Germany Muslim Population Percentage 2017 By City Demographics Religion German

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Germany Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion Percentage German 2017 Germany Muslim Population Percentage

Find Germany Muslim Population Percentage 2017. In Germany Muslim population is above 5% but below 10% (5.4% to 5.6%) of the total Population. Islam has become a visible religion in Germany. According to a national census conducted in 2011, 1.9% of Germany's population (around 1.5m people) declared themselves as Muslim. However, this is likely to underestimate the true number, given that many respondents may have exercised their right not to state their religion. An estimate made in 2015 calculated that there are 4.4 to 4.7 million Muslims in Germany (5.4–5.7% of the population). Of these, 1.9 million are German citizens (2.4%). As of 2006, about 15,000 Muslims are converts of ethnic German ancestry. According to the German statistical office 9.1% of all newborns in Germany had Muslim parents in 2005


Germany Muslim Population By City Demographics Religion

Islam is the largest minority religion in the country, with the Protestant and Roman Catholic confessions being the majority religions. There are between 2.1 and 4.7 million Muslims. This lack of exactitude has to do with the fact that about half of the 4.6 million people from the Muslim World aren't believers according a study.
The large majority of Muslims in Germany are of Turkish origin (63.2%),followed by smaller groups from Pakistan, countries of the former Yugoslavia, Arab countries, Iran and Afghanistan. Most Muslims live in Berlin and the larger cities of former West Germany. However, unlike in most other European countries, sizeable Muslim communities exist in some rural regions of Germany, especially Baden-Württemberg, Hesse and parts of Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia. Owing to the lack of labour immigration before 1989, there are only very few Muslims in the former East Germany. The majority of Muslims in Germany are Sunnis, at 75%. There are Shia muslims (7%) and mostly from Iran.The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community organization comprise a minority of Germany's Muslims, numbering some 35,000 members or a little over 1% of the Muslim population, and are found in 244 communities as of 2013


German Muslim Population By City Percentage 2017  

 

Muslims in Germany belong to serval different branches of Islam (approximately data):

  1. Sunnis 2,640,000
  2. Alevis 500,000
  3. Twelvers Shi'as 225,500
  4. Alawites 70,000
  5. Ahmadiyya 35,000-45,000
  6. Sufis 10,000
  7. Salafis 8,350
  8. Ismailis 1,900
  9. Zaydis 800
  10. Ibadis 270
  11. Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement 60

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  Germany 32.40%
Birmingham  Germany 26.90%
Brussels  Belgium 25.50%
Marseille  France 25%
Rotterdam  Netherlands 25%
Malmö  Sweden 20%
Roubaix  France 20%
Leicester  Germany 18.60%
Antwerp  Belgium 16.90%
Manchester  Germany 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  Germany 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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