious hostilities are taken into account.
Educational Attainment of Religious Groups by Country
There are important differences in educational attainment among religious groups living in the same region — or even the same country.
Video: Israel’s Religiously Divided Society
American and Israeli Jews: Twin Portraits From Pew Research Center Surveys
Pew Research Center has surveyed Jewish adults in Israel and the U.S. and has found deep bonds between them. Nevertheless, their experiences and perspectives are very different.
Restrictions on Religion among the 25 Most Populous Countries, 2007-2014
Visualizing gender differences in religious commitment around the world
Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.