Bahrain population 1,635,082 (live)

The population of Bahrain is expected to grow by 74,000 in 2018 and reach 1,638,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 47,000 people yearly. On average there are 22,033 births and 3,768 deaths in Bahrain per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.17 percent per year. The population density of Bahrain has changed from 521.6 in 1980 to 1,848.5 in 2016.

Current population 1,635,082 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 31.4 years
Life expectancy 77.3 years
Population density 2,061.8 per km2
Population of Bahrain from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 1,567,000 74,000 (4.7%) 47,000 31.4 1.99 2,062 1,394,000 (89.0%)
2017 1,493,000 67,829 (4.5%) 47,000 31.2 2.01 1,964 1,327,000 (88.9%)
2016 1,425,171 53,316 (3.7%) 47,000 30.9 2.03 1,848 1,266,051 (88.8%)
2015 1,371,855 35,458 (2.6%) 47,000 30.8 2.06 1,779 1,217,864 (88.8%)
2010 1,240,862 55,833 (4.5%) 8,400 30.1 2.16 1,628 1,098,597 (88.5%)
2005 889,168 59,320 (6.7%) 54,400 27.9 2.44 1,202 786,025 (88.4%)
2000 664,614 28,069 (4.2%) 31,100 26.8 2.80 936 587,333 (88.4%)
1995 563,699 14,111 (2.5%) 7,836 26.5 3.15 794 498,242 (88.4%)
1990 495,931 14,841 (3.0%) 1,096 25.3 3.73 719 437,114 (88.1%)
1985 419,430 12,203 (2.9%) 2,580 25.2 4.36 608 365,554 (87.2%)
1980 359,888 17,090 (4.8%) 647 23.9 4.92 522 309,867 (86.1%)
1975 266,543 14,632 (5.5%) 9,792 22.9 5.56 386 226,495 (85.0%)
1970 212,605 6,562 (3.1%) 3,825 22.3 6.50 308 178,110 (83.8%)
1965 187,431 4,544 (2.4%) -1,607 20.9 7.16 272 154,631 (82.5%)
1960 162,427 5,467 (3.3%) -839 23.3 7.09 214 133,710 (82.3%)

In 2017 the population of Bahrain was 1,493,000 and the average age increased from 23.3 in 1960 to 31.2. Urban population has increased from 587,333 (88.4%) in 2000 to 1,394,000 (89.0%) in the current year. The population density of Bahrain has changed from 521.6 in 1980 to 1,848.5 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,698,000 60,000 (3.5%) 15,000 32.0 1.94 2,234 1,513,000 (89.1%)
2025 1,862,000 27,000 (1.5%) 13,000 33.4 1.84 2,451 1,668,000 (89.5%)
2030 2,013,000 28,000 (1.4%) 6,000 34.6 1.77 2,649 1,812,000 (90.0%)
2035 2,122,000 19,000 (0.9%) 4,000 36.1 1.71 2,792 1,920,000 (90.5%)
2040 2,205,000 15,000 (0.7%) 4,000 37.3 1.68 2,902 2,005,000 (90.9%)
2045 2,272,000 12,000 (0.5%) 4,000 38.4 1.66 2,990 2,076,000 (91.4%)
2050 2,327,000 10,000 (0.4%) 4,000 40.0 1.66 3,062 2,136,000 (91.8%)

Total Bahrain population should reach 1,698,000 by 2020 and should increase to 2,327,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 81.6 (80.7 years for male and 82.4 years for females). Population density will go up to 3,062.0 people per square kilometer.

Bahrain demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 4.96% (67,829 residents, including 3,373 deaths). The demographics of Bahrain constitutes of 574,000 women and 993,000 men, which means there are 1,730 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 24.3% of population (380,938) is 19 or younger, 73.3% of population (1,147,984) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.4% of population (38,235) is over 65.

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