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Population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/ non-Bahraini), sex, education level and marital status (1991)

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Bahrainis                   non-Bahrainis                  
Never Married   Married   Divorced   Widowed   Total   Never Married   Married   Divorced   Widowed   Total  
males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females males females
Illiterate / Read Only 1,082 1,431 10,785 18,597 246 752 594 6,658 12,707 27,438 3,374 798 8,017 2,510 44 69 56 289 11,491 3,666
Read & Write 2,651 1,672 7,843 7,304 181 334 140 665 10,815 9,975 9,219 2,943 18,393 4,148 29 133 36 271 27,677 7,495
Primary 7,070 4,611 7,747 5,497 139 243 47 196 15,003 10,547 6,775 1,467 13,166 2,101 13 48 14 103 19,968 3,719
Preparatory 12,355 10,229 6,205 4,986 112 197 25 103 18,697 15,515 5,497 1,835 8,620 2,511 18 59 13 79 14,148 4,484
Above Preparatory 1,101 487 868 842 23 28 4 13 1,996 1,370 1,787 464 2,984 871 3 11 3 13 4,777 1,359
Secondary 14,197 10,285 11,748 11,634 139 306 40 105 26,124 22,330 7,432 2,871 13,723 5,818 31 106 21 128 21,207 8,923
Above Secondary / Diploma 1,045 1,043 2,556 2,154 22 60 4 18 3,627 3,275 1,249 1,031 3,574 2,681 26 29 7 22 4,856 3,763
B.Sc./ B.A. 1,376 1,242 3,249 2,426 38 48 6 19 4,669 3,735 1,516 994 6,453 3,793 29 37 22 28 8,020 4,852
High Diploma 195 206 945 574 8 15 0 7 1,148 802 247 161 1,460 591 14 7 4 6 1,725 765
Master’s Degree 128 65 509 117 3 5 1 2 641 189 170 40 1,030 451 11 5 4 3 1,215 499
Doctorate Degree 28 16 191 35 5 3 0 1 224 55 12 6 335 73 5 1 1 2 353 82
Not Stated 24 32 76 108 3 11 12 72 115 223 227 177 346 153 1 5 3 9 577 344
Total 41,252 31,319 52,722 54,274 919 2,002 873 7,859 95,766 95,454 37,505 12,787 78,101 25,701 224 510 184 953 116,014 39,951

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The table provides data for population present in Bahrain at date of 1991′ census, by nationality (Bahraini and non-Bahraini), sex, marital status and highest educational level.
Reference period for Census 1991: unknown
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 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).
Primary education comprises a total of six grades (1-6) and is generally the beginning of systematic apprenticeship of reading, writing mathematics and other subjects
Preparatory education comprises a total of three grades (7-9)
Secondary education comprises of the last three grades of the schooling system (10-12) prior to graduation

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)
For the 1991 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/19A.pdf)

Data of access: June 2014

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