The Muslim population has kept growing since the arrival of the Prophet Mohammed S.A.W not in just Arab countries but in almost every part of the world.
- There are 2 billion Muslims around the world.
- Islam is the fastest-growing religion among all the other religions.
- Indonesia has the largest Muslim Population.
- Fastest Growing And Worlds Largest Religion Islam By 2070
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Islam is the second-largest religion in the world after Christianity which is the largest religion being followed. As per the estimates, there are 2 billion Muslims around the world. The two denominations of Islam are Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims, there are 1.5 Billion Sunni Muslims and 240- 340 Million Shia Muslims around the world.
From 610-2020 rise of Muslim population
The Muslim Population in Each country is as follows:
INDONESIA- Out of the total Muslim population in the world, Indonesia has the largest Muslim Population with 229 Million Muslims. 99% of the Muslim Population in Indonesia are Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims are in less number. Muslims in Indonesia are divided into two categories, The Modernists who stick to Orthodox theology but are open-minded and Traditionalists who stick to the traditional Muslim schools of worship.
PAKISTAN- The country with the second-largest Muslim Population is Pakistan with over 200 Million Muslims. There are 95 to 97% of Muslims in Pakistan whereas Hindus, Sikhs, and other religions occupy a small percentage of population. Criticism against Islam is Unacceptable in Pakistan.
From 1945-2019 Muslims Growth in the West.
INDIA- The country with the third-largest Muslim population in India with 195 Million Muslims. Hinduism is widely practiced in India and 14.20% of the Population comprises Muslims. After Independence, demand for separate state led to the creation of Pakistan and Bangladesh. The Muslims in India practice their faith as per their religion.
BANGLADESH- After India, Bangladesh has the highest Population with 153 Million Muslims and the country consist of 90.40% of Muslim Population. There are no official Islamic religious courts in Bangladesh and the legal system is based on Anglo Indian system. It has 4th largest Muslim Population in the world.
NIGERIA- It is in the fifth position which has the largest Muslim population in the world. Out of the total population of 200 Million, the Muslim population comprises of 99,000,000. Nigeria has 49.60% Muslims and 49% Christians and the rest belong to other religions.
EGYPT- After Nigeria, Egypt has about 92.35%of Muslims out of the total population of 100 Million. Egypt is well known for Islamic art and architecture.
IRAN- It has about 82 Million Muslims out of which 99.40% are Muslim and the rest belongs to other religions. Among the 99.40% of Muslims, 90% are Shia Muslims and 10% are Sunni Muslims. Iran is among the few countries with the more Shia population.
TURKEY- 99.20% of the population in Turkey are Muslims i.e., 79,850,000 out of the total population of 83Million. Turkey is also known for its ancient sites and rich culture. Freedom to practice any religion is allowed in Turkey.
ALGERIA- After Turkey comes to Algeria in terms of Highest Muslim Population. It consists of 41 Million Muslims out of the total population of 43 Million. In Algeria, the Laws of Islam plays an important role in people’s life.
SUDAN– It has the tenth largest Muslim population in the world, out of 42 Million People, 97% are Muslims.
IRAQ- Iraq currently with a population of 39 Million out of which 38 Million are Muslims.
MOROCCO- It has about 99% Muslim Population out of the total population.
ETHIOPIA- The Muslim Population in Ethiopia is 35 Million out of the total population of 112 Million.
AFGHANISTAN- In Afghanistan, 99% population are Muslims i.e., 34 Million out of the total population of 38 Million.
SAUDI ARABIA- Saudi Arabia with a total Population of 34 Million consists of 31 Million Muslims.
CHINA- China with the largest population in the world with 1.43 Billion consists of 28 Million Muslims.
YEMEN- There are 99.10% Muslims in Yemen i.e., 27 Million, out of the total population of Yemen.
UZBEKISTAN- It consists of 26 Million Muslims out of the total population of the country i.e., 23 Million.
NIGER- It consists of 21 Million Muslims out of 23 Million population of the country.
RUSSIA- Russia with a population of 145 Million, out of which 20Million are Muslims.
PHILIPPINES- The total population of the Philippines is 108 Million and among them, there are 7 Million Muslims.
GERMANY- Germany has about 5% Muslims out of the country’s total population.
UAE- It has 76% Muslims out of the country’s 9 million Population.
UNITED KINGDOM- The UK has about 4 Million Muslims out of the total country’s population i.e., 67 Million.
UNITED STATES- The USA with 329 Million Population has more than 3 Million Muslims.
SRI LANKA- It has about 2 Million Muslims out of the total population.
NEPAL- Nepal has 4.20% Muslim Population out of the country’s total population.
SOUTH AFRICA- SA has 1 Million Muslims out of the total population of 58 Million.
AUSTRALIA- Australia with a population of 25 Million has 2.60% Muslims.
SOUTH KOREA- South Korea has 35,000 Muslims
NORTH KOREA- It has 3,000 Muslims out of the total population.
JAPAN- It consists of 185,000 Muslims out of the country’s total population of 126 Million.
Countries like Chile, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Jamaica has less Muslim Population.