Asked by: Tsira Siegmundtasked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd April, 2020
Is Lebanon mostly Shia or Sunni?
Moreover, is Shia or Sunni more popular?
Sunnis are a majority in most Muslim communities: in Southeast Asia, China, South Asia, Africa, and a part of the Arab world. Shia make up the majority of the citizen population in Iraq, Bahrain, Iran, and Azerbaijan, as well as being a politically significant minority in Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Kuwait.
Also Know, what are the 18 religions in Lebanon? 18 recognized religious groups
- Armenian Catholic.
- Armenian Orthodox.
- Assyrian Church of the East.
- Chaldean Catholic.
- Greek Orthodox.
Hereof, which country has the most Shia?
Shia Muslims are a numerical majority in Iraq and Bahrain. Nearly half of the Muslim population in Lebanon and in Yemen are Shia. There is also a significant (30-40% Kuwait, 15-20% in Saudi Arabia, 10% in Qatar) presence of Shia Muslims in the Arab States of the Persian Gulf, especially in Saudi Arabia.
Is Iraq Sunni or Shia?
Iraq’s Muslims follow two distinct traditions, Shia and Sunni Islam. According to the 2018 CIA Factbook, Iraq is 95-98% Muslim: 40-45% Shia and 45-50% Sunni.