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    Kuwait People 1995
    https://theodora.com/wfb/1995/kuwait/kuwait_people.html
    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 1,819,322 (July 1994 est.)

      Population growth rate: 5.24% (1994 est.)
      note: this rate reflects the continued post-Gulf crisis return of nationals and expatriates

      Birth rate: 29.43 births/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Death rate: 2.37 deaths/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Net migration rate: 25.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1994 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 12.5 deaths/1,000 live births (1994 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 74.99 years
      male: 72.83 years
      female: 77.25 years (1994 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 4 children born/woman (1994 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Kuwaiti(s)
      adjective: Kuwaiti

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

      Religions: Muslim 85% (Shi'a 30%, Sunni 45%, other 10%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%

      Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken

      Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)
      total population: 73%
      male: 77%
      female: 67%
      Labor force: 566,000 (1986)
      by occupation: services 45.0%, construction 20.0%, trade 12.0%, manufacturing 8.6%, finance and real estate 2.6%, agriculture 1.9%, power and water 1.7%, mining and quarrying 1.4%
      note: 70% of labor force non-Kuwaiti (1986)

      NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait People 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait People 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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