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Bahrain: Arrivals and departures (all nationalities, 1999-2013)

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Arrivals Departures
1999 4,462,637 4,446,142
2000 5,047,716 5,030,711
2001 5,650,764 5,636,227
2002 6,182,997 6,144,185
2003 6,304,472 6,258,149
2004 7,303,912 7,260,767
2005 8,683,169 8,351,230
2006 9,250,530 9,179,951
2007 9,284,512 9,247,697
2008 7,894,573 9,135,587
2009 8,465,712 8,954,471
2010 8,754,697 8,451,357
2011 9,021,735 9,13,66
2012 10,861,805 10,755,837
2013 12,145,400 12,010,623

Source: Central Informatics Organization (CIO), taken from the Ministry of Interior (Immigration Directorate)

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

This table shows the flow of arrivals and departures (all nationalities).
Arrivals and departures are captured and often distinguished by air, sea ports and the King Fahad causeway (land).

2. Institution which provides data

Ministry of Interior (Immigration Directorate).
Central Informatics Organization, known prior to 2001 as the “Central Statistics Organisation” under the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs.

3. Data availability

Figures and results reported here are available on the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) website: (http://www.cio.gov.bh)
Figures and results are often reported in tables in both PDF and Excel formats.
Data for this table can be found: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2013/15-Transport/10.pdf)
Some of the information can also be found in the Statistical Abstracts, Transport & Communication sections.

Date of access: August 2014

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