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Bahrain: Population by governorate, nationality and sex (2010)

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Bahraini Non-Bahraini Total
Governorate males females total males females total males females total
Capital 34,147 33,442 67,589 190,884 71,037 261,921 225,031 104,479 329,510
Muharraq 51,706 50,538 102,244 57,148 29,722 86,870 108,854 80,260 189,114
Northern 97,833 96,229 194,062 52,701 30,186 82,887 150,534 126,415 276,949
Central 86,368 85,205 171,573 118,717 36,015 154,732 205,085 121,220 326,305
Southern 17,185 15,746 32,931 52,323 16,202 68,525 69,508 31,948 101,456
Not Stated 0 0 0 9,402 1,835 11,237 9,402 1,835 11,237
Total 287,239 281,160 568,399 481,175 184,997 666,172 768,414 466,157 1,234,571

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The table provides data of Bahrain’s resident population based on the census of 2010, based on their place of residence by governorate, nationality and sex for the census year of 2010
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: Bahrainis present within Bahrain’s borders during time of reference
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).
A Governorate refers to an administrative, regiona, non-central unit, with a separate legal entity and budgetary provisions. Bahrain has been divided into governorates based on Decree (16) of 1996. Each governorate is headed by a governor that manages it, assisted by an assistant governor, an administrative body and a select number of individuals with a council.

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)
Data for this census 2010 information can be found in a table in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Census/Population/2.pdf)
Data for this census 2010 information can also be found in the report titled “Census Summary Result 2010: Population, Housing, Buildings, Establishment and Agricultural Census released by the CIO”
General tables for the 2010 census data can be found in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=256)
Information on the Bahraini governorates can be access through the Survey Land and Registration Bureau (SLRB): (http://www.slrb.gov.bh/Commerce/Products/152-area-of-kingdom-of-bahrain-by-governorates.aspx)
The map and list of towns and villages that fall under the Muharraq Governorate: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/English/Publications/Maps/Maps%20by%20Governorate/3_2008_Muharraq.pdf)
The map and list of towns and villages that fall under the Capital Governorate: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/English/Publications/Maps/Maps%20by%20Governorate/1_2008_Capital.pdf)
The map and list of towns and villages that fall under the Northern Governorate: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/English/Publications/Maps/Maps%20by%20Governorate/4_2008_North.pdf)
The map and list of towns and villages that fall under the Central Governorate: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/English/Publications/Maps/Maps%20by%20Governorate/2_2008_Central.pdf)
The map and list of towns and villages that fall under the Southern Governorate: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/English/Publications/Maps/Maps%20by%20Governorate/5_2008_South.pdf)
The maps are part of a list of publications released by the CIO on their website: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=89)
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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