Welcome to Cambridge Muslims Online

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in East of England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, dating 1209. University colleges include King's, famed for its choir and towering Gothic chapel, as well as Trinity, founded by Henry VIII, and St John's, with its 16th-century Great Gate. University museums have exhibits on archaeology and anthropology, polar exploration, the history of science and zoology.

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Postcode : CB1 – CB5
Population
: 123,900 (2011)

According to the 2011 census the population of Cambridge was 123,867 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Cambridge is 36, while the median age is lower at 31.

66.9% of people living in Cambridge were born in England.

Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland
1.9% China
1.8% United States
1.7% India
1.0% Wales
1.0% Ireland
0.8% Bangladesh
0.5% Pakistani
0.7% Australia
0.7% Northern Ireland
0.1% Other Asians - East African, Mauritiusian, South African etc.

The religious make up of Cambridge is

44.8% Christian
36.9% No religion
4.0% Muslim
1.7% Hindu
1.3% Buddhist
0.7% Jewish
0.2% Sikh
0.2% Atheist.

 

11,200 people did not state a religion. 582 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 19 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

It must be noted that by 2018 much has changed and many more people from all over the world have come and settled in Cambridge due to many International IT, Medical Research and Pharmaceutical companies having moved i

University of Cambridge

https://www.cam.ac.uk/

The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. It is one of the world's leading research universities, and offers a wealth of study opportunities for individuals from around the world. ?

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Muslims in Cambridge

Unlike many towns and cities in the United Kingdom, Cambridge does not have an enclave of Muslims or ethnic minorities living in one area. The Muslim population is quite spread out and many young professional Muslim families live in Trumpington, Cambourne, Barhill, Girton, Ely and New Market.

There is a huge diversity of Muslims in Cambridge and includes not exclusively of many English, Polish, American reverts alongside Muslims from virtually all over the world. This is certainly, very evident for one to see on Friday and Eid prayers.

On such occasions all the different Muslims bring their foods, cultures and tradition in to a melting pot of diversity. Furthermore almost all of the Muslim population within Cambridge is made up of medical, scientific, IT and other professions which is added to by the transient student population who spend anything from six months to three years in Cambridge studying anything from English to a PhD