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    Kuwait People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 1,834,269 (July 1997 est.)
      note: includes 1,381,063 non-nationals (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 33% (male 333,251; female 272,206)
      15-64 years : 65% (male 772,612; female 421,205)
      65 years and over: 2% (male 21,028; female 13,967) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 4.34% (1997 est.)
      note : this rate reflects the continued post-Gulf crisis return of expatriates

      Birth rate 21.54 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 2.28 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 24.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.22 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.83 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.51 male(s)/female
      total population : 1.59 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 11.2 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 76.44 years
      male: 74.43 years
      female: 78.56 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 3.54 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Kuwaiti(s)
      adjective: Kuwaiti

      Ethnic groups 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
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 78.6%
      male : 82.2%
      female: 74.9% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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