Corpus ID: 157507790

Muslims in Kosovo: A Socio-economic and Demographic Profile: Is the Muslim Population Exploding?

  title={Muslims in Kosovo: A Socio-economic and Demographic Profile: Is the Muslim Population Exploding?},
  author={M. A. Ghaffar},
  journal={Balkan Social Science Review},
  • M. A. Ghaffar
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Balkan Social Science Review
Kosovo has the highest percentage of Muslims of any European country except for Turkey. To our knowledge, there has been no systematic study of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the Muslim population of Kosovo. The present study is the first attempt to fill this gap. Ethnicity and religious affiliation are almost synonymous in Kosovo, with ninety seven percent of Albanians, the dominant ethnic group, identifying themselves as Muslim. With the exception of a tiny fraction… Expand


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