Population by nationality group in dates of census (1991; 2001; 2010)
Source: Central Informatics Organization (CIO) – Bahrain
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
The table provides data for Bahrain’s resident population by nationality group for the census years of 1991, 2001 and 2010
Reference Period: 1991: unknown; 2001 census was conducted on April 7th 2001, 2010′ census was conducted on 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 individuals (nationals and non-nationals) present within the State’s borders during time of reference.
Nationality of the person is defined by the passport used to enter the country. A Non-Bahrainis is considered as such depending on the passport used to enter the country (or obtain the visa)
It has to be noticed that there is a discrepancy of 2288 persons between the figure for the total Bahraini population in 2010 presented in this table and the one presented in tables aggregated by nationality.
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
The census figures and results are all available on the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) website. For 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 1991 and 2001 can be found in a table in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2008/Ch2/29.pdf)
Data for 2010 can be found in a table in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Census/Population/4.pdf)
General tables for the 2010 census can be found in tables in PDF format: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=256)
Data of access: June 2014