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Kuwait People

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Population: 2,041,961

note:  includes 1,159,913 non-nationals (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  28.76% (male 299,080; female 288,125)

15-64 years:  68.82% (male 897,839; female 507,527)

65 years and over:  2.42% (male 31,843; female 17,547) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: 3.38% (2001 est.)

note:  this rate reflects a return to pre-Gulf crisis immigration of expatriates
Birth rate: 21.91 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 2.45 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: 14.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.04 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.04 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.77 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  1.81 male(s)/female

total population:  1.51 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 11.18 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  76.27 years

male:  75.42 years

female:  77.15 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.2 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.12% (1999 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 45%, Shi'a 40%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%
Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  78.6%

male:  82.2%

female:  74.9% (1995 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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