Islam in Oregon and America -- The Facts

FACT 1
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.

FACT 2
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.

FACT 3
The worldwide population of Muslims is 1.2 billion

FACT 4
Islam is the fastest growing religion in this country and around the world.

FACT 5
Demographers say that by the turn of the century, Islam will be the number two religion in America. (This may have already occured.)

FACT 6
Demographers also say that by the year 2025, one in four people on earth will be a Muslim.

FACT 7
There are 7 mosques and Islamic centers in Oregon.

FACT 8
There are more than 1,500 mosques, Islamic schools and Islamic centers in America. Muslims are active in all walks of life.



Ramadan Moon Sighting Announcement:
Monday, October 27 will be the first day of Ramadan in Oregon. Ramadan Mubarak.
MET's 10th Anniversary

Dr. Jamal Badawi will give the following lectures to commemorate the event:

4/17 - Jews and Christians in the Quran.

4/18 - Gender Equity in Islam.

4/19 - Community Roundtable on Islamic Values.

For a more detailed schedule, including exact time and locations, read more here!

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