Quick Answer: Do Muslims live in Belgium?

The Pew Research Center estimated in 2016 that Muslims represented 7.6% of Belgium’s population. Muslims are unevenly distributed around Belgium with the majority concentrated in the working class districts of major cities around the country. Almost 40% of Belgian Muslims live in the capital, Brussels.

What religions live Belgium?

Chronological statistics

Religious group Population % 1981 Population % 2018
Catholicism 72.0% 57.1%
Protestantism and other Christians 2.5% 5.1%
Orthodox Christianity 0.6%
Islam 3.0% 6.8%

Which religion is majority in Belgium?

Religion. The majority of Belgians are Roman Catholic, but regular attendance at religious services is variable. Although it is marked in the Flemish region and the Ardennes, regular attendance at church has decreased in the Walloon industrial region and in Brussels, and nearly one-third of Belgians are nonreligious.

How many Muslims live in Antwerp?

According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2016 the total number of Muslims in Europe is roughly 4.9%. The total number of Muslims in the European Union in 2010 was about 19 million (3.8%).

List of cities in the European Union by Muslim population.

City Member state % Muslim (est.)
Antwerp Belgium 16.9%
Almeria Spain 12%
Augsburg Germany 8.8%
Barcelona Spain 5.6%

How many Muslims are in Europe?

Approximately 5.72 million Muslims were estimated to live in France, the most of any country listed. Germany and the United Kingdom also have large muslim populations with 4.95 million and 4.13 million respectively.

Estimated Muslim populations in European countries as of 2016.

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How many Muslims live in France?

According to the latest Special Eurobarometer 493 (2019) the Muslim population in France is estimated to be 5% or 3.35 million. Pew Research Center predicts the Muslim population would rise to 8.6 million or 12.7 percent of the country in 2050.