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Religion > Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Estimated population of Shi'a Muslims around the world.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan 3,000,000 - 4,000,000
Azerbaijan 5,000,000 - 7,000,000
Bahrain 400,000 - 500,000
Bulgaria 100000
Germany 400,000 - 600,000
India 16,000,000 - 24,000,000
Iran 66,000,000 - 70,000,000
Iraq 19,000,000 - 22,000,000
Kuwait 500,000 - 700,000
Lebanon 1,000,000 - 2,000,000
Nigeria <4,000,000
Oman 100,000 - 300,000
Pakistan 17,000,000 - 26,000,000
Qatar 100000
Saudi Arabia 2,000,000 - 4,000,000
Syria 3,000,000 - 4,000,000
Tajikistan 400000
Tanzania <2,000,000
Turkey 7,000,000 - 11,000,000
United Arab Emirates 300,000 - 400,000
United States 200,000 - 400,000
Yemen 8,000,000 - 10,000,000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Religion > Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Religion/Shia-Islam-population/Number-of-Shia-muslims

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