Tuesday, November 1, 2011

How many followers of Islam live in the Philippines

How many followers of Islam live in the Philippines?
Are most in Mindanao?
Philippines - 3 Answers
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1 :
According to estimates I found online, about 4.5 million to 9 million!
2 :
less than 5% of the total population of the country are muslims. they are mostly in sulu island, some parts of mindanao and also some parts of palawan. http://www.bookrags.com/research/islamphilippines-ema-03/
3 :
there would never be an exact figure since muslims have no centralize form of registration or membership. And since 9-11, there are lots of other religion converting to islam not because they want to be suicide commandos but studying, learning and understanding that this is the most rational religion they could find to have a morally upright society. the figures available are merely estimates based on unreliable census conducted

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