Abstract—The purpose of this manuscript is to present are liable estimate of the Muslim population and its percentage in each country in Asia from 1950 till 2020. This data is summarized to be a reference for other studies and discussions related to the Muslim population. The presented data show that the percentage of World Muslim population with respect to the total World population has increased steadily from 17%in 1950 to 26% by 2020. While the total Asian population increased from 1.4 billion in 1950 to 4.7 billion by 2020, the percentage of Muslims in Asia increased from 23% in 1950 to31% by 2020, which amounts to more than one percentage point per decade.
H. Kettani is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cite: Houssain Kettani, "Muslim Population in Asia: 1950 – 2020," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 143-153, 2010.