Muslims in UK top 3million for first time

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BRITAIN is home to more than 3 million Muslims for the first time ever with more than half born outside the UK, according to new figures.

Soaring immigration and sky high birth rates have seen the number in the country double in a little over a decade.

Some parts of London are now almost 50 per cent Islamic, according to analysis from the Office for National Statistics.

If current trends continue the areas could become majority Muslim within ten years.

One in four Muslims in England and Wales are under ten years old than in any other age group indicating a very high birth rate within the community.

Followers of Islam now make up one in every 20 people within the country. Full Report


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