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Bahraini population (5+ years old) by current place of residence and residence five years ago (2001)

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Current Place of Residence Place of Residence Five Years Ago Total
  Hidd Muharraq Manama Jidhafs Northern Sitra Centeral Isa Town Riffa Western Eastern Hamad Town Abroad Not Stated  
Hidd 6,027 499 32 4 22 2 5 25 37 29 0 26 101 0 6,809
Muharraq 594 52,729 481 24 42 20 107 205 187 13 1 97 653 0 55,153
Manama 57 359 38,324 197 136 86 168 240 173 39 4 123 476 0 40,382
Jidhafs 34 96 1,022 34,527 1,747 60 188 203 206 57 0 119 179 0 38,438
Northern 10 91 614 570 25,296 75 91 160 112 84 0 125 189 0 27,417
Sitra 5 22 176 34 32 25,470 132 63 95 35 0 34 94 0 26,192
Centeral 21 185 954 258 240 135 26,277 1,904 264 164 3 174 121 0 30,700
Isa Town 27 235 331 85 75 115 190 26,637 329 13 0 95 296 0 28,428
Riffa 132 371 529 79 46 76 246 556 34,319 145 0 269 388 0 37,156
Western 63 6 66 15 139 28 43 37 90 18,229 7 144 76 0 18,943
Eastern 9 10 27 5 9 10 7 45 998 7 89 16 7 0 1,239
Hamad Town 67 411 572 243 295 96 108 537 579 192 10 39,456 260 0 42,826
Abroad 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3,650 0 3,663
Total 7,046 55,023 43,130 36,041 28,079 26,173 27,562 30,612 37,390 19,007 115 40,678 6,490 0 357,346

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Reference period for Census 2001 is April 7th 2001Reference period for Census 2001 is April 7th 2001
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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