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Muslims in China

Spread in Hui, Uygur, Khalkhas, Kazak, Ozbek, minorities, Muslim people population in China was estimated as 20.32 million in 2012. It accounts for about 1.64% of China population and 20% of Chinese ethnic population. Among all the muslin people in China, Hui and Uygur ethnic people are the main groups. Muslin people of them take up 90% of the total muslin population in China.

Muslin groups’ major dwelling places are southwestern China such as Xinjiang, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai etc. Top ten muslin population provinces in China are Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Qinghai province, Gansu province, Yunnan province, Tianjin, Beijing, Henan province, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and Hebei province (listed from top to end).

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is where the most Chinese muslin population settled. With approximately 13.4 million muslin population in Xinjiang region, its muslin population accounts for 58.2% of its total population and nearly accounts for half of the muslin population in China. There are over 24000 great mosques in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Besides, Muslims people also spread in everywhere in China. The number of great mosques in China now reaches 35,000. And the number of religions people and big mullah now reaches 45,000. Gradually, Muslim becomes one of the most important part of Chinese minorities. Here we would like to introduce the Muslims in China to let you know more about this special group.

Muslim in Gansu

Muslim in Gansu

Muslim History in Gansu   Gansu is the main birthplace of Islam in China, and also the main spreading area of Islam branches. Diversity of sectarian is a major feature of Gansu Islam.   Gansu Islam ...

Muslim in Xinjiang

Muslim in Xinjiang

Muslim History in Xinjiang The history of Xinjiang Hui Nationality can be traced back to Tang and Song dynasties, mainly were the Muslims who came and go for Silk Road from Central Asia, West Asia and South As...

Muslims in China

Muslims in China

Muslim in China has about 1400 years of history; it has continuous interaction with Chinese society. Each region in China is distributed Muslims. There are a large amount of population of Muslims who believe in Islam in ...

Map of Chinese Muslim

Map of Chinese Muslim

There are a large amount of Muslims in China and they spread all over China. Most of the population of Muslims are distributed in Chinese northwest provinces, such as Xinjiang, Gansu, Ningxia, etc. Muslims also can be fo...

Muslim in Beijing

Muslim in Beijing

Muslim Population in Beijing The Hui Nationality is the most populous ethnic minorities in Beijing. According to the historical records, there were many Muslims living and building mosques in Beijing since the Yua...

Muslim in Shanghai

Muslim in Shanghai

Muslim Population in Shanghai It is believed that Islam was introduced to Shanghai in the yuan dynasty. After Shanghai opened its port, a large number of Muslims moved to Shanghai. According to statistics, in 1936...

Muslim in Zhejiang

Muslim in Zhejiang

Muslim Population in Zhejiang   How many Muslims are there in Zhejiang? According to the sixth census statistics in 2010, Zhejiang province had Hui population about 38192 people, mainly distributed in cities...

Muslim in Henan

Muslim in Henan

Muslim Population in Henan Henan Province is the fourth largest province with Hui population after Ningxia, Gansu, Xinjiang. The Hui Nationality has a long history in Henan Province. As early as the tang Dynasty, ther...

Muslim in Jiangsu

Muslim in Jiangsu

Muslim Population in Jiangsu   How many Muslims are there in Jiangsu? According to the sixth census statistics in 2010, Jiangsu's Muslim population was about 130757, which was distributed in the various ...

Muslim in Yunnan

Muslim in Yunnan

Muslim Population in Yunnan The Hui Nationality had very first lived in Yunnan since the Tang Dynasty; and at that time, they had built mosques. A large number of the Hui people moved into Yunnan during the Yuan, ...

Muslim in Inner Mongolia

Muslim in Inner Mongolia

Muslim Population in Mongolia The history of the Hui Nationality in Inner Mongolia can be traced back to the Yuan and Ming dynasties, but most of the Hui people moved into Inner Mongolia during the Qing Dynasty. Accor...

Muslim in China

Muslim in China

Muslim Population in China At present, there are more than 1.4 billion Muslims in the world, accounting for 19.32 percent of the total population, and there are quite a few Muslims in China.   Muslim popu...