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Bahrain Demographics Profile 2018

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Population1,410,942 (July 2017 est.)
note: immigrants make up approximately 48% of the total population, according to UN data (2017)
Age structure0-14 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 ratiostotal dependency ratio: 30.2
youth dependency ratio: 27.1
elderly dependency ratio: 3
potential support ratio: 33.1 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 32.3 years
male: 33.8 years
female: 29.5 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate2.26% (2017 est.)
Birth rate13.3 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate2.8 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate12.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 88.9% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.77% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationMANAMA (capital) 411,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat 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.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 8.9 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 9.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 7.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 79 years
male: 76.8 years
female: 81.3 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.75 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate<.01% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS<500 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<100 (2016 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 (2015 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 (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Bahraini(s)
adjective: Bahraini
Ethnic groupsBahraini 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.)
ReligionsMuslim 70.3%, Christian 14.5%, Hindu 9.8%, Buddhist 2.5%, Jewish 0.6%, folk religion <.1, unaffiliated 1.9%, other 0.2% (2010 est.)
LanguagesArabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95.7%
male: 96.9%
female: 93.5% (2015 est.)
Education expenditures2.6% of GDP (2012)
Maternal mortality rate15 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures5% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density0.94 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density2.1 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate29.8% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018