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Here’s Why It Is Not Accurate To Call Trump’s Ban a “Muslim Ban”

By  |  January 29, 2017, 10:51pm  |  @ewerickson


Below are the countries on the planet that have an Islamic population of fifty percent of the population or higher. In bold are those affected by Donald Trump’s immigration freeze. Based on the information below, it is highly inaccurate to call what Donald Trump is doing a ban on Muslims. If that is the case, please explain why only seven countries are in bold.

 

Country

Muslims as % Population

Maldives

100

Mauritania

100

Afghanistan

99.8

Tunisia

99.8

Iran

99.7

Western Sahara

99.6

Morocco

99

Tajikistan

99

Yemen

99

Iraq

98.9

Somalia

98.9

Mayotte

98.8

Turkey

98.6

Azerbaijan

98.4

Comoros

98.3

Niger

98.3

Algeria

98.2

Saudia Arabia

97.1

Djibouti

97

Sudan

97

Libya

96.6

Uzbekistan

96.5

Pakistan

96.4

Senegal

95.9

Kosovo

95.6

Gambia

95.3

Mali

95

Jordan

93.8

Turkmenistan

93.3

Egypt

90

Syria

90

Kyrgyzstan

88.8

Oman

87.7

Indonesia

87.2

Bangladesh

86.3

Guinea

84.2

Qatar

77.5

United Arab Emirates

76.0

Kuwait

74.1

Sierra Leone

71.5

Bahrain

70.2

Kazakhstan

70.2

Brunei

67

Malaysia

61.4

Burkina Faso

60.5

Lebanon

59.7

Albania

58.8

Chad

58

Bosnia-Herzegovina

50.7

Guinea Bissau

50