- Muslims in France feel a high level of attachment to their country
Muslims with French citizenship feel very attached to France, with Muslims rating their level of attachment at 4.3 on a scale of five.
That meant they were ranked fourth out of 15 EU member states.
Among the other 14 countries surveyed, the level of attachment is highest among Muslims surveyed in Finland (4.6), Sweden (4.4), the United Kingdom (4.3), France (4.3) and Belgium (4.2).
The countries with the lowest scores are Italy (3.3), the Netherlands (3.4), Austria (3.5) and Greece (3.6).
- First generation Muslims feel more attached to France than their offspring
- Trust in police
Muslims surveyed in France and Belgium also showed lower than average levels of trust in the police.
On a scale of 1-10, the average response from Muslims in France was 6. This compares poorly to Finland – where the highest levels of trust are exhibited, at 8.4.
Trust in police also higher in Britain and Germany, at 6.6 and 6.7 respectively.
- Muslims of North African experience high levels of discrimination in France
When it came to Muslim respondents from North Africa alone, France scored high on countries where they feel most discriminated against.
A shocking thirty-one percent of respondents from North Africa said they had experienced discrimination in the past year, a figure which rose to 46 percent when taking into account the past five years.
- Muslims from North Africa vs. Muslims from Sub-Saharan Africa
- Awareness of country's anti-discrimination legislation
When looking into the level of awareness of anti-discrimination legislation, respondents from Turkey in Sweden (82 percent), from Sub-Saharan Africa in France (81 percent), the United Kingdom (80 percent) and Denmark (78 percent), and for North Africans in France (79 percent) and the Netherlands (78 percent) were the most aware.