The Muslim population is growing faster than the overall population with a higher proportion of children and a lower ration of elderly people. One in three Muslims is under 15 compared with fewer than one in five overall. There are also few elderly Muslims with 4% aged over 65 compared with 16% of the overall population. This gay man has posted15 things that he learned growing up next to a mosque. A 26 year old Thomas Mauchline took the internet to voice his opinion as a gay British man who grew up across from a mosque. Read this 15 that you can learn while growing up next to it.