Islam is officially Manchester’s fastest growing religion and is expanding at more than double the rate of Christianity, MM can reveal.Soon, they're bound to become much like Bradford is today, with its significant Muslim population.
University of Manchester data analysed by MM revealed that Islam is out-growing every other religion in the city.
According to the data 12.5% of those identifying themselves as Muslim in the 2011 census were aged between 0-4.
This is more than double the 5.6% of Christians aged 0-4 and significantly larger those of no religion at 6.8% [...]
“The size of Muslim families in general is double that of the European family and we have waves of Muslim immigrants coming to the UK.”
Friday, January 10, 2014
ISLAM FASTEST GROWING RELIGION IN MANCHESTER, UK
But it was to be expected, seeing how the British government's been facilitating the rise of Islam in the UK. Mancunian Matters reports:
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