Asia-Pacific The number of Muslims in the Asia-Pacific region — which, for purposes of this report, includes not only East Asian countries such as China but also countries as far west as Turkey — is projected to increase from about 1 billion in to about 1.
Nearly three in- ten people living in the Asia-Pacific region in This is because the Muslim population in Asia-Pacific is not growing as fast as the Muslim population in some other regions, such as sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East-North Africa. The number of Muslims in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at a slower pace in the next two decades than it did in the previous Asia pacific region decades.
From tothe number of Muslims in the region increased by The number is projected to increase by Although Muslim population growth in the region is slowing, it is expected to remain significantly higher than the annual rate of growth of the non-Muslim population in the region.
Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Far fewer Muslims live in Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the Pacific, which includes many small, island nations. Muslims are expected to make up a third of the population of South Asia in The number of Muslims in Southeast-East Asia is projected to increase by about Muslims are expected to make up a slightly larger share of the population of the Southeast-East Asia sub-region as a whole in Indeed, more than nine-in-ten people living in Central-Western Asia are Muslim; this percentage is projected to increase slightly over the next 20 years, to Countries in Asia-Pacific Six of the 10 countries in the world that have the largest number of Muslims in are in the Asia-Pacific region: All six are expected to remain in the top 10 in The Muslim population in China is projected to increase from Of all the countries in the world where Muslims live as religious minorities, only three others — India, Nigeria and Ethiopia — have more than 20 million Muslims.
From tothe number of Muslims in China increased by 6. The country is expected to add a similar number of Muslims from tobut because the base number in is larger than it was inthe projected percentage increase is smaller The fertility rate for Muslims in China is higher than the fertility rate for non-Muslims.
Muslim women in China have an average of 1. Muslims in China are somewhat less urbanized and less educated than the general population. These characteristics are often associated with higher fertility rates.
At the time of the census, In the same year, Muslims in China attended school an average of 6.
Muslims are not a new presence in China. A substantial number of Muslims live in the cities of Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai. Footnotes 1 As discussed elsewhere in this report, Nigeria will become a Muslim-majority country by The United Nations estimates that the rate is 1.
Like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are also each projected to have larger increases in the number of Muslims than Indonesia from to In Pakistan, by contrast, the fertility rate among Muslim women remains relatively high an estimated average of 3.
India is expected to have nearly as many Muslims as Indonesia by This would be the second-largest projected increase in the number of Muslims in the Asia-Pacific region; Pakistan is the only country in the region expected to have a larger increase.
For more information on Indiasee sidebar. In Bangladesh, the Muslim population is expected to grow by nearly 39 million, from Bangladesh now has the fourth-largest Muslim population in the world and in the Asia-Pacific region; it is expected to remain in the fourth spot in Iran and Turkey are each expected to add roughly 15 million Muslims to their populations in the next 20 years.
While most people living in Afghanistan are Muslim, Muslims live as minorities in some of the Asia-Pacific countries that are projected to have the greatest proportional increases in the size of their Muslim populations, including New Zealand, Australia and the Philippines.
The Muslim population in India is projected to increase from Asia-Pacific region (or Region) may refer to. Asia-Pacific, a geographic designation; Asia-Pacific Scout Region (World Organization of the Scout Movement) Pacific Rim, countries and cities located around the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
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