Which Country has the Highest Muslim Population


A Recent report prepared by whichcountry.co reveals that after Christianity, Islam is the second major religion in the world having about 1.6 billion estimated followers throughout the world. No doubt millions of people especially including the people living in United States may be someway associated with Muslims in the countries located in the Middle East or the North Africa. In accordance to the Pew Research report, near about 62% of Muslims lives in the pacific Asian Regions and from these regions majority is located in Indonesia, Pakistan and India. However the Middle East-North African Regions have the huge concentration of Muslims belonging to the any region of the world. 93% of its populace is Muslim if compared to the 30% in the sub-Saharan African Regions and round about 24% in the Asian Pacific Regions. Muslims are making up the majority of their population size in 49 different countries on the earth. About 23% of world’s overall inhabitants are Islam followers. Following is a list of top ten countries with the largest Muslim population Around the Globe.



Top Ten Countries with Highest Muslim Population

Rank Country Capital Population Percentage of
World’s Entire Population
1. Indonesia Indonesia Jakarta 209,120,000 13.1%
2. india flag India New Delhi 176,190,000 11%
3. Pakistan Pakistan Islamabad 167,410,000 10.5%
4. bangladesh flag Bangladesh Dhaka 133,540,000 8.4%
5. Nigeria Nigeria Abuja 77,300,000 4.8%
6. egypt Egypt Cairo 76,990,000 4.8%
7. Iran Iran Teheran 73,570,000 4.6%
8. Turkey Turkey Ankara 71,330,000 4.5%
9. Algeria Algeria Algiers 34,730,000 2.2%
10. Morocco Morocco Rabat 31,940,000 2%


From The Different Authentic Sources it is concluded that Indonesia is The country which has the highest Muslim population in the world.
Today the Muslim community is increasing in the world. In a survey conducted in 2006, the nations having the greater part of Islamic people had an average growth rate of 1.8% per year. An authentic source has predicted that world’s Muslim population will grow double as rapid as the non-Muslims over the coming 20 years. Moreover it is also expected that by the 2030, the Islam adherents will build up more than a quarter of the world’s entire populace, presently at least Over 50 Nations have Muslim Majority population.



Country : Indonesia
Capital: Jakarta
Official Language: Indonesian
Currency : Indonesian Rupiah


Indonesia Muslim Population

It is the world’s largest Islamic nation. According to a survey held in 2012 , 88% Inhabitants of this nation are Muslims.


  • OMA

    Oh Mother India has more Muslim children than Pakistan

  • Mohammad Ibrahim


  • Goose_Rider

    LOLL!!! India has more muslims than the land of mohammad……saudi arabia….but surprisingly india is not a member of OIC…organisation of islamic countries.

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