The number of converted Muslims in Norway increased to at least 3,000 in the recent years, a researcher at Oslo University's Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages said.
Norway's leading Verdens Gang newspaper reported on Sunday that the number of Norwegians choosing to become Muslim since 1990s have increased.
The report said the number of converted Muslims in the country during 1990s were around 500 while this number has reached around 3,000 in the recent years.
Noting that previously Norwegian women used to convert to Islam as a result of marrying Muslim men, Vogt said: "This trend has now changed drastically. Now, women are choosing Islam after reading and researching about Islam."