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Demographics of Bahrain

Demographics of Bahrain

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Demographics of Bahrain

Demographics of Bahrain
Religion Muslims Christians Other Without religion Total Men 166,467 15,973 22,342 11 204,793 Women 131,673 9,638 4,691 3 146,005 Total 298,140 25,611 27,033 14 350,798

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Bahrain, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

Source: Bahrain Central Informatics Organization, population estimate at July 1 of each year

Sex ratio Infant mortality and life expectancy
Infant mortality is 16.8 deaths/1,000 live births (19.65/1,000 for boys and 13.87/1,000 for girls) (2006 est.). Life expectancy is 74.45 years (71.97 years for men and 77 years for women) (2006 est.).

Demographics of Bahrain, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands. Most of the population of Bahrain is concentrated in the two principal cities, Manama and Al Muharraq. The indigenous people—66 percent of the population—are from the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. There are also number of expatriates from South and Southeast Asia: roughly 275,000 Indians, 125,000 Bangladeshis, 45,000 Pakistanis, 45,000 Filipinos and 8,000 Indonesians, according to various media reports and government statistics.[1][2][3][4][5]

HIV/AIDS Ethnic groups Religions
• Roman Catholicism in Bahrain
April 4, 1981 census [6]

Islam is the official religion. Shi’a Islam is the prevailing branch, with over 80% of Bahrainis practicing Shi’a Islam. Roman Catholic and Protestant churches, as well as a tiny indigenous Jewish community, also exist in Bahrain.

Languages Literacy and education
Bahrain has traditionally boasted an advanced educational system. Schooling and related costs are entirely paid for by the government, and, although not compulsory, primary and secondary attendance rates are high. Bahrain also encourages institutions of higher learning, drawing on expatriate talent

CIA World Factbook demographic statistics
The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.


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