A recent study has revealed that the populations of Christian and Muslim community are expected to rise at a significant pace to become nearly equal by the year 2050.
According to the study, the population of Muslim community is likely to grow at the fastest pace compared to any other religions on the planet.
The study’s findings, which were released on Thursday, showed that the Islam will be growing faster than any other major religion in the world. According to the study, the Christians will remain the largest religious group over the next four decades.
The study, which was conducted by religious profile predictions of Pew Research Center, analysed data on several demographic factors, including trends in youth population growth, fertility rates and the statistics on religious conversion, which were gathered from across the world.
As per the study’s prediction, there will be approximately 2.92 billion Christians and 2.76 billion Muslims on the Earth by 2050. The numbers will constitute nearly 31.4 percent and 29.7 percent of the global population respectively.
In 2010, there were 2.17 billion Christians on the planet in comparison to 1.6 billion Muslims.
According to the report, the Hindus will constitute 14.9 percent of the total population of the world and will stood at the third place in the global religion list, followed by the 13.2 percent of population who deny affiliating themselves with any religion.
The region under Asia-Pacific will remain the most prominent choice for the people belonging to the Muslim community, which will be boosted by a youthful population with high fertility rates.
10 percent of Europe’s overall population will comprise of Muslims, according to the Pew experts.
The study researchers concluded that if the trend continues, Islam will become the most popular religious faith to be followed worldwide after 2070.