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How many sunni Muslims live in the world?
There are roughly 1800 million Muslims in the world, and the percent of Sunni Muslims in the Islamic faith is roughly 85-90%. Thus, around 1500 million of the total 7000 million people (1.5 out of 7 billion of the world population) is Sunni Muslim.
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Answer . Sunnis make up 35% of Iraq's population. As of July 2007 the Iraqi population was 27,499,638 so the Sunni population is roughly 9, 624, 873.3 people.
Most of the Iranian Parliament is made of Shiites. There are roughly 20 or so Sunni Parliamentarians compared with the roughly 250 Shiite Parliamentarians. There are also …roughly 20 or so minority religious members (Armenians, Jews, Zoroastrians, etc.).
Over 99% of the Afghan population is Muslim: approximately 80-85% follow the Sunni sect, 15-19% are Shi'a, and 1% other.
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 M…uslims 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.
80-85% Sunni Muslims 10% Shi'ite Muslims 5-10% Other Muslims the figures may vary a bit. but these are pretty close to actual figures
Sunni Muslims live all around the world. They are mostly in the Middle East. Sunni Muslims living in the Islamic world and in Europe and America .. the number of Muslims in th…e world now about one billion and six hundred million Muslims 1,600,000,000 .. Sunni Muslim 1400,000,00 .. Shiites and the band stray splinter of Islam 200 million
Irna-population-77 million-shia population around 91 percent around 69 millon. all over the world 249 millon
Answer 1 There are two major sects in Islam world wide namely Sunni and Shia Muslims. The Shia Muslims consider the Caliph Ali as their major leader after the prophet (peace …be upon him) while Sunni Muslims consider the last prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as their main head. Sunni Muslims don't believe in the Imamat as Shia Muslims. Sunni Muslims believe in the four rightful Caliphs after death of prophet Muhammad while Shia Muslims believe only ion the fourth Caliph Ali Ibn Abou Taleb (Allah be pleased with them all). The large majority of the Muslims are Sunni Muslims, about 85% of the total population of Muslims. About 10% are Shiia and 5% are others like Ahl-i-Hadith etc. The Muslims have faith in the Four Rightful Caliphs, all Companions (RAU), and follow the Jurisprudence of Four Imams of Fiqah. The Sunnis are called Ahl-i-Sunnat wal Jama'at. The proper name of the chief Sect of the Muslims is: Ahl-i-Sunnat wal Jama'at. They follow the teachings of the last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (SAW) and the foot steps of his holy Companions (RAU). The last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (SAW) has advised the Muslims to follow the foot steps of his Companions. They also follow the Jurisprudence of any one of the FOUR Imams of Fiqah. Hazrat Imam Azam,(RA), Hazrat Imam Malik (RA), Hazrat Imam Ahmad bin Humbal (RA) and Hazrat Imam Shafaie. (RA). One of two major divisions of Muslims. Split with the shiites soon after Muhammad's death over succession to the role of the prophet, the caliph. Sunni's believe o democratic election of caliph.Represent the majority of the world's democracy within an Islamic state. The Sunnies are the Ahl-i-Sunnat Wal Jama'at. The follow the teachings of holy Qur'an, the says and actions of Holy prophet (SAW) and the footsteps of the holy Companions (May Allah be pleased with them). They consider that Hazrat Abu Bakr (RAU), Hazrat Umar (RAU), Hazrat Usman (RAU) and Hazrat Ali (RAU) are the Rightful Caliphs. Answer 2 According to Shia Islam any Muslim who does not believe in Imamat as one of the five pillars of Islam is a Sunni Muslim. Imamat means leadership and is collection of Islamic laws regarding the Islamic ruler. Imamat says that only God has the right to select a leader for humans and humans do not have such a right. Five Pillars of Islam according to shia Muslims are: 1. Monotheism: The Oneness of Allah (tawhid) 2. Divine Justice ('adl) 3. Prophethood (nubuwwa) 4. Succession to Muhammad (imamat) 5. The Day of Judgement and the Resurrection (Qiyama) Practices of Islam according to shia Muslims: 1- Prayers (salaat) - 5 times a day 2- Fasting (sawm) during Ramadan 3-4. Alms giving (zakaat and khums) 5- Pilgrimage to the city of Makkah (hajj) 6- Holy Defense (Jihad) 7-8. Enjoining good (amr bil-ma'rouf) and forbidding evil (nahiy an al-munkar) 9- Supporting those who walk in the path of Allah (tawalli li awliyaa' Allah) 10- Turning away from the enemies of Allah (tabarri min a'daa Allah) Five Pillars of Islam according to Sunni Muslims are: 1. professing (Shahadah) 2. Prayer (Salat) 3. Alms-giving (Zakāt) 4. Fasting (Sawm of Ramadan) 5. Pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) sunni is like a brand in islam, there is alot, but the most popular are: sunni,chiite and durzi
Iran was a sunni state before safawi rule, sunnis were persecuted in iranian cities. Now sunnis make 8% of Iran population and live in mountainous regions. Tehran is only capi…tal in the world where no sunni mosque is alowed to be built and sunni are prevented to celebrate eid in tehran.
85% of the Muslim population is Sunni, so there are approximately 1.5 billion Sunni Muslims in the world at this moment in time. There are around 1600 million Muslims in… the world. Around 85% from them are Sunnis.
In Saudi Arabia the Islam sect of the Sunni dominate.
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Answer . There are nearly 53 Muslim nations in the world. out of the 53 nations only Iran is majority shia nationa while the rest are sunni nations or there majority popul…ation is sunni.
In all Muslim countries. percentage of shia and sunni differ in each Muslim country. for example Saudi Arabia and Egypt are mainly Sunni and Iran and Iraq are mainly Shia.
A Muslim is anyone who believes in and follows Islam. Islam is a religion, and is not restricted to one region or race. This means that there are Muslims living all around the… world, in every single country. Muslims can be of any race, color, nationality, language, etc.
In Sunni Islam
"Sunni" is not a person. It comes from the word "Sunna" which means "customs and traditions [of Islam]". A "Sunni" is a person who follows the "Sunna". Answer 2 According to S…hia Islam a Sunni Muslim is a Muslim who does not believe in Imamat (choosing the leader who inherent divine knowledge of prophet SAWW by God after prophet) as one of the five pillars of Islam.
Sunni Muslims as well as Shiites Muslims have full submission and surrender to Allah (God in English and same God in Judaism and Christianity and worship Allah (or God) as the… one and only one God with no partner, no companion, no son, no father, no associate, and no equivalence. Refer to questions below for more information. Islam religion is the religion of monotheism.