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Among every four humans in the world, one of them is Muslim. Muslims have increased by over 235 percent in the last fifty years up to nearly 1.6 billion. By comparison, Christians have increased by 47 percent, Hinduism by 117 percent, and Buddhism by 63 percent. Islam is the second largest religious group in France, Great Britain and USA.

Islam is the fastest growing and the second largest religion in the world.
Source: http://islamicweb.com/begin/results.htm

Muslim Population Statistics

Region

# Muslims in region

% region population

% world Muslim pop

Africa

412,324,632

45.8%

27.2%

Asia/Middle East

1,023,564,005

26.2%

69.3%

Europe

44,090,366

6.1%

3.0%

North America

5,115,892

1.12%

0.35%

South America*

1,114,611

0.57%

0.08%

*includes Central, South America & Caribbean

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_by_country

 

An analysis of the World Muslim population by Country / Region

Region

Country

Total Population

%age Muslim pop.

Muslim Pop.

Asia & Pacif.

Afghanistan

26,813,057

99.0%

26,544,926

Eur

Albania

3,510,484

70.0%

2,457,339

N.Af. & M.E.

Algeria

30,791,000

99.0%

30,483,090

Africa

Angola

10,366,031

25.0%

2,591,508

L.Am.&Carib

Antigua Barbuda

66,970

0.0%

-

L.Am.&Carib

Argentina

37,384,816

2.1%

785,081

Asia & Pacif.

Armenia

3,336,100

1.0%

33,361

L.Am.&Carib

Aruba

70,007

5.0%

3,500

Asia & Pacif.

Australia

19,357,594

0.1%

19,358

Eur

Austria

8,150,835

2.2%

181,764

Asia & Pacif.

Azerbaijan

7,771,092

93.4%

7,258,200

L.Am.&Carib

Bahamas, The

297,852

0.0%

-

N.Af. & M.E.

Bahrain

645,361

100.0%

645,361

Asia & Pacif.

Bangladesh

131,269,860

88.0%

115,517,477

L.Am.&Carib

Barbados

275,330

0.0%

817.00

Russian states

Belarus

10,350,194

5.0%

517,510

Eur

Belgium

10,258,762

3.6%

369,315

L.Am.&Carib

Belize

256,062

0.0%

-

Africa

Benin

6,590,782

20.0%

1,318,156

Asia & Pacif.

Bhutan

2,049,412

5.0%

102,471

L.Am.&Carib

Bolivia

8,300,463

0.0%

-

Eur

Bosnia-Herzegovina

3,922,205

60.0%

2,353,323

Africa

Botswana

1,586,119

5.0%

79,306

L.Am.&Carib

Brazil

174,468,575

1.1%

1,919,154

Asia & Pacif.

Brunei

343,653

67.0%

230,248

Eur

Bulgaria

7,707,495

11.9%

914,880

Africa

Burkina-Faso

12,272,289

50.0%

6,136,145

Asia & Pacif.

Burma

41,994,678

4.0%

1,679,787

Africa

Burundi

6,223,897

20.0%

1,244,779

Asia & Pacif.

Cambodia

12,491,501

1.0%

124,915

Africa

Cameroon

15,803,220

55.0%

8,691,771

N. Amer.

Canada

31,592,805

1.5%

473,892

Atlantic Ocean

Cape Verde

405,163

0.0%

0

Africa

Central African Republic

3,576,884

55.0%

1,967,286

N.Af. & M.E.

Chad

8,707,078

85.0%

7,401,016

L.Am.&Carib

Chile

15,328,467

1.0%

153,285

Asia & Pacif.

China

1,273,111,290

3.0%

38,193,339

Asia & Pacif.

Christmas Island

2,771

10.0%

277

Asia & Pacif.

Cocos (Keeling) Island

633

57.0%

361

L.Am.&Carib

Colombia

40,349,388

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Comoros

596,202

98.0%

584,278

Africa

Congo, Dem. Rep. of the

53,624,718

10.0%

5,362,472

Africa

Congo, Republic of the

2,894,336

15.0%

434,150

L.Am.&Carib

Costa Rica

3,773,057

0.0%

0

Africa

Cote d'-voire

14,762,445

60.0%

8,857,467

Eur

Croatia

5,004,112

1.2%

60,049

L.Am.&Carib

Cuba

11,184,023

0.0%

0

Eur

Cyprus

744,609

33.0%

245,721

Eur

Czech Republic

10,264,212

2.0%

205,284

Eur

Denmark

5,352,815

2.0%

107,056

Africa

Djibouti

427,642

94.0%

401,983

L.Am.&Carib

Dominican Republic

8,581,477

0.0%

0

L.Am.&Carib

Ecuador

13,183,978

0.0%

0

N.Af. & M.E.

Egypt

69,536,644

94.0%

65,364,445

L.Am.&Carib

El Salvador

6,237,662

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Equatorial Guinea

431,282

25.0%

107,821

Africa

Eritrea

3,427,883

80.0%

2,742,306

Eur

Estonia

1,423,316

0.7%

9,963

Africa

Ethiopia

57,171,662

65.0%

37,161,580

Asia & Pacif.

Fiji

782,381

11.0%

86,062

Eur

Finland

5,175,783

0.2%

9,316

Eur

France

59,551,227

10.0%

5,955,123

Africa

Gabon

1,172,798

1.0%

11,728

Africa

Gambia

1,204,984

90.0%

1,084,486

N.Af. & M.E.

Gaza Strip

923,940

98.7%

911,929

Asia & Pacif.

Georgia

5,219,810

11.0%

574,179

Eur

Germany

83,536,115

3.7%

3,090,836

Africa

Ghana

17,698,271

30.0%

5,309,481

Eur

Gibraltar

28,765

8.5%

2,445

Eur

Greece

10,538,594

1.5%

158,079

L.Am.&Carib

Guatemala

12,974,361

0.0%

0

Africa

Guinea

7,411,981

95.0%

7,041,382

Africa

Guinea Bissau

1,151,330

70.0%

805,931

L.Am.&Carib

Guyana

712,091

15.0%

106,814

L.Am.&Carib

Haiti

6,964,549

0.0%

0

L.Am.&Carib

Honduras

6,406,052

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Hong Kong

6,305,413

1.0%

63,054

Eur

Hungary

10,106,017

6.0%

606,361

Eur

Iceland

277,906

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

India

1,029,991,145

14.0%

144,198,760

Asia & Pacif.

Indonesia

228,437,870

88.0%

201,025,326

N.Af. & M.E.

Iran

66,094,264

99.0%

65,433,321

N.Af. & M.E.

Iraq

21,422,292

97.0%

20,779,623

Eur

Ireland

3,840,838

2.0%

76,817

N.Af. & M.E.

Israel

5,421,995

14.0%

759,079

Eur

Italy

57,460,274

2.4%

1,379,047

L.Am.&Carib

Jamaica

2,665,636

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Japan

125,449,703

1.0%

1,254,497

N.Af. & M.E.

Jordan

4,212,152

95.0%

4,001,544

Asia & Pacif.

Kazakstan

16,916,463

51.2%

8,661,229

Africa

Kenya

28,176,686

29.5%

8,312,122

Asia & Pacif.

Korea, North

21,968,228

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Korea, South

47,904,370

1.0%

479,044

N.Af. & M.E.

Kuwait

1,950,047

89.0%

1,735,542

Asia & Pacif.

Kyrgyzstan

4,529,648

76.1%

3,447,062

Asia & Pacif.

Laos

5,635,967

2.0%

112,719

Eur

Latvia

2,385,231

0.4%

9,064

N.Af. & M.E.

Lebanon

3,776,317

70.0%

2,643,422

Africa

Mozambique

17,877,927

29.0%

5,184,599

Africa

Namibia

1,677,243

5.0%

83,862

Asia & Pacif.

Nepal

22,094,033

4.0%

883,761

Eur

Netherlands

15,568,034

5.4%

840,674

Asia & Pacif.

New Zealand

3,864,129

1.0%

38,641

L.Am.&Carib

Nicaragua

4,918,393

0.0%

0

Africa

Niger

9,113,001

91.0%

8,292,831

Africa

Nigeria

126,635,626

75.0%

94,976,720

Eur

Norway

4,438,547

1.0%

46,161

N.Af. & M.E.

Oman

2,186,548

100.0%

2,186,548

Asia & Pacif.

Pakistan

144,616,639

97.0%

140,278,140

L.Am.&Carib

Panama

2,655,094

4.0%

106,204

Asia & Pacif.

Papua New Guinea

5,049,055

0.0%

0

L.Am.&Carib

Paraguay

5,734,139

0.0%

0

L.Am.&Carib

Peru

27,483,864

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Philippines

74,480,848

14.0%

10,427,319

Eur

Poland

38,633,912

2.0%

772,678

Eur

Portugal

10,066,253

0.5%

50,331

L.Am.&Carib

Puerto Rico

3,937,316

0.0%

0

N.Af. & M.E.

Qatar

547,761

100.0%

547,761

Africa

Reunion

679,198

20.0%

135,840

Eur

Romania

21,657,162

1.0%

216,572

Russian states

Russia

145,470,197

10.2%

14,837,960

Africa

Rwanda

7,312,756

14.0%

1,023,786

N.Af. & M.E.

Saudi Arabia

19,409,058

100.0%

19,409,058

Africa

Senegal

9,092,749

95.0%

8,638,112

Africa

Sierra Leone

4,793,121

65.0%

3,115,529

Asia & Pacif.

Singapore

3,396,924

17.0%

577,477

Eur

Slovakia

5,414,937

0.2%

10,830

Eur

Slovenia

1,951,443

1.6%

30,247

Africa

Somalia

9,639,151

100.0%

9,639,151

Africa

South Africa

41,743,459

2.0%

834,869

Eur

Spain

40,037,995

1.2%

480,456

Asia & Pacif.

Sri Lanka

18,553,074

9.0%

1,669,777

Africa

Sudan

31,547,543

85.0%

26,815,412

Asia & Pacif.

Suriname

436,418

25.0%

109,105

Africa

Swaziland

998,730

10.0%

99,873

Eur

Sweden

9,800,000

3.1%

303,800

Eur

Switzerland

7,283,274

3.1%

225,781

N.Af. & M.E.

Syria

15,608,648

90.0%

14,047,783

Asia & Pacif.

Taiwan

22,370,461

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Tajikistan

5,916,373

85.0%

5,028,917

Africa

Tanzania

29,058,470

65.0%

18,888,006

Asia & Pacif.

Thailand

58,851,357

14.0%

8,239,190

Africa

Togo

4,570,530

55.0%

2,513,792

L.Am.&Carib

Trinidad and Tobago

1,272,385

12.0%

152,686

N.Af. & M.E.

Tunisia

9,019,687

98.0%

8,839,293

Eur

Turkey

66,493,970

99.6%

66,254,592

Asia & Pacif.

Turkmenistan

4,149,283

87.0%

3,609,876

Africa

Uganda

20,158,176

36.0%

7,256,943

Asia & Pacif.

Ukraine

48,760,474

0.5%

219,422

N.Af. & M.E.

United Arab Emirates

3,057,337

96.0%

2,935,044

Eur

United Kingdom

58,489,975

2.0%

1,169,800

N. Amer.

United States

278,058,881

3.5%

9,732,061

L.Am.&Carib

Uruguay

3,360,105

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Uzbekistan

23,418,381

88.0%

20,608,175

L.Am.&Carib

Venezuela

23,916,810

0.0%

0

Asia & Pacif.

Vietnam

79,939,014

1.0%

799,390

N.Af. & M.E.

West Bank

2,090,713

75.0%

1,568,035

N.Af. & M.E.

Western Sahara

222,631

100.0%

222,631

N.Af. & M.E.

Yemen

13,483,178

99.0%

13,348,346

Eur

Yugoslavia

10,677,290

19.0%

2,028,685

Africa

Zambia

9,159,072

15.0%

1,373,861

Africa

Zimbabwe

11,271,314

15.0%

1,690,697

 

Total

6,036,972,881

 

1,480,083,062

Source: factbook.net

 

 
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