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Population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/non-Bahraini), sex, age group and marital status (2001)

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  Bahrainis Non Bahrainis
  Never Married Married Divorced Widowed Total Never Married Married Divorced Widowed Total
15 – 19 males 22,669 57 3 0 22,729 3,576 26 1 0 3,603
females 20,762 728 19 2 21,511 2,864 287 1 0 3,152
total 43,431 785 22 2 44,240 6,440 313 2 0 6,755
20 – 24 males 17,604 2,012 63 2 19,681 10,218 2,254 8 2 12,482
females 12,318 6,125 220 14 18,677 4,935 2,847 38 15 7,835
total 29,922 8,137 283 16 38,358 15,153 5,101 46 17 20,317
25 – 29 males 8,245 6,836 216 6 15,303 18,383 9,126 12 5 27,526
females 4,644 9,919 366 28 14,957 4,977 6,456 99 57 11,589
total 12,889 16,755 582 34 30,260 23,360 15,582 111 62 39,115
30 – 34 males 3,314 10,344 274 10 13,942 13,774 16,999 45 5 30,823
females 2,875 11,278 412 70 14,635 4,261 8,350 145 133 12,889
total 6,189 21,622 686 80 28,577 18,035 25,349 190 138 43,712
35 – 39 males 1,729 12,018 283 9 14,039 6,718 19,112 38 14 25,882
females 2,070 12,482 556 190 15,298 2,345 7,573 140 138 10,196
total 3,799 24,500 839 199 29,337 9,063 26,685 178 152 36,078
40 – 44 males 960 10,626 219 11 11,816 3,746 19,805 49 19 23,619
females 1,182 10,781 566 407 12,936 1,084 5,532 129 142 6,887
total 2,142 21,407 785 418 24,752 4,830 25,337 178 161 30,506
45 – 49 males 531 8,736 200 22 9,489 1,551 13,920 36 15 15,522
females 684 7,281 418 510 8,893 437 3,229 77 130 3,873
total 1,215 16,017 618 532 18,382 1,988 17,149 113 145 19,395
50 + males 782 20,006 611 573 21,972 862 11,467 73 83 12,485
females 471 13,311 1,008 6,793 21,583 241 2,670 67 433 3,411
total 1,253 33,317 1,619 7,366 43,555 1,103 14,137 140 516 15,896
  males 55,834 70,635 1,869 633 128,971 58,828 92,709 262 143 151,942
Total females 45,006 71,905 3,565 8,014 128,490 21,144 36,944 696 1,048 59,832
  total 100,840 142,540 5,434 8,647 257,461 79,972 129,653 958 1,191 211,774

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

Reference period for Census 2001 is April 7th 2001.
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).
Marital Status refers to the personal status with regard to marriage/divorce laws and customs.
Never married refers to to a person who has never been in marital life before or a person who has a civil contract but is not living with a partner.
Married refers to a person who is legally married with respect to marriage laws and customs.
Divorced refers to an ever married person but not currently married, whose marriage was dissolved by divorce.
Widowed refers to an ever married person but not currently married, whose marriage has been dissolved by the death of the spouse.

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 2001 census data: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/17B.pdf)

Data of access: June 2014

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