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According to the 2009 Pew research center's study (American btw) the Muslim population currently stands at 23% of world population. Indonesia holds the largest population of Muslims but at 13% of all Muslims not 30%. 62% live in Asia, 35% in Africa and 2.5% live in Europe/N America. Top 5 countries to hold largest Muslim populations are. Indonesia,Pakistan,India,Bangladesh and Egypt. Muslims can be found in all countries although few live in south American countries.
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Around 1600 million Muslims; per Pew Forum study as of October 2009. see link below.
Irna-population-77 million-shia population around 91 percent around 69 millon. all over the world 249 millon
Muslims are in every country some countries Muslims are a majority some countries Muslims are a minority. With the exception of India, Ethiopia, China and Russia the majority …of the population in the following countries are Muslim.Indonesia 202,867,000 (88.2%)Pakistan 174,082,000 (96.3%)India 160,945,000 (13.4%)Bangladesh 145,312,000 (89.6%)Egypt 78,513,000 (94.6%)Nigeria 78,056,000 (50.4%)Iran 73,777,000 (99.4%)Turkey 73,619,000 (98.0%)Algeria 34,199,000 (98.0 %)Morocco 31,993,000 (99.0%)Iraq 30,428,000 (99.0%)Sudan 30,121,000 (71.3%)Afghanistan 28,072,000 (99.7%)Ethiopia 28,063,000 (33.9%)Uzbekistan 26,469,000 (96.3%)Saudi Arabia 24,949,000 (97.0%)Yemen 23,363,000 (99.1%)China 21,667,000 (1.6%)Syria 20,196,000 (92.2%)Malaysia 16,581,000 (60.4%)Russia 16,482,000 (11.7%)Niger 15,075,000 (98.6%) Many Muslims not only live in, but also have an official status in the following regions:Southwest Asia: Arab nations such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and non-Arab nations such as Iran.Africa: North African countries such as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt; Northeast African countries like Somalia, Somaliland (de facto state), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Sudan; and West African countries like Mali, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Niger and Nigeria.Southern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Turkey.Eastern Europe: (North Caucasus and Idel-Ural) and Ukraine (especially in the Crimea)Central Asia: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, UzbekistanSouth Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the MaldivesEast Asia: parts of China (Xinjiang and Ningxia)Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia Some definitions would also include the sizable Muslim minorities in:several countries of Europe (of which the Muslim population in Cyprus, Russia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, France, the Netherlands and Denmark make up at least 5% of the total population of that country, and with more than 37 million Muslims, collectively, living in Russia, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands,several regions of Russia, other than ethnic republics above (Adyghea, North Ossetia-Alania, etc.)some parts of India (India has the third-largest population of Muslims of any country; see: Islam in India)Singapore, Myanmar, Pattani (Thailand), and Mindanao (Philippines)Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Malawi, South Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Uganda, EthiopiaCrimea in Ukraine One fifth of the world population share Islam as an ethical tradition. Estimates conclude that the number of Muslims in the world ranges between 1.3 to 1.8 billion, with the most accepted figure being around 1.6 billion. Muslims are the majority in 57 countries, they speak about 60 languages and come from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Arabic is the most spoken language of Muslims, and is spoken by 20% of Muslims. Bengali is the second most commonly spoken language, spoken by around 10% of the total population, and Punjabi is the third most spoken language (spoken by around 5% of Muslim world). Other major languages spoken by the Muslims are Javanese, Turkish, Urdu and Persian.
I can't answer with an exact number, but around 300 million around the world.
no this is completely false. the majority of Muslims live in new zealand!
There are 46 independent Muslim countries in the world
None are. However, the closest is Morocco with 99.9% of its population recognizing themselves as Muslim.
Hindu's reside in very many countries, especially since the world economy made it a smaller and close knit world. India, Nepal, Thailand, Guyana, Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobag…o, UAE,Suriname, Fiji are countries where the Hindu population accounts for about 20% of the population.
I'm originally from India (live in nz) and India's 2001 census puts Muslim population of India to around 160mil. Although its is likely to have gone higher by now...
Every country has atleast one Muslim it in
Muslim majority countries are around 50 countries. The rest are with non Muslim majority.
About 80% in the whole world.
There are 57 independent Muslim countries ruled by the Muslim Rulers.
More than 50 countries. See question below. Every Muslim-majority country is currently ruled by Muslims.