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 Report: Nearly 1 in 4 People Worldwide Is Muslim

[b]Report: Nearly 1 in 4 People Worldwide Is Muslim[/b]

The global Muslim population stands at 1.57 billion, meaning that nearly 1 in 4 people in the world practice Islam, according to a report Wednesday billed as the most comprehensive of its kind.

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life report provides a precise number for a population whose size has long has been subject to guesswork, with estimates ranging anywhere from 1 billion to 1.8 billion.

The project, three years in the making, also presents a portrait of the Muslim world that might surprise some. For instance, Germany has more Muslims than Lebanon, China has more Muslims than Syria, Russia has more Muslims than Jordan and Libya combined, and Ethiopia has nearly as many Muslims as Afghanistan. ...

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 2009/10/9 7:04Profile

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 Re: Report: Nearly 1 in 4 People Worldwide Is Muslim

This video helps put things in perspective as well.


 2009/10/9 10:11Profile

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Persecution coming to a nation near you.


 2009/10/9 10:22Profile

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