Category Archives: Surveys – Muslim Countries

Pakistan youth prefer Sharia to democracy

A survey by a British organisation shows a larger number of young Pakistanis believe the country should be governed by Islamic law rather than democracy. The report issued on Wednesday by the British Council found that 38 per cent of

Pakistan youth prefer Sharia to democracy

A survey by a British organisation shows a larger number of young Pakistanis believe the country should be governed by Islamic law rather than democracy. The report issued on Wednesday by the British Council found that 38 per cent of

The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

The survey, which involved more than 38,000 face-to-face interviews in over 80 languages, finds that in addition to the widespread conviction that there is only one God and that Muhammad is His Prophet, large percentages of Muslims around the world

The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

The survey, which involved more than 38,000 face-to-face interviews in over 80 languages, finds that in addition to the widespread conviction that there is only one God and that Muhammad is His Prophet, large percentages of Muslims around the world

Women’s rights not blocked by religion in Arab world, claims survey

Religious views do not stand in opposition to women’s rights in the Arab world, says a survey of men and women from across the Middle East. The survey, conducted by the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, shows that no correlation

Women’s rights not blocked by religion in Arab world, claims survey

Religious views do not stand in opposition to women’s rights in the Arab world, says a survey of men and women from across the Middle East. The survey, conducted by the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, shows that no correlation

Arab Women and Men See Eye to Eye on Religion’s Role in Law

Many observers of the Arab uprisings are growing concerned about women’s rights as Islamist parties that generally favor a more assertive role for religion in public life gain influence across North Africa. Gallup surveys in five Arab countries found Arab

Arab Women and Men See Eye to Eye on Religion’s Role in Law

Many observers of the Arab uprisings are growing concerned about women’s rights as Islamist parties that generally favor a more assertive role for religion in public life gain influence across North Africa. Gallup surveys in five Arab countries found Arab

Egypt: What statistics say about the role of religion in politics and society

…. Interestingly, 76% said that for a person to be of good manners and noble character, he “must” be religious, a clear indication of the prevalence of the belief that good character mainly emanates from religious practice & faith, with

Egypt: What statistics say about the role of religion in politics and society

…. Interestingly, 76% said that for a person to be of good manners and noble character, he “must” be religious, a clear indication of the prevalence of the belief that good character mainly emanates from religious practice & faith, with

More than half Indonesian Muslims aged 15 to 25 years support the eye-for-an-eye Hudud punishments for crimes such as theft, adultery and apostasy

…. according to a recent survey by Germany’s Goethe-Institut, the bulk of youths in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country share remarkably traditional values about faith and family, despite a decade of social and political change since the fall of the

More than half Indonesian Muslims aged 15 to 25 years support the eye-for-an-eye Hudud punishments for crimes such as theft, adultery and apostasy

…. according to a recent survey by Germany’s Goethe-Institut, the bulk of youths in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country share remarkably traditional values about faith and family, despite a decade of social and political change since the fall of the

Muslim-Western Tensions Persist – Common Concerns About Islamic Extremism

Muslim and Western publics continue to see relations between them as generally bad, with both sides holding negative stereotypes of the other. …. Across the nations surveyed, Christians and Muslims differ in the degree to which religion defines their identity.

Muslim-Western Tensions Persist – Common Concerns About Islamic Extremism

Muslim and Western publics continue to see relations between them as generally bad, with both sides holding negative stereotypes of the other. …. Across the nations surveyed, Christians and Muslims differ in the degree to which religion defines their identity.

Muslims prefer democracy but want stoning for adultery and death for apostasy

Pew Global Attitudes Survey 2010 A full copy of this survey of seven Muslim countries can be seen here or downloaded from here. These results are shocking. Most Muslims favour stoning to death for adultery, whipping or amputation for theft,

Muslims prefer democracy but want stoning for adultery and death for apostasy

Pew Global Attitudes Survey 2010 A full copy of this survey of seven Muslim countries can be seen here or downloaded from here. These results are shocking. Most Muslims favour stoning to death for adultery, whipping or amputation for theft,

Support for Harsh Laws (Including Death for Apostasy)

More than four-in-ten Pakistanis see a struggle taking place between Islamic fundamentalists and groups that want to modernize the country; and the vast majority of those who do see a struggle identify with the modernizers. Nonetheless, many Pakistanis endorse extreme

Support for Harsh Laws (Including Death for Apostasy)

More than four-in-ten Pakistanis see a struggle taking place between Islamic fundamentalists and groups that want to modernize the country; and the vast majority of those who do see a struggle identify with the modernizers. Nonetheless, many Pakistanis endorse extreme

What Muslims Think

(1) Only a small minority of Muslims are radicalised (2) The radicals are driven by politics not by religion (3) Muslims are not against democracy (4) Muslims want the West to respect Islam Over the six years 2001 to 2007

What Muslims Think

(1) Only a small minority of Muslims are radicalised (2) The radicals are driven by politics not by religion (3) Muslims are not against democracy (4) Muslims want the West to respect Islam Over the six years 2001 to 2007