Kuwait’s population saw an estimated drop of 56,300 non-Kuwaiti residents in the H1 2021, according to a recent report.
15 September 2021, 12:00 AM
30 September 2021, 12:00 AM
Kuwait’s total population has reached approximately 4.628 million by the end of June 2021, according to the latest demographics and labor force statistics issued by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI). Also, Kuwait’s population saw an estimated drop of 56,300 non-Kuwaiti residents in the first half of 2021.
This means that the population decreased semi-annually by 0.9 percent (1.8 percent on annual basis), Al-Shall report reads.
The total population decreased by 2.2 percent in 2020 versus growth rates of 3.3 percent, 2.7 percent, and 2.0 percent in the years 2019, 2018 and 2017 respectively. The absolute semi-annual increase in population reached about 43,000 compared to an annual decline of 105,700 for the year 2020, the report adds.
Kuwaiti females, (751,600), outnumber males (721,700). The number of non-Kuwaitis declined slightly by 56,300, a 1.8 percent declined rate, bringing their total to 3.154 million with an annual compound growth rate of 2.5 percent over the years 2010 – June 2021.