Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world and share a historical and traditional connection, with some major theological differences. The two faiths share a common place of origin in the Middle East, and consider themselves to be monotheistic.
Christianity: 2.1 billion. Islam: 1.5 billion. Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist: 1.1 billion. Hinduism: 900 million. Chi … nese traditional religion: 394 million. Buddhism: 376 million. primal-indigenous: 300 million. African Traditional & Diasporic: 100 million. Sikhism: 23 million. Juche: 19 million. Spiritism: 15 million. Judaism: 14 million.
The Muslim Students' Association (MSA) is a group dedicated, by its own description, to Islamic societies on college campuses in Canada and the United States for the good of Muslim students. The MSA is involved in providing Muslims on various campuses the opportunity to practice their religion and to ease and facilitate such activities.
Recognized under the law and by Russian political leaders as one of Russia's traditional religions, Islam is a part of Russian historical heritage, and is subsidized by the Russian government. Various surveys indicate that Russian Muslims, many of whom are highly secularized, constitute somewhere between 7% and 20% of the Russian population.
Islam in China has existed through 1,400 years of continuous interaction with Chinese society. Currently, Muslims are a significant minority group in China. Hui Muslims are the majority Muslim group in China. The greatest concentration is in Xinjiang, with a significant Uyghur population.
India's Muslim population is the world's third largest and the world's largest Muslim-minority population. Officially, India has the third largest Muslim population next to Indonesia and Pakistan. India is home to 10% of the world's Muslim population. India has around 172 million Muslims (2011 census).
Some far-right activists claim that about a third of newborns in France have Muslim parents. Maghrebis. According to Michel Tribalat, a researcher at INED, people of Maghrebi origin in France represent 82% of the Muslim population (43.2% from Algeria, 27.5% from Morocco and 11.4% from Tunisia).
An estimate made in 2015 calculated that there are 4.4 to 4.7 million Muslims in Germany (5.4–5.7% of the population). Of these, 1.9 million are German citizens (2.4%). According to the German statistical office 9.1% of all newborns in Germany had Muslim parents in 2005.
Islam in Turkey, The established presence of Islam in the region that now constitutes modern Turkey dates back to the latter half of the 11th century, when the Seljuks started expanding into eastern Anatolia. According to religiosity polls, 97.8% of the population identifies as Muslim, and only 2% is non-religious.