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Bahrain: Non-Bahraini population (aged 15+ years old) by age groups, sex and highest education level (2010)

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Illiterate / Read Only Read & Write Primary Preparatory Secondary Above Secondary / Diploma B.Sc. Or BA High Diploma Masters Doctorate Unknown
males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females
15 – 19 50 106 374 387 1,275 1,154 4,093 3,704 957 873 51 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 – 24 1,184 1,652 15,748 7,986 4,651 1,757 4,564 1,754 8,683 4,133 1,630 980 1,229 894 353 196 66 42 0 0 2 22
25 – 29 5,266 2,629 15,369 12,124 29,983 57 15,574 6,553 20,817 3,796 6,593 2,988 7,084 2,876 1,127 793 323 91 22 8 0 0
30 – 34 4,233 2,331 21,995 10,266 19,117 3,468 15,248 3,822 15,206 4,046 5,021 1,958 6,003 2,218 2,521 705 722 244 206 44 0 0
35 – 39 2,457 1,332 26,282 8,123 6,836 1,765 8,934 2,216 7,175 2,219 18,542 6,615 2,484 990 847 338 381 159 93 35 3 16
40 – 44 2,222 1,187 24,441 7,549 6,864 1,715 8,465 2,285 6,756 2,097 2,587 1,207 2,562 999 812 264 499 167 119 46 2 20
45 – 49 1,387 767 14,947 4,885 4,667 1,160 5,452 1,551 4,947 1,521 2,060 994 1,917 786 567 234 392 112 127 31 1 5
50 – 54 924 416 10,102 2,508 3,593 697 3,965 839 3,637 901 1,604 687 1,551 520 432 126 340 83 116 41 3 2
55 – 59 426 199 4,218 1,063 1,580 277 1,743 370 1,720 435 1,016 369 1,146 330 318 74 268 65 104 28 1 1
60 – 64 124 101 996 411 348 107 345 118 444 190 383 145 523 89 159 22 147 32 59 17 1 1
65 Years & Above 235 232 383 372 82 115 98 103 148 118 171 71 240 46 70 9 79 7 69 7 0 2
Total 18,508 10,952 134,855 55,674 78,996 12,272 68,481 23,315 70,490 20,329 39,658 16,046 24,739 9,748 7,206 2,761 3,217 1,002 915 257 13 69

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO)

ANNEXED NOTES

1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Reference period for Census 2010 is April 27th, 2010 .
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
Population of reference: all Bahrainis present within Bahrain’s borders during time of reference, be they permanent or temporary residents.
Nationality is the person’s passport 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.
Illiterate refers to a person who cannot read or write a brief, simple sentence about his/her daily life in any language.
Read Only refers to a person who can read only but cannot write, such as those persons who have learned to read the Quran.
Read and Write refers to a person who is 10 years or older and passed one of the classes within primary education, but has not obtained any certificate of any formal education. This is a person who has can write and read simple sentences about his/her daily life in any language. This includes a blind person who can read and write using Braille.
Primary education accepts children who are six years old and above, and comprises of six grades (1-6 grade). It also includes adults who are enrolled in literacy classes.
Preparatory education accepts students who have completed and passed primary education, and comprises of three grades (7-9 grades). It also includes adults who are enrolled in advanced fellow-up education.
Secondary education accepts students who have completed and passed primary education, and comprises of three grades (10-12 grades). It also includes adults who are enrolled in advanced strengthening classes.
Above Secondary/Diploma education accepts students who have completed and passed secondary education, and comprises of one or two additional years. The student obtains a post-Secondary diploma that is officially certified.
B.Sc. or B.A. education accepts students who have completed and passed secondary or above secondary/diploma education.
High Diploma education accepts students who have completed and passed Bachelor’s degree, and could be one or two years. The student obtains an officially certified diploma.
Master’s education accepts students who have completed a Bachelor’s or high diploma degrees, and could comprise of one or more years. The student obtains upon graduation a Master’s degree.
Doctorate education accepts students who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with experience, or Master’s degree or High Diploma, and comprises of two or more years. The student obtains a doctorate upon completion.
Not Stated or Unknown refers to a case where the interviewer does not know or is not certain of the highest level of education of the interviewee.

2. Institution which provides data
Central Informatics Organization, known prior to 2001 as the “Central Statistics Organisation” under the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs

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)
Census 2010 data can be found in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_eng/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=256)
This Census 2010 data for non-Bahraini males can be found in a table in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Census/Education/2_6_8.pdf)
This Census 2010 data for non-Bahraini females can be found in a table in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Census/Education/2_6_9.pdf)
The definitions for the 2010′ census can be found in Arabic: (http://www.census2010.gov.bh/results.php)

Data of access: June 2014

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