Islam will be largest religion in the world by 2070: Report

Pakistan Today: A recent research found Islam is the only religion growing faster than the world’s population, and it will be the largest in the world by 2070.

Analysing demographic changes in the world’s major religions, Pew Research Centre found Muslim population to grow by 73 per cent between 2010 and 2050, with Christians being the second-largest religious population at 35 per cent while the world’s population to increase by 37 per cent during the same time. The report predicts Atheists, agnostics and non-religious to decrease from 16.4 per cent to 13.2 per cent by 2050.

The report estimates that by 2050, there will be 2.76 billion Muslims and 2.92 billion Christians. Assuming that the findings stay on course, Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2070.

The survey further adds that Europe’s population in 2070 will have 10 per cent Muslims, also highlighting the attitude of Europeans towards Muslims.


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