flag Bahrain Bahrain: Statistical Overview

Capital: Manama

Population

Total Population: 1,701,583
Natural Increase: 3.6%
Density: 2,182 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 89.5%
Ethnic Origins: Bahraini Arabs about 46%, central and south-east Asians about 45%, other Arabs about 5% and other populations (including African, European, etc.) about 4%. (Bahrain Open Data Portal)
Official Language: Arabic
Other Languages Spoken: English, Farsi, and Urdu
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Muslim (Shi'a and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, Others 9.8%.
Literacy Rate: 86.5%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Manama

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Baraini Dinar (BHD)

Country Overview

Area: 780 km²
Type of State: Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy.
Type of Economy: High-income economy.
A flourishing economy living on its production of hydrocarbons and its financial sector.
HDI*: 0.824/1
HDI (World Rank): 45/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Bahrain, dial 00
To call Bahrain, dial +973
Internet Suffix: .bh
Computers: 16.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 21.3 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 88.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 97.7% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 8,70010,85014,87113,25612,683
Exports of Goods (million USD) 11,96015,37618,04418,12014,066
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,7427,8008,0778,0839,263
Exports of Services (million USD) 3,17011,35612,24911,77611,468

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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