Sweden Muslim Population Percentage 2017 By City Demographics Religion

Last Modified: July 9, 2017 at 2:03 am

Sweden Muslim Population Percentage 2017 By City Demographics Religion

Among Muslim residents of Sweden, as of 2014, 110,000 are registered as member of, or regularly served by, a Muslim faith community.Out of the roughly 500,000 Swedish residents with roots in countries and areas dominated by Muslims, approximately one third practice Islam to some extent. Others are cultural Muslims, apostates or converts to other religions. Other sources set the figure at around 6% (almost 600,000) of the total Swedish population

The demography of Sweden is monitored by Statistics Sweden (SCB). As of 31 December 2015, the population of Sweden was estimated to be 9.85 million people, making it the 90th most populous country in the world. The figure is projected to reach ten million in the course of 2016. The three biggest cities are Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö. Approximately 85% of the country's population resides in its urban areas

 


 Sweden demographics Population by Religion

Pew Research Center estimates the number of Muslims in Sweden at 451,000 (or 4.9% of the total population) for the year 2010. They project this to increase to 993,000 (or 9.9% of the total population) by the year 2030. 

Of the first-generation Muslims, 255,000 are thought to be Sunni, 5,000 Shi'ites, no more than 1,000 Ahmadiya, Alevi and other groups and probably no more than 5,000 converts – mainly women married to Muslim men. In 2009 a US report stated that there are 450,000 to 500,000 Muslims in Sweden, around 5% of the total population, and that the Muslim Council of Sweden reported 106,327 officially registered members. Swedish estimates are rather 350,000, including nominal Muslims and people from a Muslim background.

Religious Beliefs In Sweden

1

Lutheran Church of Sweden and Other Forms of Protestant Christianity

55%

2

Atheism or Agnosticism

34%

3

Islam

5%

4

Roman Catholic Christianity

2%

5

Orthodox Christianity

1%

6

Neo-Paganism, Eastern Religions, and Other Beliefs

3%

 

 Sweden Muslim Population by City

 


Sweden demographics Population by Immigrants

 

Immigrant populations by Statistics Sweden 2016

Region

Population

Western Asia

392,539

Northern Europe

301,926

Southern Europe

215,089

Eastern Europe

183,318

Eastern Africa

133,181

Southern Asia

88,780

Western Europe

83,943

Southeastern Asia

78,133

South America

69,645

Eastern Asia

48,847

Northern Africa

33,044

Northern America

23,771

Western Africa

18,502

Central America

8,978

Central Asia

7,493

Middle Africa

6,982

Oceania

5,575

Caribbean

4,709

Southern Africa

3,049

 


Sweden Population by City

Sweden – Largest Cities

S.No.

Name

Population

Latitude/Longitude

1

Stockholm  wikipedia article, Stockholm

1,515,017

59.333 / 18.065

2

Gothenburg  wikipedia article, Västra Götaland

572,799

57.707 / 11.967

3

Malmo  wikipedia article, Skåne

301,706

55.606 / 13.001

4

Uppsala  wikipedia article, Uppsala

149,245

59.859 / 17.639

5

Sollentuna, Stockholm

139,606

59.428 / 17.951

6

Västerås  wikipedia article, Västmanland

117,746

59.616 / 16.553

7

Örebro  wikipedia article, Örebro

115,765

59.274 / 15.207

8

Linköping  wikipedia article, Östergötland

106,502

58.411 / 15.622

9

Helsingborg  wikipedia article, Skåne

104,250

56.047 / 12.694

10

Jönköping  wikipedia article, Jönköping

93,797

57.781 / 14.156

Sweden Demographics Population Religion Percentage 2017 

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