Islam in Syria is the most practiced religion in Syria, constituting approximately 89% of the population and forming a majority in all districts of the country. The Muslims in Syria follow various different sects of Islam and are from various ethnic and linguistic groups.
The Sunni Muslims make up the majority of Muslims in the country (68% of Syria's total population). The Alawitesare the predominant non-Sunni group (15% of the country's population), followed by Shia Ismailis (3%) and orthodox Shia Twelvers (2%). There are also some Kurdish and Turkmen Alevi in northern Syria. Christians, the main non-Muslim group in the country, comprise 11%.