InteractivesJune 26, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage, State by State

In June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide. This timeline highlights the changes in state policies leading up to that ruling.

DatabaseMay 12, 2015

Religious Landscape Study

Explore the geographic distribution and demographics of America’s major religious groups.

PublicationsApril 23, 2015

Event: The Future of World Religions

InteractivesApril 16, 2015

Number of Executions in Each State Since 1977

Over 1300 executions have occurred in the U.S. since 1977, the year after the Supreme Court reaffirmed its approval of the death penalty. See how many executions have been performed in each state since the ruling.

DatabaseApril 2, 2015

Religious Composition by Country, 2010-2050

Explore the estimated religious composition of 198 countries and territories for 2010 to 2050.

Data VisualizationFebruary 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.

DatabaseJanuary 5, 2015

Members of Congress: Religious Affiliations

Explore the religious affiliation of each of the members to be sworn into the 114th Congress on Jan. 6, 2015. Data were compiled by CQ Roll Call and the Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project.

Data VisualizationMay 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.

Data VisualizationMay 7, 2014

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

DatabaseApril 4, 2014

Table: Religious Diversity Index Scores by Country