Islam predicted status as the most popular religion

Исламу предрекли статус самой популярной религии

The main reason for the spread of Islam is called a high birth rate among Muslims.

Until the end of the 21st century the most popular religion will be Islam. This is stated in the forecast of the American research center Pew Research Center.

According to recent data, 23 percent of the population are Muslim, 31 percent – Christianity. If current demographic trends continue, the number of Muslims will exceed the number of Christians until the end of this century.

The main reason for the spread of Islam is called a high birth rate among Muslims. Now the majority of Muslims – 62% – live in the Asia-Pacific region.

In this case, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world with more than 300 million of the representatives of religions by 2050 will be India, and in Europe not less than 10 per cent of all people will practice Islam, summed up in the research centre.

It is worth noting that late last year the American edition of International Business Times has published a sociological study, which the authors argue that citizens of some countries greatly exaggerate, talking about the number of followers of Islam in their countries.

For example, residents talked about the fact that the proportion residing in the territory of the Fifth Republic Muslims is 31 percent, when in fact 7.5%.

Last summer in Britain, a scandal around a leading news Channel 4 Muslim women Fatima mandzhi, covering the terrorist attack in nice, while in hijab.

In Ukraine the first edition of the Koran in Ukrainian language appeared in the spring of 2015. As of 1 January 2014 in Ukraine there were 624 zarejestrowanych the Muslim community and at least a few hundred naturalistichnij.

Estimated number of Muslims of Ukraine ranges from 500 thousand to a million people.

Austrian foreign Ministry called for a ban on the distribution of the Koran on the street