Islam and dating rules
But views toward Muslims (as well as several of the other groups) are now warmer than they were a few years ago; in 2014, U. adults gave Muslims an average rating of 40 degrees in a similar survey. In addition, a December 2016 survey found that more Republicans than Democrats say Islam is likelier than other religions to encourage violence among its believers (63% vs. And while most Americans (69%) believe there is a lot of discrimination against Muslims in the U. today, views are again split by party: 85% of Democrats and those who lean Democratic and 49% of Republicans and GOP leaners hold this view.
Republicans and those who lean toward the Republican Party gave Muslims an average rating of 39, considerably cooler than Democrats’ rating toward Muslims (56). Republicans also are more likely than Democrats to say that Islam is not part of mainstream American society (68% vs.
Across the seven Muslim-majority countries and territories surveyed, a median of 68% of Muslims said they view Westerners as selfish.
Considerable shares also called Westerners other negative adjectives, including violent (median of 66%), greedy (64%) and immoral (61%), while fewer attributed positive characteristics like “respectful of women” (44%), honest (33%) and tolerant (31%) to Westerners. A median of 50% across four Western European countries, the U. and Russia called Muslims violent and a median of 58% called them “fanatical,” but fewer used negative words like greedy, immoral or selfish.
According to our estimate, there are about 3.45 million Muslims of all ages in the U. Our demographic projections estimate that Muslims will make up 2.1% of the U. population by the year 2050, surpassing people who identify as Jewish on the basis of religion as the second-largest faith group in the country (not including people who say they have no religion).
A 2013 Pew Research Center report estimated that the Muslim share of immigrants granted permanent residency status (green cards) increased from about 5% in 1992 to roughly 10% in 2012, representing about 100,000 immigrants in that year.
A Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2017 asked Americans to rate members of nine religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” from 0 to 100, where 0 reflects the coldest, most negative possible rating and 100 the warmest, most positive rating.Around the world, each Muslim woman has an average of 2.9 children, compared with 2.2 for all other groups combined.