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Kuwait People 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/kuwait/kuwait_people.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
2,505,559
note: includes 1,291,354 non-nationals (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 26.7% (male 340,814/female 328,663)
15-64 years: 70.5% (male 1,128,231/female 636,967)
65 years and over: 2.8% (male 44,542/female 26,342) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 26 years
male: 27.9 years
female: 22.4 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
3.561%
note: this rate reflects a return to pre-Gulf crisis immigration of expatriates (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
21.95 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
2.39 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
16.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.037 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.771 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.691 male(s)/female
total population: 1.526 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 9.47 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.48 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 8.42 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 77.36 years
male: 76.25 years
female: 78.52 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
2.86 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.12% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Nationality:
noun: Kuwaiti(s)
adjective: Kuwaiti

Ethnic groups:
Kuwaiti 45%, other Arab 35%, South Asian 9%, Iranian 4%, other 7%

Religions:
Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), other (includes Christian, Hindu, Parsi) 15%

Languages:
Arabic (official), English widely spoken

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.3%
male: 94.4%
female: 91% (2005 census)


NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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