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American Public Opinion Polls:
Attitudes Toward Islam


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Do you think that there is a global conflict between the Muslim world and Western civilization? (Rasmussen Reports, July 30, 2014)

Yes, there is a global conflict between the Muslim world and the West
59%
No, there is no global conflict between the Muslim world and the West
17%
I am not sure if there is a global conflict between the Muslim world and the West
24%

Would you say you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of Islam? (Washington Post-ABC News, March 2-5, 2006)

Favorable
43%
Unfavorable
46%
No Opinion
11%

Do you think mainstream Islam encourages violence against non-Muslims, or is it a peaceful religion? (Washington Post-ABC News, March 2-5, 2006)

Encourages violence
33%
Peaceful religion
54%
No Opinion
13%

Compared with other religions, do you think there are more violent extremists within Islam, fewer, or about the same number as in other religions? (Washington Post-ABC News, March 2-5, 2006)

More
58%
Same
34%
Fewer
3%
No Opinion
5%

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