Top 50 Muslim Countries



Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in the world. From its birth through the prophet Muhammad in the Middle East, Islam has spread to Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The following table shows the 50 countries with the highest percentage of Muslims.

Country
% of Muslims
Muslim Population
Mauritania
99.9%
3,083,772
Maldives
99.9%
348,756
Western Sahara
99.8%
272,461
Somalia
99.5%
8,548,670
Turkey
99%
68,963,953
Iran
99%
67,337,681
Algeria
99%
32,206,534
Afghanistan
99%
29,629,697
Yemen
99%
20,519,792
Tunisia
99%
9,974,201
Oman
99%
2,971,567
Comoros
99%
664,534
Djibouti
99%
471,935
Morocco
98.7%
32,300,410
Iraq
97%
25,292,658

Libya
97%
5,592,596
Pakistan
96.35%
156,491,617
Saudi Arabia
95.7%
25,281,642
Tajikistan
95%
6,805,330
Jordan
95%
5,471,745
Qatar
95%
819,898
Senegal
94%
10,459,222
Azerbaijan
93.4%
7,389,783
Egypt
91%
70,530,237


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Mali
90%
11,062,376
Niger
90%
10,499,343
Gambia
90%
1,433,930
Uzbekistan
89%
23,897,563
Turkmenistan
89%
4,407,352
Indonesia
88.22%
213,469,356
Bangladesh
88%
127,001,272
Syria
88%
16,234,901
Guinea
85%
8,047,686
Kuwait
85%
1,985,300
Bahrain
85%
585,093
Palestine
84%
3,159,999
Kyrgyzstan
80%
4,117,024
United Arab Emirates
76%
1,948,041
Lebanon
70%
2,678,212
Albania
70%
2,494,178
Brunei
67%
249,481
Sudan
65%
26,121,865
Malaysia
60.4%
14,467,694
Sierra Leone
60%
3,610,585
Burkina Faso
55%
7,658,922
Chad
54%
5,306,266
Nigeria
50%
64,385,994
Eritrea
50%
2,280,799
Ethiopia
47.5%
34,700,310
Kazakhstan
47%
7,137,346

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References

  • US State Department's International Religious Freedom Report 2004 <http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/>
  • CIA Factbook  <http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/>
  • adherents.com <http://www.adherents.com/Na/Na_321.html#2058>
  • Religious Freedom page <http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/nationprofiles/>
  • census.gov <http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/ipc/idbrank.pl>


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