Kuwait population 4,395,260 (live)

The population of Kuwait is expected to grow by 58,000 in 2021 and reach 4,422,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 14,000 people yearly. The population density of Kuwait has changed from 77.0 in 1980 to 238.4 in 2019.

Current population 4,395,260 people at present (Saturday 24th of July 2021)
Median Age 32.8 years
Population density 244.8 per km2
Population of Kuwait from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 4,361,000 58,000 (1.3%) 14,000 32.8 245 4,293,000 (98.4%)
2020 4,303,000 54,000 (1.3%) 14,000 32.6 1.94 242 4,235,000 (98.4%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 20,000 32.4 1.95 238 4,181,000 (98.4%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 20,000 32.3 1.96 236 4,130,000 (98.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 20,000 32.1 1.97 232 4,069,000 (98.4%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2020 the population of Kuwait was 4,303,000 and the average age increased from 23.7 in 1960 to 32.6. Urban population has increased from 2,012,044 (98.1%) in 2000 to 4,293,000 (98.4%) in the current year. The population density of Kuwait has changed from 77.0 in 1980 to 238.4 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2020

The population growth rate is 1.35% (54,000 residents, including 12,707 deaths). The demographics of Kuwait constitutes of 1,862,000 women and 2,500,000 men, which means there are 1,343 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 27.0% of population (1,176,598) is 19 or younger, 69.7% of population (3,039,617) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.3% of population (143,913) is over 65.

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