The Muslim population of Europe will rise to 8 percent and of the United States to 2.1 percent by 2030, according to Global Muslim Diaspora Report released on Saturday.
The report was released at a workshop in Istanbul called “Muslim Diaspora: Global Peace and Difficulties for Welfare,” al-Bawaba news reported.
The report also underlines that Austria has the highest percentage of Muslim population in Europe. It adds that currently 44 million Muslims live in Europe and over 5 million in the US.
The report’s results are being discussed by scholars from all around the world during the two-day workshop, which concludes Sunday.