After the massacre in New Zealand, the question of how much of the Muslim population in this country came to the fore.
Wondering what is the Muslim population living in New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand's history of meeting with Islam dates back to the 1800s.
New Zealand first met Islam with Muslims from India.
Firstly, a family settled in Kashmir. This family settles on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Christchurch, where the massacre took place.
Then again, 3 large families from Gucarat, India settled in New Zealand.
The first Muslim non-governmental organization in New Zealand was established in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1950.
The religion of Islam is regarded as the most rapidly spreading religion among New Zealand, especially among Maori who are natives of the island.
The Muslim population in New Zealand is now thought to be around 50 thousand.
The latest census was made in 2013 and the Muslim population was found to be around 48 thousand.
The total population of New Zealand is around 5 million.