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Bahrain: Population by nationality (Bahraini/ non-Bahraini), sex and age groups (2001)

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Bahrainis Non-Bahrainis Total
males females total males females total males females total
0 – 4 24,705 23,616 48,321 6,249 5,815 12,064 30,954 29,431 60,385
5 – 9 25,666 25,059 50,725 5,802 5,623 11,425 31,468 30,682 62,150
10 – 14 25,281 23,879 49,160 5,033 4,641 9,674 30,314 28,520 58,834
15 – 19 22,729 21,511 44,240 3,603 3,152 6,755 26,332 24,663 50,995
20 – 24 19,681 18,677 38,358 12,482 7,835 20,317 32,163 26,512 58,675
25 – 29 15,303 14,957 30,260 27,526 11,589 39,115 42,829 26,546 69,375
30 – 34 13,942 14,635 28,577 30,823 12,889 43,712 44,765 27,524 72,289
35 – 39 14,039 15,298 29,337 25,882 10,196 36,078 39,921 25,494 65,415
40 – 44 11,816 12,936 24,752 23,619 6,887 30,506 35,435 19,823 55,258
45 – 49 9,489 8,893 18,382 15,522 3,873 19,395 25,011 12,766 37,777
50 – 54 6,573 5,468 12,041 7,521 1,769 9,290 14,094 7,237 21,331
55 – 59 4,198 4,358 8,556 2,939 761 3,700 7,137 5,119 12,256
60 – 64 3,822 4,172 7,994 1,115 392 1,507 4,937 4,564 9,501
65 – 69 2,705 3,027 5,732 448 221 669 3,153 3,248 6,401
70 – 74 2,220 2,259 4,479 276 124 400 2,496 2,383 4,879
75 + 2,454 2,299 4,753 186 144 330 2,640 2,443 5,083
Total 204,623 201,044 405,667 169,026 75,911 244,937 373,649 276,955 650,604

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The table provides population figures at the date of 2001′ census by sex and age groups
Reference period for Census 2001 is April 7th 2001
Population of reference: all individuals (nationals and non-nationals) present within Bahrain’s borders during time of reference, be they permanent or temporary residents.
Nationality of the person is defined by the passport used to enter the country. A Non-Bahrainis is considered as such depending on the passport used to enter the country (or obtain the visa)
Age is defined as the time span between the date of birth and the date of the census expressed in complete years

2. Institution which provides data

Central Informatics Organization

3. Data availability

This data is available on the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) website. For the Arabic version: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/default.aspx). For the English version: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/Default.aspx)
Most censuses will break down the population by nationality and sex, and are published in PDF format
For the 1981 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/2A.pdf)
For 1991 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/2B.pdf)
For the 2001 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/2C.pdf)
For the 2010 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Census/Population/1.pdf)
The 1981 and 1991 data can be found in the Statistical Abstract 2000, Population section. The 2001 data can be found in the Statistical Abstract 2002, Population section.
http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=119
The full 2010 census data can be found on both the CIO website and its separate website, found here: (http://www.census2010.gov.bh/index.php)

Data of access: July 2014

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