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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 1985 census 1985 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with estimated fertility, 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 2005 census 2005 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2008 vital registration 2008 Registered births by sex and age of mother. 3
Mortality 2008 vital registration 2008 Total and infant registered deaths by sex. 3
Migration 1995-2005 census 1995-2005 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2

Ref. No. Citations
1 Central Statistical Office. 1986. General census of population, housing & establishments, 1985. Kuwait: Ministry of Planning.
2 Central Statistical Office. 2009. [Results of the 2005 Census]. Kuwait.
3 Central Statistical Office. 2009. Annual Statistical Abstract, 2008. Kuwait.

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