Kuwait population 4,246,863 (live)

The population of Kuwait is expected to grow by 60,000 in 2018 and reach 4,249,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 20,000 people yearly. On average there are 65,259 births and 12,227 deaths in Kuwait per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.26 percent per year. The population density of Kuwait has changed from 77.0 in 1980 to 227.4 in 2016.

Current population 4,246,863 people at present (Sunday 16th of December 2018)
Median Age 32.3 years
Life expectancy 75.1 years
Population density 235.5 per km2
Population of Kuwait from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 4,197,000 60,000 (1.4%) 20,000 32.3 1.96 236 4,130,000 (98.4%)
2017 4,137,000 84,416 (2.0%) 20,000 32.1 1.97 232 4,069,000 (98.4%)
2016 4,052,584 116,790 (2.9%) 20,000 31.9 1.98 227 3,986,041 (98.4%)
2015 3,935,794 153,344 (3.9%) 20,000 31.8 1.99 221 3,870,539 (98.3%)
2010 2,998,083 179,144 (6.0%) 134,000 29.0 2.22 168 2,946,006 (98.3%)
2005 2,276,623 68,684 (3.0%) 95,900 28.0 2.50 128 2,235,348 (98.2%)
2000 2,050,741 93,675 (4.6%) 5,300 27.3 2.85 115 2,012,044 (98.1%)
1995 1,610,651 21,089 (1.3%) 48,400 26.0 2.72 90 1,579,131 (98.0%)
1990 2,099,615 2,683 (0.1%) -131,000 24.3 2.97 118 2,057,077 (98.0%)
1985 1,738,994 83,161 (4.8%) 23,954 23.4 4.36 98 1,702,527 (97.9%)
1980 1,372,318 72,635 (5.3%) 23,068 22.6 5.32 77 1,300,697 (94.8%)
1975 1,024,940 60,106 (5.9%) 28,220 21.1 6.18 58 916,132 (89.4%)
1970 746,767 55,638 (7.5%) 19,167 21.3 7.17 42 639,688 (85.7%)
1965 473,554 48,319 (10.2%) 29,320 22.1 7.41 27 375,400 (79.3%)
1960 269,618 31,718 (10.5%) 27,400 23.7 7.24 15 201,925 (74.9%)

In 2017 the population of Kuwait was 4,137,000 and the average age increased from 23.7 in 1960 to 32.1. Urban population has increased from 2,012,044 (98.1%) in 2000 to 4,130,000 (98.4%) in the current year. The population density of Kuwait has changed from 77.0 in 1980 to 227.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 4,303,000 54,000 (1.3%) 14,000 32.6 1.94 242 4,235,000 (98.4%)
2025 4,603,000 58,000 (1.3%) 14,000 33.8 1.89 258 4,534,000 (98.5%)
2030 4,874,000 52,000 (1.1%) 12,000 35.3 1.87 274 4,804,000 (98.6%)
2035 5,111,000 45,000 (0.9%) 12,000 36.6 1.84 287 5,042,000 (98.6%)
2040 5,324,000 40,000 (0.8%) 11,000 37.8 1.83 299 5,255,000 (98.7%)
2045 5,504,000 32,000 (0.6%) 9,000 38.6 1.82 309 5,437,000 (98.8%)
2050 5,644,000 25,000 (0.4%) 9,000 39.2 1.82 317 5,578,000 (98.8%)

Total Kuwait population should reach 4,303,000 by 2020 and should increase to 5,644,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 78.9 (77.6 years for male and 80.3 years for females). Population density will go up to 316.7 people per square kilometer.

Kuwait demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.45% (84,416 residents, including 11,179 deaths). The demographics of Kuwait constitutes of 1,787,000 women and 2,410,000 men, which means there are 1,349 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 26.9% of population (1,129,413) is 19 or younger, 70.6% of population (2,963,082) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.5% of population (106,184) is over 65.

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