Islam is the second largest religion in the world and comes second to only Christianity. Islam makes up for 23% of the total population of the world and is a predominant religion in many countries of the Middle East, Africa and some regions of Asia. About 62% of the total Muslim population lives in Southeast Asia and South Asia.
There are about 49 Muslim-majority nations in the world and some of these countries are quite rich in terms of GDP and GDP per capita. Here’s a look at some of the richest Islamic countries in the world:
Turkey is the richest Islamic country in the world as it has a $15001 GDP per capita and a total GDP of $1306 Billion. In terms of GDP, Saudi Arabia is the second richest Islamic nation. This nation has a total GDP of $906.806 Billion and a GDP per capita of $31275.
With a GDP per capita of $16942, Malaysia is another nation which has a majority of Muslim population and is a rich nation. United Arab Emirates is one of the other rich Islamic nations in the world whereas some other rich Islamic countries are Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Libya, Bahrain and Brunei which has a GDP per capita of $50440.