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UK Muslim demographics – shortcuts

Posted by Picard578 on June 12, 2016

Muslim Statistics

— The 2001 Census showed that out of the total UK population of 58.8 million, 1.6 million identify as Muslims. Muslims make up 4% of the entire population.

Students: 32% percent of Muslims on UK campuses believe killing in the name of religion is justified (2001).

Students: 54% percent wanted a Muslim Party to represent their world view in Parliament (2001).

Students: 40% percent want Muslims in the UK to be under Sharia law (2001).

— The Government estimates the number of mosques in the UK to be around 1,000.

Legal issues: Britain had over 85 Sharia courts in operation in 2009. Sharia courts run as a dual-court system, violating English laws.

Unemployment: 50% of Muslim men and 75% of Muslim women are unemployed in 2011. (In 2004 that number was 13% for men, and 18% for women).

Skill shortage

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