Category Archives: Surveys – International

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

While the role of Islam in French society has long been a divisive and inflammatory topic a new study suggests people in France are now more accepting of the religion. The new survey showed that 56 percent of French people

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

While the role of Islam in French society has long been a divisive and inflammatory topic a new study suggests people in France are now more accepting of the religion. The new survey showed that 56 percent of French people

Canadians don’t want an anti-Islamophobia day: poll

Should Jan. 29 be set aside to combat Islamophobia? That day — tomorrow — is the first anniversary of the mass murder at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. Six Muslims were killed in this hate crime. Muslim, Jewish

Canadians don’t want an anti-Islamophobia day: poll

Should Jan. 29 be set aside to combat Islamophobia? That day — tomorrow — is the first anniversary of the mass murder at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. Six Muslims were killed in this hate crime. Muslim, Jewish

Three-quarters of Swiss back a burka ban

A nationwide ban on face-coverings – a de facto burka ban – would currently get the thumbs-up from 76% of Swiss voters, according to a poll in the SonntagsZeitung and Le Matin Dimanche. Around half also support the idea of

Three-quarters of Swiss back a burka ban

A nationwide ban on face-coverings – a de facto burka ban – would currently get the thumbs-up from 76% of Swiss voters, according to a poll in the SonntagsZeitung and Le Matin Dimanche. Around half also support the idea of

Poll: 70 Per Cent of Swiss Would Be ‘Disturbed’ by Increase in Muslim Population

The survey, which was conducted by the publishing firm Tamedia, is the first of its kind in Switzerland, and shows the older generations is particularly concerned with the growth of Islam in the country: 75 per cent of those aged

Poll: 70 Per Cent of Swiss Would Be ‘Disturbed’ by Increase in Muslim Population

The survey, which was conducted by the publishing firm Tamedia, is the first of its kind in Switzerland, and shows the older generations is particularly concerned with the growth of Islam in the country: 75 per cent of those aged

EU Migrant Policies Rejected by 74 Per Cent of People in Central Europe

A strong majority of Europeans across 11 nations are opposed to the European Union’s (EU) immigration policies, including nearly nine in 10 Hungarians. The survey was conducted by the Nézopont Institute in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary,

EU Migrant Policies Rejected by 74 Per Cent of People in Central Europe

A strong majority of Europeans across 11 nations are opposed to the European Union’s (EU) immigration policies, including nearly nine in 10 Hungarians. The survey was conducted by the Nézopont Institute in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary,

68% of Canadians want Quebec’s face-coverings ban in their province

The majority of Canadians outside of Quebec would support having a similar ban on face-coverings in their province, a new survey has found. The survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for Global News, found that 68 per cent of Canadian

68% of Canadians want Quebec’s face-coverings ban in their province

The majority of Canadians outside of Quebec would support having a similar ban on face-coverings in their province, a new survey has found. The survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for Global News, found that 68 per cent of Canadian

Support for face-covering bans drops to 40% outside Quebec, poll suggests

31 per cent say wearing the niqab should be ‘discouraged but tolerated’ and only 28 per cent say the veils should be ‘welcome. The vast majority of Quebecers support Bill 62, the Quebec government’s ban on wearing face coverings while

Support for face-covering bans drops to 40% outside Quebec, poll suggests

31 per cent say wearing the niqab should be ‘discouraged but tolerated’ and only 28 per cent say the veils should be ‘welcome. The vast majority of Quebecers support Bill 62, the Quebec government’s ban on wearing face coverings while

Voters say country is full, support partial ban on Muslim immigration

A MAJORITY of Australian voters believe the country is full and almost half support a partial ban on Muslim immigration, a new survey has revealed. In a blow for official multiculturalism, it found that just over 50 per cent of

Voters say country is full, support partial ban on Muslim immigration

A MAJORITY of Australian voters believe the country is full and almost half support a partial ban on Muslim immigration, a new survey has revealed. In a blow for official multiculturalism, it found that just over 50 per cent of

A third of Switzerland’s population mistrusts Islam, according to survey

Recently, the Swiss federal statistical office published preliminary results of a survey on Switzerland’s attitudes toward foreigners, which included questions on nationality, race, language and religion. …. When questioned regarding religion, Muslims were viewed most negatively. 14% voiced hostility towards

A third of Switzerland’s population mistrusts Islam, according to survey

Recently, the Swiss federal statistical office published preliminary results of a survey on Switzerland’s attitudes toward foreigners, which included questions on nationality, race, language and religion. …. When questioned regarding religion, Muslims were viewed most negatively. 14% voiced hostility towards

Majority of Danes want to ban burqa: survey

A majority of the population support banning the two types of Islamic veil in public, according to an opinion poll carried out by Epinion on behalf of broadcaster DR. According to the poll, 62 percent said they support a full

Majority of Danes want to ban burqa: survey

A majority of the population support banning the two types of Islamic veil in public, according to an opinion poll carried out by Epinion on behalf of broadcaster DR. According to the poll, 62 percent said they support a full

‘Fear is the greatest factor’: Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism

In a new survey, 72 per cent of respondents believed there has been an increasing climate of hatred and fear towards Muslims in Canada. A survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims but that view doesn’t apply

‘Fear is the greatest factor’: Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism

In a new survey, 72 per cent of respondents believed there has been an increasing climate of hatred and fear towards Muslims in Canada. A survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims but that view doesn’t apply

Two-thirds of Australians are ‘uncomfortable with women wearing burqas’ – as it’s revealed even Muslims have a problem with face coverings

Two-thirds of Australians living in poorer suburbs are uncomfortable with women wearing burqas, a study shows. Research by RMIT University found poorer and older Australians are more likely to be biased against Muslims. The study of people in Broadmeadows and

Two-thirds of Australians are ‘uncomfortable with women wearing burqas’ – as it’s revealed even Muslims have a problem with face coverings

Two-thirds of Australians living in poorer suburbs are uncomfortable with women wearing burqas, a study shows. Research by RMIT University found poorer and older Australians are more likely to be biased against Muslims. The study of people in Broadmeadows and

Poll: Majority of voters back Trump travel ban

A clear majority of voters support President Donald Trump’s travel ban on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Polling on the travel restrictions has varied wildly since the Trump administrationunveiled the first executive

Poll: Majority of voters back Trump travel ban

A clear majority of voters support President Donald Trump’s travel ban on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Polling on the travel restrictions has varied wildly since the Trump administrationunveiled the first executive

Poles Value Denying Muslim Refugees Over Being in EU, Poll Shows

A majority of Poles would be ready to give up their generous financial aid from the European Union or leave the bloc altogether to ensure the country can shut its borders to Muslim refugees, a poll showed. Coinciding with a

Poles Value Denying Muslim Refugees Over Being in EU, Poll Shows

A majority of Poles would be ready to give up their generous financial aid from the European Union or leave the bloc altogether to ensure the country can shut its borders to Muslim refugees, a poll showed. Coinciding with a

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report

NGO network the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) carried out a report on racism and discrimination in the context of migration across 26 EU countries, and when it comes to Sweden, researchers concluded that while the country appears to be

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report

NGO network the European Network Against Racism (ENAR) carried out a report on racism and discrimination in the context of migration across 26 EU countries, and when it comes to Sweden, researchers concluded that while the country appears to be

Islam Has Become Toxic in the West

…. Such striking, even disturbing, findings should be an eye-opener to the powers-that-be and civil society at large in the West. Yet, much of the political establishment, the mainstream media, and academia have been distinctly reluctant to seriously address this

Islam Has Become Toxic in the West

…. Such striking, even disturbing, findings should be an eye-opener to the powers-that-be and civil society at large in the West. Yet, much of the political establishment, the mainstream media, and academia have been distinctly reluctant to seriously address this

People who read the news more likely to be Islamophobic, study finds

Research finds New Zealanders – who are generally ‘highly tolerant’ – show increased anger and reduced warmth towards Muslims if they are more avid news consumers. People who read the news are more likely to feel angry towards Muslims, a

People who read the news more likely to be Islamophobic, study finds

Research finds New Zealanders – who are generally ‘highly tolerant’ – show increased anger and reduced warmth towards Muslims if they are more avid news consumers. People who read the news are more likely to feel angry towards Muslims, a

French people are less xenophobic but still wary of Islam

Despite jihadist terrorist attacks and the refugee crisis an annual survey measuring levels of racism in France has revealed the French are becoming more tolerant of minorities, and that there has been a drop in the number of racist and

French people are less xenophobic but still wary of Islam

Despite jihadist terrorist attacks and the refugee crisis an annual survey measuring levels of racism in France has revealed the French are becoming more tolerant of minorities, and that there has been a drop in the number of racist and

61% of French adults say Islam is incompatible with their society and 79% support banning headscarves in universities, new poll shows

Sixty one per cent of French people believe Islam is incompatible with their society, according to a new poll. That figure had been falling sharply until the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January 2015, and has been steadily growing ever since,

61% of French adults say Islam is incompatible with their society and 79% support banning headscarves in universities, new poll shows

Sixty one per cent of French people believe Islam is incompatible with their society, according to a new poll. That figure had been falling sharply until the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January 2015, and has been steadily growing ever since,

Majority of Greeks See Migrants as a Social and Economic Threat, EKKE Survey Finds

Almost two thirds of Greeks consider migrants a threat on an economic, social and cultural level, according to a survey by the National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) unveiled on Tuesday. Among those taking the survey, 65 pct said that

Majority of Greeks See Migrants as a Social and Economic Threat, EKKE Survey Finds

Almost two thirds of Greeks consider migrants a threat on an economic, social and cultural level, according to a survey by the National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) unveiled on Tuesday. Among those taking the survey, 65 pct said that