England Census: Muslim population increase to 6.5%; London alone has 15% people following Islam
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Srinagar, Nov. 30 -- The Muslim population has grown from 4.9 percent to 6.5 percent in England and Wales.
A new census has revealed the Muslim population has grown from 2.7 million to 3.9 million since 2011.
Some 46.2 percent of the population of England and Wales described themselves as Christian on the day of the 2021 census, down from 59.3 percent a decade earlier.
People who identified as Hindu grew to 1.7 percent from 1.5 percent. More than 1 in 3 people - 37 percent - said they had no religion, up from 25 percent in 2011.
London has the highest concentration of Muslims. Fifteen percent of Londoners described themselves as Muslim - up from 12.6% in 2021. This means that there are over 1.3 million Muslims living in London alone....
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