The Muslim population in the United States is set to double in next three decades and will replace Jews as America’s second largest religious group.
Via Voice and Europe:
Muslims Will Replace Jews As America’s Second-Largest Religious Group https://t.co/zB4qPYQq7s
— Voice of Europe (@V_of_Europe) January 5, 2018
The Muslim population in the United States will be larger than the Jewish population by 2040, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.
Earlier this year, Pew estimated that are currently 3.45 million Muslims by religion in America, around 1.1% of the U.S. population. In 2013, Pew estimated that there were 4.2 million Jews by religion in America (1.8% of the U.S. adult population), but 5.3 million Jews if one also counted “Jews of no religion,” such as atheists or non-affiliated people raised by a Jewish parent.
By 2050, Pew said, the Muslim population will reach 8.1 million, or 2.1% of the U.S. population.