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2.4 million Muslims in Malawi – NSO Report

The 2018’s Malawi Population and Housing Census report indicate that Muslims population has increased for the past ten years with only 1 percent.  Muslims are now put at 13.8 percent from 12.8 percent in 2008.

The report, which was released on Friday June 7, 2019 in Lilongwe by  National Statistical Office (NSO) says there are 2.4 million Muslims out of the 17, 563, 749 Malawians.

According to the report, there are 3.0 million Catholics, 2.5 million people belonging to CCAP church, 1.6 million of Seventh day, 4.7 million for other Christian denominations, 5.6 percent with other non-Christian denominations and 0.4 million with no religion.

This was 6th population and housing census, in the series of conducting censuses in Malawi and it falls under the 2020 round of world population censuses advocated by United Nations.

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