Study: By 2050, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians
Islam will be the world’s fastest growing religion over the next four decades, meaning the number of Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians around the world, according to a new study.
A recent report by the Pew Research Center predicted that Muslims will nearly double their numbers in Europe to make up 10 percent of the continent’s overall population by 2050. Muslims made up 6 percent of Europe’s population (43 million people) as of 2010.
Christianity is by far the world’s largest religion with an estimated 2.2 billion adherents, nearly 31 percent of earth’s 6.9 billion people, as of 2010. Islam was second, with 1.6 billion adherents, making up 23 percent of the global population.
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