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Dr. Leon Moosavi

Why Has the Number of Muslims in the UK Risen So Much?

Source : Huffingtonpost / 18 Dec 2012

Figures from the 2011 census show that the Muslim population in the UK has substantially risen between 2001 and 2011 from 1.5 million to almost 3 million. This now takes the proportion of Muslims from 2% of the population to 5%. In some towns, Muslims make up almost 50% of the population, and in large cities like London and Manchester they make up around 14% of the population. But why has the number of Muslims risen so much and what are the implications?

 
 

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