The islam of France grows, and a majority of French muslims consider that your religion is more important that the institutions of the State, raising problems of immense depth of character, social, cultural and political.
According to a sociological study directed by Jérôme Fourquet, on behalf of the Foundation Jean-Jaurès and the weekly "Le Point", 68% of French muslims, and 74% of French muslims from 25 to 50 years, are contrary to the law that prohibits the wearing of the islamic veil and " other religious signs " in the public schools. 70% of muslims think that the law that prohibits "disguise" the face, behind a veil of religious, is a "bad thing". Several experts fear that the islamic veil has again become a problem.change them
According to the same study, 55% of French muslims say they attend regularly in the mosques on Friday. You were barely 16% in 1989. 49% of muslims feel that it is secularism-and the institutions of the State - the you must "adapt" to the practice of islam in France. 55% of workers and 26% of the boxes say that "it should be said of religious identity in the workplace". "Affirmation" potentially disturbing in sensitive sectors, such as public transport and airports
One after another, all the indicators of the social and cultural identity of Islam in France have grown in the last twenty years , when the demography national underlines a significant growth of the muslim population. Most muslims in France, which, according to Jérôme Fourquet, is becoming an "archipelago of communities that are not always understood between them."
In France there are no official statistics of a religious nature. But all the studies and approaches underscore the same developments at a national level.
it Is traditional to estimate that in France there were 4 million muslims to 1990. Twenty-seven years later, the influential Pew Research Center (PRS) felt that France had in 2016/2017 about 5 ,7 million muslims . For the same dates, the Institut national d'etudes demographic (INED) estimated that the French population of "muslim origin" amounted to 8 and a half million men and women, in a country of 67 million inhabitants.the Second religion
islam is, by far, the second religion of France , the victim, himself, of a "diversity" that can rub the antagonistic and conflict of religion.
According to the study carried out on behalf of the Foundation Jean-Jaurès, decreases the number of women who wear some type of islamic veil, barely used for a 10% of muslim women French. However, it grows among muslims, the opposition to the legislation that prohibits it in the school. In 2011, 60% of French muslims thought that such a ban was a decision "good". Today, 70% think the ban is bad.
Jérôme Fourquet, who has led the study of the Foundation Jean-Jaurès, underlines that, in the opinion of the French muslims, it is secularity institutional you must "adapt" to the muslim practices, advancing this pessimistic "omen" staff: "Perhaps might be thought that the wearing of the islamic veil has not said its last word in France."Updated Date: 20 September 2019, 05:01