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World > Middle East > Kuwait > People (Facts)

Kuwait - People (Facts)
Population: 2,505,559
note: includes 1,291,354 non-nationals (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 26.7% (male 340,814/female 328,663)
15-64 years: 70.5% (male 1,128,231/female 636,967)
65 years and over: 2.8% (male 44,542/female 26,342) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 3.561%
note: this rate reflects a return to pre-Gulf crisis immigration of expatriates (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 21.95 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 2.39 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: 16.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.037 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.771 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.691 male(s)/female
total population: 1.526 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 9.47 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.48 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.36 years
male: 76.25 years
female: 78.52 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.86 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.12% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: Kuwaiti(s)
adjective: Kuwaiti
Ethnic groups: Kuwaiti 45%, other Arab 35%, South Asian 9%, Iranian 4%, other 7%
Religions: Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), other (includes Christian, Hindu, Parsi) 15%
Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.3%
male: 94.4%
female: 91% (2005 census)


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