General Information about Muslims in America
- Who are American Muslims (ISPU)
Facts Not Fear: Who Are American Muslims? A presentation from ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed at ISPU's Covering American Muslims workshop for media professionals
- What it’s like to be a Muslim in America, Dalia Mogahed TED Talk (ISPU)
When you look at Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed, what do you see: A woman of faith? A scholar, a mom, a sister? Or an oppressed, brainwashed, potential terrorist? In this personal, powerful talk, Mogahed asks us, in this polarizing time, to fight negative perceptions of her faith in the media -- and to choose empathy over prejudice.
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Recent political debates over Muslim immigration and related issues have prompted many people to ask how many Muslims actually live in the United States.
Pew Research Center estimates that there were about 3.45 million Muslims of all ages living in the U.S. in 2017, and that Muslims made up about 1.1% of the total U.S. population.
This digital presentation and its accompanying notes provides an overview on the topic of Muslims and their faith, including basic definitions, demographics, notable American Muslims and basic traditions and practices. It concludes with a brief overview at common misconceptions about Muslims and relations with other religions. This presentation is the intellectual property of Islamic Networks Group (ING) and is copyright protected.
Key findings of Pew Research Center’s new survey of U.S. Muslims, conducted Jan. 23 to May 2, 2017, on landlines and cellphones, among a representative sample of 1,001 Muslim adults living in the United States. The new survey asked the U.S. Muslims about a wide variety of topics, including religious beliefs and practices, social values, views on extremism and political preferences.
Muslims in America: Immigrants and those born in U.S. see life differently in many ways
New estimates show U.S. Muslim population continues to grow. Based on the Pew survey and demographic research, as well as outside sources, Pew Research Center estimates that there were about 3.45 million Muslims of all ages living in the U.S. in 2017, and that Muslims made up about 1.1% of the total U.S. population.
- American Muslims - Fact vs. Fiction (UPF) : This 11-minute film with over 50 million views presents leading research to address common questions about American Muslim attitudes while also exploring data on American Muslim contributions. Produced by Unity Productions Foundation, it has been screened by thousands of government officials and distributed to schools by PBS Learning Media.
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Islam (ING)