Muslims Growth in the United Kingdom

  • Faith
  • April 19, 2022

Islam is now the second-largest religion in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with results from the United Kingdom 2011 Census giving the UK Muslim population in 2011 as 2,516,000, 4.4% of the total population.

CountryMuslim Population2022 PopulationMuslim % of Total PopulationMuslim % of World Population
United Kingdom4,130,00068,497,9076.30%0.20%


2 Converting to Islam in United Kingdom

According to The Guardian, about 5,000 British people convert to Islam every year and most of them are women.Point to be noted I think many women are converting for marrying Muslim man.

United States: According to many sources, more than 20000 Americans convert to Islam every year.

United Kingdom: Kevin Brice, a researcher at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, calculated that around 5,200 Britons turn to Islam every year.

France: 4000-7000 Frenchman convert to Islam every year. Conversion rates have significantly increased (nearly doubled) after the Charlie Hebdo attack. An estimated 70,000 French citizens have converted to Islam in recent years, according to a report by France 3 public television.

Germany: More than 4000 Germans convert to Islam every year. There are around 100,000 converts to Islam in Germany.

Russia: I didn't find any source but my own estimate is 5000-10000. There are about twenty million Muslims in Russia. Correct me if i am wrong.

Singapore: About 500 people convert to Islam each year. That has been the average since the 1990s, said the Muslim Converts' Association of Singapore.

Ireland: It is estimated that up to 500 Irish people convert to Islam every year. Islam is Ireland's fastest-growing religion, with the number of Muslims recorded in the 2011 Census – 48,130 – expected to reach 100,000 by 2020.

Spain: 2000-4000 Spanish convert to Islam every year.

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