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Pew studies and analyzes issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs by conducting surveys, demographic analyses, and other research about the practice of religion and its place in American life. 

Recent work includes a major portrait of Jews in America and interviews with 38,000 Muslims around the globe to provide a more complete understanding of the beliefs and political views of members of the world’s second- largest religion.

Recent Work

November 30, 2022 Growing share of Americans see the Supreme Court as ‘friendly’ toward religion

There has been a jump in the share of U.S. adults who see the Supreme Court as “friendly” toward religion.

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November 29, 2022 Key findings about COVID-19 restrictions that affected religious groups around the world in 2020

Our study analyzes 198 countries and territories and is based on policies and events in 2020, the most recent year for which data is available.

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November 29, 2022 How COVID-19 Restrictions Affected Religious Groups Around the World in 2020

Nearly a quarter of countries used force to prevent religious gatherings during the pandemic; other government restrictions and social hostilities related to religion remained fairly stable.

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November 29, 2022 Religious restrictions around the world

For more than a decade, Pew Research Center has been tracking global patterns in restrictions on religion – both those imposed by governments and hostilities committed by individuals and social groups.

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November 22, 2022 Partisans agree: Time with family and friends is meaningful and fulfilling

Large majorities in both parties say spending time with family provides them a great deal or quite a bit of meaning and fulfillment.

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November 17, 2022 How Religion Intersects With Americans’ Views on the Environment

Most U.S. adults – including a solid majority of Christians and large numbers of people who identify with other religious traditions – consider the Earth sacred and believe God gave humans a duty to care for it. But highly religious Americans are far less likely than other U.S. adults to express concern about warming temperatures around the globe.

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October 27, 2022 45% of Americans Say U.S. Should Be a ‘Christian Nation’

But they hold differing opinions about what that phrase means, and two-thirds of U.S. adults say churches should keep out of politics.

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October 26, 2022 7 facts about Hindus around the world

With Diwali celebrations underway, here are some facts about Hindus around the world.

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