UncategorizedJune 30, 2017

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.

InteractivesApril 12, 2017

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.

InteractivesMarch 22, 2016

Visualizing gender differences in religious commitment around the world

Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.

InteractivesFebruary 29, 2016

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.

InteractivesFebruary 26, 2015

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.

InteractivesMay 7, 2014

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.

InteractivesMay 7, 2014

U.S. Hispanics: Religious, Social and Political Differences

InteractivesFebruary 11, 2014

Laws aimed at LGBT community in the former Soviet Union

InteractivesJanuary 14, 2014

Religious Restrictions in the World’s 25 Most Populous Countries

Among the world’s 25 most populous countries, Egypt, Indonesia, Russia, Pakistan and Burma (Myanmar) stand out as having the most restrictions on religion when both government restrictions and social hostilities are taken into account.

InteractivesOctober 1, 2013

Calculate the Size of the U.S. Jewish Population