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KEY ISLAMIC SECTS, BRANCHES & MOVEMENTS % of muslimsmillionssee the graphic here: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/islamic-sects/http://www.pewforum.org/2009/10/07/mapping-the-global-muslim-population/
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common name1620detailalt-namesourcehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_schools_and_branches
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SUNNI80%1296orthodox, believe that Muhammad's father-in-law Abu Bakr succeeded him & venerate certain recoded oral traditions (hadith)
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Shafi'i29%469.8Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Samalia, Palestine, Malaysia, Kurds, SE Asia, East Africahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shafi'i
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Hanbali15%243Qatarhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanbali
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Wahabi / Salafist1%8.1Saudi Arabia (30%), Qatar (47%), UAE (45%)
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Salafist jihadism0.10%1.62Al Qaeda, ISIS
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Hanafi20%324Turkey, Egypthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanafi
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Barelvi11%170.1India (90%), Pakistan (60%) S & Central Asia, Afghanistan, Russia, Lower Egypthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barelvi
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DeobandisIndia, Pakistan (15%), Afghanistan, Bangladesh, UKhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deobandi
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Tablighi Jamaat0.50%8.1http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tablighi_Jamaat
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Taliban----http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taliban
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Maliki15%243North & West Africa, UAE, Kuwait, Upper Egypthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maliki
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unorthodox1%16.2
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Ahmadi0.75%12.15Pakistan, area of Indiahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmadiyya
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Nation of Islam--USAhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nation_of_Islam
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SHIA20%324believe Muhammad's cousin & son-in-law Ali succeeded him, slightly different beliefs & prayers, emphasise different recorded oral traditions (Hadith)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shia_Islam
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Ismaili2%32.4Indo-IranianSevenershttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isma'ilism
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Nizari
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Musta'liLebanon (45%)
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Satpanth
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Druze
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Zaydiyyah0.50%8.1Yemen (50%), Saudi Arabia (6.5%)fivershttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaidiyyah
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Twelvers12%194.4Iran (90%), Azerbaijan (70%), Bahrain (70%), Iraq (70%)Ithna'asharihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelver
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KHARIJITEShttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khawarij
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Ibadi0.05%0.81Oman (35%)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibadi
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SUFIhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufism
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pervade all Muslims
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QURANISTShold the Qur'an to be the only authentic source of Islamic faith; reject the Hadithhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quranism
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