The World Values Survey investigates values and cultural changes in societies all over the world. A variety of questions on religion and morality are included. Registration is required to access data files. Online anlysis options are available.
Publications based on this survey that discuss religion include:
-Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide
-The Relations between Religion and Politics in the Contemporary Western World
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The data held by the Roper Center range from the 1930s, when survey research was in its infancy, to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.
"The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, launched in 2001, seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. The Forum pursues its mission by delivering timely, impartial information to national opinion leaders, including government officials and journalists. As a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization, the Forum does not take positions on policy debates."
Pew Global Attitudes Project is a series of worldwide public opinion surveys that encompasses a
broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own
lives to their views about the current state of the world and important
issues of the day.
Some of these surveys include questions about religion. In particular, views on Jews and Muslims.
The Religious Freedom in the World Survey was conducted by the Hudson Institute. The website contains selected essays and statistics online. MSU provides access to the full report through our LexisNexis microfiche collection (Call Number: SRI R5400-5 2009, Government Documents Microforms, 3 West).
"The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America's largest Islamic civil liberties group."
CAIR publishes occasional reports of studies about American Muslims. For example:
Surveys, analyses and event transcripts related to religion and public affairs from the Pew Forum.
The American National Election Studies (ANES) produces high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation to serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists who want to better understand the theoretical and empirical foundations of national election outcomes.
The surveys include questions on religion. For quick stats look in the Guide to Public Opinion for Social & Religious Characteristics of the Electorate.