Posts Tagged ‘Pew Research Center’

Biden in trouble with Catholic voters

Monday, April 29th, 2024

According to survey data released by the Pew Research Center, incumbent US President Joe Biden, a Catholic, is battling a high unfavorability rating among his fellow Catholics. According to the data, neither Biden nor his Republican rival, former president Donald Trump, are viewed favourably by most Catholics surveyed, but Biden is the more unpopular of Read more

Religion in China: research reveals surprising insights

Thursday, September 21st, 2023
religion in China

The Pew Research Center has released a groundbreaking 160-page report shedding light on the state of religion in China. Faith in the world’s second most populous country has been under constant suppression for 74 years. The report, which delves into the challenging task of collecting data in a nation known for tight media control and Read more

Most Asians see strong links between religion and nationality

Monday, September 18th, 2023
Religion and nationality

Religion and nationality share an indomitable bond for a significant majority of South and Southeast Asian inhabitants, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. The survey, released on September 12, was conducted in 2022 across six South and Southeast Asian nations: Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. In countries with Read more

Why they go to church and why they don’t

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Why do some people go to church and others stay away? A new Pew Research Center study offers  a survey of 4,729 Americans telling us precisely why they do (or don’t) attend religious services. Read more

Slow evaporation of Christianity in Western Europe

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Western Europe, cradle of Protestantism and historical seat of Catholicism, has become one of the most secular regions in the world. This was confirmed by a survey study promoted by the US Pew Research Center on religious faith and practice in Western European countries. The percentage of lapsed Christians is increasing and a look at Read more

Unbelievers number next to Christians and Muslims

Friday, December 21st, 2012

More than 80 per cent of the world’s people identify with a religious group — but unbelievers, including atheists and agnostics, are now the third largest grouping. These results come from a new demographic study carried out by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Christians, with 2.2 billion or 32 per Read more

More Americans claim ‘no religious affiliation’

Friday, October 12th, 2012

About 20 percent of the American people say they are unaffiliated with any religion, making them almost as numerous as Catholics, who accounted for 22 percent of participants in a new Pew Research Center study released Oct. 9. The survey of 2,973 adults conducted this summer found people who say they are atheist, agnostic or Read more