What is the population of Muslims in Australia 2021?

What is the population of Muslims in Australia 2021?

The fact sheet shows that Australian residents who identify themselves as Muslim (281 578 individuals), make up approximately 1.5 per cent of the population and that 36 per cent of all Muslims in Australia were born here. Almost 50 per cent of Australian Muslims are aged 24 and under.

Is Australia a Muslim friendly country?

So is Australia a Muslim-friendly country? Yes! In an age of increased scrutiny and mounting economic uncertainty, we should realize that the absolute majority of Australians do not have anything against Muslims and some sincerely want to learn more about Islam.

What percentage of Australia is Muslim?

In 2016, Islam was Australia’s second largest religion and Australian Muslims constituted 2.6% of the country’s population. Australian Muslims tend to be city dwellers, living in large urban enclaves primarily in Sydney and Melbourne, although the numbers of Muslims in other major urban centres like Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth are increasing.

Will there be Muslims in Australia in 2050?

This acquires greater urgency because, as pointed out in this report, in 2050 there will be one and a half million Australian Muslims comprising almost 5% of the Australian population.

Where can I find a statistical snapshot of Muslim Australians?

A statistical snapshot on Muslim Australians is available from a Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) fact sheet that includes unpublished 2001 Census data on birthplace, ancestry, sex and geographic distribution in Australia.

How many Australians have hostile attitudes towards Muslims?

A poll conducted by the University of South Australia’s International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding which was released in 2016 found that 10 per cent of Australians have hostile attitudes towards Muslims.