A large majority of the Dutch people is worried about the perceived growing differences between Muslims and non-Muslims. Almost 70 percent mentions being worried about the gap between these two groups, and 43 percent even mentions having great worries. This has come to the fore in an Ipso-research that has been carried out for the Dutch broadcasting service NOS.

Almost three quarters of the Dutch people think the differences between Muslims and non-Muslims have grown over the past years. The participants of the research were also asked if they have become more fearful of a terrorist attack over the past year. 70 percent says not to have become more fearful but also not less fearful. Almost none of the participants have become less fearful.

A link to the digital version of the research mentioned in this article can be found here:

http://content1c.omroep.nl/urishieldv2/l27m502dd5513cd09a870057fdfbf8000000.d0495116437dce7ce1943403e070d866/nos/docs/200916_ipsos.pdf

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NOS:

http://nos.nl/artikel/2133341-veel-zorgen-bij-nederlanders-over-kloof-moslims-en-niet-moslims.html