Population of Bahrain 2017

Population

Current population of Bahrain is 1,410,942 people (July 2017 est.).

note: immigrants make up approximately 50% of the total population, according to UN data (2015)

Nationality

noun: Bahraini(s)
adjective: Bahraini

Ethnic Groups

Bahraini 46%, Asian 45.5%, other Arab 4.7%, African 1.6%, European 1%, other 1.2% (includes Gulf Co-operative country nationals, North and South Americans, and Oceanians) (2010 est.)

Languages

Arabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu

Religions

Muslim 70.3%, Christian 14.5%, Hindu 9.8%, Buddhist 2.5%, Jewish 0.6%, folk religion
religious affiliation:

Age Structure

0-14 years: 19.08% (male 136,669/female 132,493)
15-24 years: 15.65% (male 124,906/female 95,881)
25-54 years: 56.04% (male 516,064/female 274,604)
55-64 years: 6.28% (male 56,671/female 31,983)
65 years and over: 2.95% (male 20,656/female 21,015) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 30.2
youth dependency ratio: 27.1
elderly dependency ratio: 3
potential support ratio: 33.1 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 32.1 years
male: 33.5 years
female: 29.3 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

2.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

13.3 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

2.8 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

12.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

smallest population of the Gulf States, but urbanization rate exceeds 90%; largest settlement concentration is found on the far northern end of the island in and around Manamah and Al Muharraq

Urbanization

urban population: 88.9% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.77% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

MANAMA (capital) 411,000 (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.3 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.88 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.81 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.95 male(s)/female
total population: 1.54 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

15 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 9.2 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 78.9 years
male: 76.7 years
female: 81.1 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.75 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Health Expenditures

5% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

0.94 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

2.1 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 99.2% of population
rural: 99.2% of population
total: 99.2% of population

unimproved
urban: 0.8% of population
rural: 0.8% of population
total: 0.8% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

<500 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<100 (2016 est.)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

34.1% (2014)

Education Expenditures

2.6% of GDP (2012)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.7%
male: 96.9%
female: 93.5% (2015 est.)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 5.3%
male: 2.6%
female: 12.2% (2012 est.)