More than 17 million Muslims reside in Spain

February 5, 2014

 

A total of 1,732,191 Muslims were residing in Spain on December 31, 2013.

60,562 Muslims more than in 2012, according to the ‘demographic study of the Muslim population.’ The statistical analysis of Muslim citizens in Spain was prepared by the Union of Islamic Communities in Spain (UCIDE) and the Andalusian Observatory. The report also reveals that nearly 9 out of 10 new Muslims living in Spain are Spanish (children of immigrants and/or nationalized Spanish citizens)and that 1,4% refer to Spanish born citizens converted to Islam.

 

Europress: http://www.europapress.es/sociedad/noticia-mas-17-millones-musulmanes-residen-espana-60562-mas-2012-estudio-20140205185030.html