Muslim Population In Pakistan 2023

According to the 2022 revision of the World Factbook, the Muslim population in Pakistan in 2023 is estimated to be 220,892,149, or 96.4% of the total population.

Muslim population

This makes Pakistan the country with the second-largest Muslim population in the world, after Indonesia.


The majority of Muslims in Pakistan are Sunni Muslims, followed by Shia Muslims. There are also small minorities of Ahmadi Muslims, Ismaili Muslims, and Sufi Muslims.

Majority of Muslims

Islam has been the dominant religion in Pakistan since its independence in 1947.


The country's constitution declares Islam to be the state religion, and the government provides financial support to mosques and madrassas (Islamic schools).


The Muslim population in Pakistan is expected to continue to grow in the coming years.


This is due to a number of factors, including high birth rates among Muslims, immigration from other Muslim-majority countries, and religious conversions.

High birth rates