UK Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion Percentage England 2017

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UK Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion Percentage England 2017

Muslim Population in EuropeFind UK Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion Percentage England 2017. Islam is the second largest religion in the United Kingdom, with results from the United Kingdom Census 2011 giving the UK Muslim population in 2011 as 2,786,635, 4.4% of the total population. The vast majority of Muslims in the United Kingdom live in England: 2,660,116 (5.02% of the population). 76,737 Muslims live in Scotland (1.45%), 45,950 in Wales (1.50%), and 3,832 in Northern Ireland (0.21%)


UK Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion

 

UK Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion Percentage England 2017. In 2014 the total population of muslims in Great Britain was estimated to have increased to 3,115,000, of which about half (1,554,000) were born overseas. Across England and Wales the muslim population numbered 3,047,000 (97.8% of all UK muslims) or 5.4% of the total population.In 2011 it was reported that the United Kingdom could have as many as 100,000 converts to Islam, of which 66% were women.

 

Census Year No of Muslims Population of England and Wales (% of population) Mosques
1961 50000 46196000 11.00% 7
1971 226000 49152000 46.00% 30
1981 553000 49634000 111.00% 149
1991 950000 51099000 186.00% 443
2001 1600000 52042000 307.00% 614
2011 2706000 56076000 483.00% 1500
2014 (estimate) 3047000 540.00% 1,750

 


England Muslim Population By City Percentage 2017  

The top 20 local authorities in England and Wales with the highest percent of Muslims in 2011 were:

London Borough of Tower Hamlets 34.5% 87,696
London Borough of Newham 32.0% 98,456
Blackburn with Darwen 27.4% 38,817
City of Bradford 24.7% 129,041
Luton 24.6% 49,991
London Borough of Redbridge 23.3% 64,999
Slough 23.3% 32,655
London Borough of Waltham Forest 21.9% 56,541
Birmingham 21.8% 234,411


Leicester 18.6% 61,440
London Borough of Brent 18.6% 58,036
City of Westminster 18.3% 40,073
Metropolitan Borough of Oldham 17.7% 39,879
Pendle 17.4% 15,579
London Borough of Enfield 16.7% 52,141
Manchester 15.8% 79,496
London Borough of Ealing 15.7% 53,198
Kirklees 14.5% 61,280
London Borough of Haringey 14.2% 36,130
London Borough of Hackney 14.1% 34,727


Europe Muslim Population by Cities

According to the Pew Forum, the total number of Muslims in Europe in 2010 was about 44 million (6%). The total number of Muslims in the European Union in 2010 was about 19 million (3.8%). The French capital of Paris and its metropolitan area has the largest number (up to 1.7 million according to The Economist) of Muslims out of any city in the European Union. London also has a substantial community of Muslim origin, numbering about 1 million within the limits of Greater London and exceeding this figure when the entire metropolitan area is taken into account.

If the current rate of migration of Muslims to Europe and the Muslim fertility rate remains constant, by 2030, people of Muslim faith or origin are predicted to form about 10% of the French population and 8% of the European population.

List of all Muslim Majority Cities in Europe. 

City Member state  % Muslim (est.)
Bradford  UK 32.40%
Birmingham  UK 26.90%
Brussels  Belgium 25.50%
Marseille  France 25%
Rotterdam  Netherlands 25%
Malmö  Sweden 20%
Roubaix  France 20%
Leicester  UK 18.60%
Antwerp  Belgium 16.90%
Manchester  UK 15.80%
Paris  France 15%
The Hague  Netherlands 14.20%
Amsterdam  Netherlands 14%
Offenbach  Germany 14%
Utrecht  Netherlands 13.20%
Vienna  Austria 12.50%
London  UK 12.40%
Cologne  Germany 12%
Frankfurt  Germany 11.80%
Copenhagen  Denmark 10%
Berlin  Germany 9.00%
Barcelona  Spain 6.50%
Milan  Italy 6%
Dublin  Ireland 2.11%

 

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