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List of cities in the European Union by Muslim population

List of cities in the European Union by Muslim populationDescription : Islam is the fastest-growing major religion in Europe.Since the 1960s, immigrants from Muslim countries started to appear in numbers in Western Europe, especially in Germany, France and Belgium. Although large Muslim communities existed on the continent long before this, especially in the Balkans, this was the first major wave of immigration of Muslims to northwestern Europe.Muslims in Europe are not a homogeneous group. They are of various national, ethnic and racial identities. The top coun... Page:l1146

List of cities in the European Union by Muslim population is located in Europe
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Paris
Paris
Brussels
Brussels
Malmö
Malmö
Marseille
Marseille
Amsterdam
Amsterdam
London
London
Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Stockholm
Cologne
Cologne
Vienna
Vienna
Barcelona
Barcelona
Map showing large European Union cities that are 10% Muslim or more

Islam is the fastest-growing major religion in Europe.

Muslim population in England (2011)
  0.0%-0.9%
  1%-1.9%
  2%-4.9%
  5%-9.9%
  10%-19.9%
  20% and more

Since the 1960s, immigrants from Muslim countries started to appear in numbers in Western Europe, especially in Germany, France and Belgium. Although large Muslim communities existed on the continent long before this, especially in the Balkans, this was the first major wave of immigration of Muslims to northwestern Europe.

Muslims in Europe are not a homogeneous group. They are of various national, ethnic and racial identities. The top countries of origin of Muslims in Western Europe are Pakistan, Turkey and the Maghreb countries (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia). Muslims also vary in terms of their religious commitment: some adhere very strictly to the tenets of Islam while others have largely assimilated into secular European culture.

In Western Europe, Muslims generally live in major urban areas, often concentrated in poor neighborhoods of large cities.

According to the Pew Forum, the total number of Muslims in Europe in 2010 was about 44 million (6%). The total number of Muslims in the European Union in 2010 was about 19 million (3.8%). The French capital of Paris and its metropolitan area has the largest number (up to 1.7 million according to The Economist) of Muslims out of any city in the European Union. London also has a substantial community of Muslim origin, numbering about 1 million within the limits of Greater London and exceeding this figure when the entire metropolitan area is taken into account.

If the current rate of migration of Muslims to Europe and the Muslim fertility rate remains constant, by 2030, people of Muslim faith or origin are predicted to form about 10% of the French population and 8% of the European population.

The table below lists large cities of the European Union with significant Muslim populations.

CityMember state % Muslim (est.)
Amsterdam Netherlands14%,
Antwerp Belgium16.9%
Barcelona Spain6.5%
Berlin Germany6%, 9%,
Birmingham UK14.3%, 15%, 26.9%
Blackburn UK28.4%
Bradford UK15%, 32.4%
Brussels Belgium15%, 17%, 25.5%
Cologne Germany12%
Copenhagen Denmark10%
Dublin Ireland2.11%
Frankfurt Germany11.8%
Leicester UK18.6%
London UK8.3%, 8.5%, 10%, 12.4%
Luton UK24.6%
Malmö Sweden20%
Manchester UK15.8%
Marseille France20%, 25%, 25%
Milan Italy7% - 10%
Paris France10%, 15% (10-15% in metro area)
Rotterdam Netherlands13% 25%
Roubaix France20%
Slough UK23.3%
Stockholm Sweden20%
The Hague Netherlands14.2%
Utrecht Netherlands13.2%
Vienna Austria8% 10% 12.5%
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