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.
- The Future of the Global Muslim Population: Projections for 2010-2030 (Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life)