Country

Netherlands Netherlands

Title

Unal, Y. (2019), ‘Ervaringen met moslim discriminatei in de Turkse gemeenschap' in: Van der Valk (ed.), Mikpunt Moskee, Leiden, Islamic Institute Netherlands for Education and Research.

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Year

2019

Type of publication

Survey - quantitative research

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Civil society organisation

Institution

Islamic Institute Netherlands

Main Thematic Focus

Discrimination

Target Population

Muslims Religious minorities

Key findings

This study finds that 40% of the respondents (who are all Muslims living in the Netherlands) have experienced a form of Islamophobia in the period 2013-218. The most common form of Islamophobia was verbal expression mostly experienced during daily life and in the working place. Most respondents (63%) say that islamphobia is a social problem. in the Netherlands. Respondents indicate the following social areas as having the most influence on the rise of islamophobia: the media (indicated by 90% of the respondents)) and politic (80% of the respondents).

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

Questionnaire-based quantitative survey conducted three times: twom times among a sample of people with a Turkish background (May 2018 and December 2018) and one among a sample of Muslims with various migration backgrounds (Decenmber 2018).

Sample details and representativeness

Three samples of respondents: one sample of 318 Muslims with a Turkish migration background older than 18 years who filled in the questionnaire using the Turkish language in May 2018, one sample of 323 Muslims with a Turkish migration background older than 18 years who filled in the questionnaire using the Turkish language in December 2018, one sample of 325 Muslims with various migration backgrounds older than 18 years who filled in the questionnaire using the Dutch language in December 2018.

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