In the U.S. and Western Europe, people say they accept Muslims, but opinions are divided on Islam

Muslim as neighbors

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Source: Pew Research Center

By Neha Sahgal  is an associate director of religion research at Pew Research Center.
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By Besheer Mohamed  is a senior researcher focusing on religion at Pew Research Center.

The vast majority of people across 15 countries in Western Europe and in the United States say they would be willing to accept Muslims as neighbors. Slightly lower shares on both sides of the Atlantic say they would be willing to accept a Muslim as a family member. At the same time, there is no consensus on whether Islam fits into these societies.

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