How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out
How do European countries differ in religious commitment? Use our interactive map to find out.
What keeps us going
We asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied.
How the religious typology groups compare
Use this tool to compare the religious typology groups on key topics and demographics.
Muslims in America: Immigrants and those born in U.S. see life differently in many ways
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.
Visualizing gender differences in religious commitment around the world
Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.
How religious is your state?
Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.
Restrictions and Hostilities in the Most Populous Countries
Explore the levels of social hostilities and government restrictions on religion in the world’s 25 most populous counties since 2007.
Religious Switching Among Hispanics
A major survey of U.S. Hispanics conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that nearly one-third of Hispanics (32%) no longer belong to the religion in which they were raised.