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← The Islamification of Britain: record numbers embrace Muslim faith

AtheistEgbert's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by AtheistEgbert

This article is completely misleading. Immigration over the last decade is why a shift in Islam has gone from about 1% in 2001 to about 4 or 5% today.

Also, it doesn't take into account the far greater increase of people who are adopting non-religion.

I have no doubt some people are converting to Islam, perhaps for spiritual reasons or perhaps for marriage reasons.

The number of immigrants that enter the country is due to be raised again, leading to about 100,000 per year, and so immigration accounts for the figures, not conversions.

Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:46:17 UTC | #573055