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Bahraini population (5+ years old) by current place of residence and residence five years ago (1991)

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Place of Residence Five Years Ago              Total
Current Place of Residence Hidd Muharraq Manama Jidhafs Northern Sitra Central Isa Town Riffa Western Eastern Hamad Town Abroad Not Stated  
Hidd 4,700 351 29 0 4 0 5 22 26 17 2 14 117 1 5,288
Muharraq 454 42,857 592 41 26 13 34 162 122 26 3 87 444 23 44,884
Manama 89 600 39,472 292 161 97 107 320 273 18 1 98 416 55 41,999
Jidhafs 37 78 874 30,808 205 62 43 122 67 36 4 29 108 2 32,475
Northern 24 98 451 306 19,060 23 20 129 31 11 0 33 142 3 20,331
Sitra 5 37 292 29 8 21,411 39 59 49 19 0 34 78 7 22,067
Central 12 155 1,121 257 88 72 17,970 766 100 56 0 54 89 2 20,742
Isa Town 43 352 709 126 115 91 131 24,050 240 42 0 98 366 3 26,366
Riffa 137 668 1,398 91 65 50 137 772 19,807 180 1 103 262 31 23,702
Western 35 4 53 26 13 21 3 6 15 15,119 1 6 19 11 15,332
Eastern 15 50 70 20 38 30 14 56 730 15 14 4 1 205 1,262
Hamad Town 190 1,438 2,908 1,327 504 489 479 2,263 1,761 708 5 8,704 321 5 21,102
Total 5,741 46,688 47,969 33,323 20,287 22,359 18,982 28,727 23,221 16,247 31 9,264 2,363 348 275,550

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Reference period for Census 1991 is unknown.Reference period for Census 1991 is unknown.
Implementation method: the Censuses are carried out according to de jure methodology, i.e. counting persons using their usual place of residence irrespective of where are they at census times Implementation method: the Censuses are carried out according t
Population of reference: Bahrainis present within Bahrain’s borders during time of referencePopulation of reference: Bahrainis present within Bahrain’s borders during time of reference
*The place of residence in this table is more clearly explained in the 2001′ census summary report, which has the same categories defined for the 1991′ census:
1) Hidd covers only Hidd town
2) Muharraq covers Muharraq town, Busaiteen, Al-Dair, Samaheej, Arad, Halat Al-Slateh, Halat Al-Naeim and Qalali.
3) Manama covers Manama town, Al-Burhama, Salihiya, Zinj, Bilad Al-Qadeem, Khamis, Abu-Bahm, South Sehla, Nabi Saleh.
4) Jidhafs covers Jidhafs town, Sanabis, Tashan, Al-Musalla, Al-Daih, Karbabad, Jeblat Hibashi, Al-Qalah, North Sehla, Hillat Abdul Saleh, Al-Qadam, Al-Maqsha, Karranah, Bu Quwah, Al-Hajar, Abu Saiba, Shakhura
5) Northern region covers Jannusan, Muqabah, Jid Al-Haj, Sar, Barbar, Al-Markh, Al-Diraz, Bani Jamrah, Al-Qurayya, Budaiya, Janabiya, other northern islands
6) Sitra covers the Industrial area, Mahazza, Al-Qarya , Murqoban, Kharjiya, Abu Al-Aish, Wadyan, Sufala, Al-Hamriya, Um Al-Baidh, East Eker, West Eker, Ma’ameer, Nuwaidrat
7) Central region covers Tubli, Salmabad, Jid Ali, Jerdab, A’Ali, Al-Nasfa, Sanad, Buri
8) Isa Town covers only Isa Town
9) Riffa covers East Riffa, West Riffa, Safreh, Awali, Al-Riffah, Al-Sakhir, Al-Rumaythah
10) Western covers Al-Jasrah, Al-Hamalah, Damistan, Karzak-kan, Malkiya, Sadad, Shahrakkan, Dar Kulaib, Zallaq, Jazaer
11) Southern region covers Askar, Ras Zuwayed, Muzarra, Ras Abu Jurjur, Hafirah, Jau, Al-Dur, Um al-Summan, Hawar Islands
12) Hamad Town covers only Hamad town

2. Institution which provides data
Central Informatics Organization, known prior to 2001 as the “Central Statistics Organisation” under the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs
Survey and Land Registration Bureau (SLRB)

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)
Tables for 1991 and 2001 Censuses, and some prior censuses are available in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_eng/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=416)
Data for 1991 and 2001 Censuses for Bahrainis and place of residences are available in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/25.pdf)

Data of access: June 2014

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