Islam in Oregon and America -- The Facts
There are an estimated 6 to 10 thousand Muslims in Oregon. The Muslim community in Oregon is made up of people from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds and national origins.
There are an estimated 6 million Muslims in America. The Muslim community in America is composed of people from a diverse variety of ethnic backgrounds and national origins.
The worldwide population of Muslims is 1.2 billion
Islam is the fastest growing religion in this country and around the world.
Demographers say that by the turn of the century, Islam will be the number two religion in America. (This may have already occured.)
Demographers also say that by the year 2025, one in four people on earth will be a Muslim.
There are 7 mosques and Islamic centers in Oregon.
There are more than 1,500 mosques, Islamic schools and Islamic centers in America. Muslims are active in all walks of life.