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Muslim population to grow by 700 million in 20 years

January 27, 2011

The world's Muslim population will grow from 1.6 billion to 2.3 billion in the next two decades, according to a report published by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. There were 1.1 billion Muslims in 1990.

Over the next two decades, the world’s Muslim population is expected to increase from 23.4% to 26.4% of the world’s population.


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  • Posted by: imanxufan9901 - Jan. 28, 2011 7:06 AM ET USA

    And GOD help us.

  • Posted by: tonydecker513018861 - Jan. 27, 2011 10:37 AM ET USA

    Every serious Catholic had best be prepared to evangelize to Islam when it comes our way. Difficult considering they don't allow reason.