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    Kuwait People - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/kuwait/kuwait_people.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      2,257,549
      note: includes 1,291,354 non-nationals (July 2004 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 27.5% (male 316,237; female 304,671)
      15-64 years: 69.8% (male 1,007,298; female 569,128)
      65 years and over: 2.7% (male 38,408; female 21,807) (2004 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 25.9 years
      male: 28.2 years
      female: 22 years (2004 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      3.36%
      note: this rate reflects a return to pre-Gulf crisis immigration of expatriates (2004 est.)

      Birth rate:
      21.85 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Death rate:
      2.44 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      14.18 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 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: 1.76 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.52 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 10.26 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 11.27 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 9.22 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 76.84 years
      male: 75.86 years
      female: 77.86 years (2004 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      3.03 children born/woman (2004 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%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%

      Languages:
      Arabic (official), English widely spoken

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 83.5%
      male: 85.1%
      female: 81.7% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait People 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait People 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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