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Source Information


Last updated on IDB: December 2010
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 1981 census 1981 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility and mortality, smoothed, and moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2007 official estimate 2007 Official population estimates by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2008 vital registration 2008 Registered births by age of mother. 3
Mortality 2008 vital registration 2008 Total registered deaths by sex. 3
Migration 2007 official estimate 2007 Based on the difference between estimated annual population change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2

Ref. No. Citations
1 Bahrain Directorate of Statistics. 1983. Bahrain Census of Population and Housing-1981 Trends and Prospects. Manama.
2 Central Informatics Organization. 2007. Estimated Population of the Kingdom of Bahrain by Age Group, Nationality & Sex -- 2001-2007. Kingdom of Bahrain.
3 Ministry of Health. 2008. Health Statistics. Bahrain Ministry of Health -- Health Information Directorate.

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