Answer: Sunni - 996,000,000 Shiites - 192,000,000
How many Muslims are Shiites and how many are Sunni?
In reality Shia are between 7.5% to 11%. All the rest -0.935 are Sunnis (ignoring the fact the Shi'ism is a totally different religion than Islam). The word Shia includes all kinds of Shi'it Sects such as (Twelvers Imami Rafidi Shia Isma'ili Shia Alawi (Nusairi) Shia Druze Shia Zaidi Shia). The first statistic was all taken from the British Encyclopedia for the year 1997.
Of this number more than 90 per cent are Sunni and less than 10 per cent are Shiite. Sunni Muslims are mainly concentrated in the Middle East Africa and southern Asia while Shiites are the majority in Iraq Iran Lebanon Syria Yemen and Bahrain. 2.
Shia constitute about 10 to 15 percent of all Muslims and globally their population is estimated at less than 200 million. Whereas Sunnis dominate the Muslim world from West Africa to Indonesia ...
At least 87% of Muslims are Sunnis. They are the majority in Afghanistan Saudi Arabia Egypt Yemen Pakistan Indonesia Turkey Algeria Morocco and Tunisia. Shiites are the majority in Iran Bahrain and Iraq.
Islam portal. v. t. e. The calligraphic representation of religious Sunni Islamic figures such as Muhammad Abu Bakr Omar Uthman Ali Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali along with Allah (God). Sunni Islam ...