Russia, Germany and France have the largest Muslim populations in Europe. Russia - 14 million, Germany - 4.8 million, France - 4.7 million
The Muslim share of Europe’s total population has been increasing steadily - from 4% in 1990 to 6% in 2010. Muslims are projected to make up 8% of Europe’s population by 2030.
Muslims are younger than other Europeans. In 2010, the median age of Muslims throughout Europe was 32, eight years younger than the median for all Europeans.
Views of Muslims vary widely among European countries. 64% in Britain viewed them favourably, while 63% in Italy viewed them unfavourably.
As of 2010, the European Union was home to about 13 million Muslim immigrants.