India will have largest Muslim population in world by 2050: Research

At present, Indonesia has the world’s single largest Muslim population.

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Dec 10, 2015, 23:38 PM IST
India will have largest Muslim population in world by 2050: Research
Muslims praying at Delhi's Jama Masjid

New Delhi: A research has suggested that India will have the largest population of Muslims in the world by the year 2050.

A study by Pew Research Center suggests that India will have over 30 crore (300 million) Muslims by 2050.

At present, Indonesia has the world’s single largest Muslim population, Daily Mail reports.

The research also found that Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world at present. They are all set to overtake Christians by the end of this century.

The study also concluded that 10 percent of the European population will be Muslim by the year 2050.

At present, 62 percent of the Muslim population lives in the Asia-Pacific region, including in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran and Turkey.