Global Muslim population Live
Saturday, May 6, 2023
The number of Muslims around the world
Today, Saturday, May 6, 2023, it is estimated that 2,008,421,482 people around the world identify themselves as Muslims, which represents over 25% of the world’s total population of 8,033,685,927. Islam, with its large following, ranks second in terms of the number of believers globally. This religion is officially recognized in 26 nations situated across the continents of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. In terms of expansion, Islam is growing at a faster pace than any other religion worldwide.
With a dynamic and diverse presence worldwide, the global Muslim community is distributed throughout the globe. The latest estimates suggest that the number of Muslims worldwide has surpassed 2.01 billion as of 2023, positioning Islam as the second-largest religion globally, following Christianity.
|Religion||Number of Adherents (2023)|
|Christianity||Over 2.3 billion|
|Islam||Over 2.01 billion|
Muslims can be found across the globe, spanning diverse regions and countries. However, the largest concentration of Muslims is located in the Asia-Pacific region, which encompasses nations such as Indonesia, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. These countries are home to some of the world’s most populous Muslim communities.
In addition to the Asia-Pacific region, there are also significant Muslim populations in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as in sub-Saharan Africa. In Europe and North America, there are also growing Muslim communities, particularly in urban areas.
The global Muslim population is a diverse and vibrant group that plays a significant role in the world today. Despite the challenges they face, Muslims continue to make significant contributions to their communities and to the world at large.
Countries with the largest number of Muslims
|The population numbers listed by country are updated on a weekly basis and may not reflect the current population count, which is continuously updating and displaying live at the top of the page, We are using the API key from: Timesprayer.com|
- The 2022 Revision of World Population Prospects Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division.
- Data Hub World Religion Projections
- WikipidiA Islam by country (Global Muslims percentage)
- Nations Geo