Myth #1: The Muslim population in the West is growing fast and will soon become a majority in Europe – and a major presence in other parts of the world.
The facts: Muslim population in 2012, proportionate to total population
- Europe: 44 million (6 per cent)
- United States: 2.6 million (0.8 per cent)
- Canada: 940,000 (2.8 per cent)