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Non-Bahraini population by nationality group, sex and reason of presence in Bahrain (2001)

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Work     With Family     Study / Training     Medical Treatment     Marriage     Tourism     Business Mission     Others     Total    
Nationality Group males females total males females total males females total males females total males females total males females total males females total males females total males females total
GCC 1,074 144 1,218 911 1,269 2,180 330 148 478 4 3 7 115 605 720 160 74 234 21 14 35 1,024 930 1,954 3,639 3,187 6,826
Other Arabs 7,437 943 8,380 2,954 5,063 8,017 114 68 182 5 5 10 38 1,160 1,198 20 18 38 6 4 10 1,124 1,091 2,215 11,698 8,352 20,050
Asia 132,049 28,066 160,115 10,307 22,355 32,662 170 142 312 21 11 32 51 1,695 1,746 48 91 139 287 19 306 5,410 4,904 10,314 148,343 57,283 205,626
Africa 249 2,325 2,574 74 201 275 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 29 29 2 2 4 0 2 2 16 21 37 342 2,582 2,924
European 2,001 960 2,961 665 1,606 2,271 10 20 30 1 1 2 6 228 234 8 8 16 2 6 8 140 126 266 2,833 2,955 5,788
North American 1,533 579 2,112 303 591 894 39 30 69 0 0 0 4 26 30 3 2 5 5 0 5 37 43 80 1,924 1,271 3,195
South American 28 13 41 4 14 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 4 35 35 70
Oceanian 131 97 228 72 130 202 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 11 10 21 215 246 461
Total 144,502 33,127 177,629 15,290 31,229 46,519 664 409 1,073 32 21 53 214 3,757 3,971 242 196 438 321 45 366 7,764 7,127 14,891 169,029 75,911 244,940

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions
The table provides census totals of Bahrain’s non-national resident population based on their reason of residence in Bahrain
Reference 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
Population of reference: all Bahrainis present within Bahrain’s borders during time of reference, be they permanent or temporary residents.

2. Institution which provides data
Central Informatics Organization, known prior to 2001 as the “Central Statistics Organisation” under the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs
Some of the calculated totals differ from the figures report by the CIO. Total male and female figures are assumed as correct and totals are calculated accordingly.

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)
This 2001 census data is available in tables in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/31B.pdf)

Data of access: June 2014

 

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