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Bahrain: People & Society#

Population1,314,089 (July 2014 est.)
note: immigrants make up almost 55% of the total population, according to UN data (2013)
Population growth rate2.49% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 19.7% (male 131,698/female 127,663)
15-24 years: 15.9% (male 117,156/female 91,477)
25-54 years: 56.2% (male 483,449/female 254,627)
55-64 years: 2.7% (male 47,172/female 25,354)
65 years and over: 2.6% (male 17,106/female 18,387) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.28 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.9 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.54 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
total population: 1.54 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate13.92 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate2.67 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsBahraini 46%, Asian 45.5%, other Arabs 4.7%, African 1.6%, European 1%, other 1.2% (includes Gulf Co-operative country nationals, North and South Americans, and Oceanians) (2010 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 9.68 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.69 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.65 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesArabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78.58 years
male: 76.4 years
female: 80.81 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 94.6%
male: 96.1%
female: 91.6% (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Bahraini(s)
adjective: Bahraini
Net migration rate13.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 70.2%, other 29.8% (2010 est.)
Total fertility rate1.81 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 600 (2012)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 200 (2012)
Median agetotal: 31.6 years
male: 33 years
female: 28.8 years (2014 est.)
Education expenditures2.6% of GDP (2012)
Urbanizationurban population: 88.7% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 2.21% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: 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 (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: 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 (2011 est.)
Major urban areas - populationMANAMA (capital) 262,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate20 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures3.8% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density1.49 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density1.8 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate32.9% (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 5%
male: 2.5%
female: 11.6% (2010)
Child labor - children ages 5-14total number: 5,530
percentage: 5 % (2000 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate61.8% (1995)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 30.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 27.3 %
elderly dependency ratio: 2.9 %
potential support ratio: 34.3 (2013)