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02 December 2017

Volume 25 | Issue 12

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Perinatal mental health and Islam

Islam is the fastest growing religion globally There are currently 18 billion Muslims worldwide and this is projected to increase by 70%, so that, by 2060, Muslims will account for 3 billion of the global population (Pew Research Center, 2017) Here in the UK, the number of people who identify as Muslim has increased from 30% to 48%, or a population of 27 million people, making Islam the second largest religion in the UK (Office of National Statistics (ONS), 2011)

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