Poll shows U.S. Muslims happier than ever

Published 4 August 2011

A new Gallup poll found that Muslim-Americans are more optimistic about their lives than nearly every other faith group in the United States; three out of five Muslims say they are “thriving,” as their economic situation improves and they feel more politically enfranchised; the only group to rank higher was Jewish-Americans, which placed higher by one percentage point; the results are a marked shift, showing a large increase from sentiments in 2008; the percentage of Muslims who said they were thriving increased 19 points from 2008; only 3 percent of Muslim-Americans said they were suffering while 37 percent said they were struggling

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