Bahrain



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Bahrain People 2008


Population: 718,306 note: includes 235,108 non-nationals (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 26.4% (male 95,709/female 93,747) 15-64 years: 69.8% (male 288,957/female 212,706) 65 years and over: 3.8% (male 14,224/female 12,963) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 29.9 years male: 33 years female: 26.4 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.337% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 17.26 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 4.29 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: 0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.36 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 1.1 male(s)/female total population: 1.25 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 15.64 deaths/1,000 live births male: 18.27 deaths/1,000 live births female: 12.93 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 74.92 years male: 72.41 years female: 77.5 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.53 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.2% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: fewer than 600 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: fewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationality: noun: Bahraini(s) adjective: Bahraini
Ethnic groups: Bahraini 62.4%, non-Bahraini 37.6% (2001 census)
Religions: Muslim (Shia and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, other 9.8% (2001 census)
Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 86.5% male: 88.6% female: 83.6% (2001 census)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 15 years male: 14 years female: 16 years (2006)
Education expenditures: 3.9% of GDP (1991)

NOTE: The information regarding Bahrain on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahrain People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.