Kuwait Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Kuwait is 4,207,083 and the population growth amounts 1.66% (2016). The male and female population are 2,563,059 (60.92%) and 1,644,024 (39.08%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 3.91% (positive growth).

The below table shows the Kuwait population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2016 4,207,083 1.66% 2,563,059
60.92%
1,644,024
39.08%
2015 4,137,312 1.96% 2,501,081
60.45%
1,636,231
39.55%
2014 4,056,099 2.45% 2,428,713
59.88%
1,627,386
40.12%
2013 3,956,875 3.07% 2,346,669
59.31%
1,610,206
40.69%
2012 3,835,591 3.77% 2,255,991
58.82%
1,579,600
41.18%
2011 3,690,941 4.46% 2,156,739
58.43%
1,534,202
41.57%
2010 3,526,376 5.03% 2,050,219
58.14%
1,476,157
41.86%
2009 3,348,853 5.40% 1,940,368
57.94%
1,408,485
42.06%
2008 3,168,060 5.56% 1,832,250
57.84%
1,335,810
42.16%
2007 2,991,884 5.71% 1,729,872
57.82%
1,262,012
42.18%
2006 2,821,045 5.85% 1,634,051
57.92%
1,186,994
42.08%
2005 2,656,009 5.72% 1,544,904
58.17%
1,111,105
41.83%
2004 2,504,019 5.21% 1,464,798
58.50%
1,039,221
41.50%
2003 2,373,672 4.36% 1,396,233
58.82%
977,439
41.18%
2002 2,270,198 3.07% 1,340,476
59.05%
929,722
40.95%
2001 2,200,492 1.77% 1,300,685
59.11%
899,807
40.89%
2000 2,161,626 1.14% 1,275,633
59.01%
885,993
40.99%
1999 2,136,997 1.58% 1,256,847
58.81%
880,150
41.19%
1998 2,103,282 2.77% 1,232,607
58.60%
870,675
41.40%
1997 2,045,123 4.57% 1,195,302
58.45%
849,821
41.55%
1996 1,951,636 6.18% 1,139,023
58.36%
812,613
41.64%
1995 1,831,119 6.60% 1,068,093
58.33%
763,026
41.67%
1994 1,710,256 4.88% 997,282
58.31%
712,974
41.69%
1993 1,626,857 1.29% 947,490
58.24%
679,367
41.76%
1992 1,605,901 -26.49% 932,506
58.07%
673,395
41.93%
1991 2,031,296 -3.15% 1,157,566
56.99%
873,730
43.01%
1990 2,095,344 0.12% 1,190,594
56.82%
904,750
43.18%
1989 2,092,777 2.77% 1,186,472
56.69%
906,305
43.31%
1988 2,034,857 4.72% 1,151,503
56.59%
883,354
43.41%
1987 1,938,909 5.50% 1,095,739
56.51%
843,170
43.49%
1986 1,832,310 5.30% 1,034,957
56.48%
797,353
43.52%
1985 1,735,274 4.79% 980,730
56.52%
754,544
43.48%
1984 1,652,150 4.55% 935,883
56.65%
716,267
43.35%
1983 1,576,968 4.40% 896,777
56.87%
680,191
43.13%
1982 1,507,645 4.53% 860,991
57.11%
646,654
42.89%
1981 1,439,331 4.91% 824,065
57.25%
615,266
42.75%
1980 1,368,677 5.30% 783,011
57.21%
585,666
42.79%
1979 1,296,081 5.56% 737,417
56.90%
558,664
43.10%
1978 1,224,067 5.76% 689,362
56.32%
534,705
43.68%
1977 1,153,583 5.87% 641,129
55.58%
512,454
44.42%
1976 1,085,861 5.91% 595,888
54.88%
489,973
45.12%
1975 1,021,720 5.87% 555,857
54.40%
465,863
45.60%
1974 961,770 5.84% 521,931
54.27%
439,839
45.73%
1973 905,635 5.93% 493,265
54.47%
412,370
45.53%
1972 851,916 6.25% 468,238
54.96%
383,678
45.04%
1971 798,642 6.79% 444,423
55.65%
354,219
44.35%
1970 744,450 7.45% 420,017
56.42%
324,433
43.58%
1969 688,979 8.14% 394,671
57.28%
294,308
42.72%
1968 632,899 8.81% 368,907
58.29%
263,992
41.71%
1967 577,164 9.36% 342,819
59.40%
234,345
40.60%
1966 523,166 9.77% 316,719
60.54%
206,447
39.46%
1965 472,037 10.20% 290,922
61.63%
181,115
38.37%
1964 423,898 10.65% 265,274
62.58%
158,624
37.42%
1963 378,746 10.93% 239,829
63.32%
138,917
36.68%
1962 337,348 10.90% 215,333
63.83%
122,015
36.17%
1961 300,576 10.50% 192,760
64.13%
107,816
35.87%
1960 269,029 N/A% 172,845
64.25%
96,184
35.75%

Growth rates of Kuwait population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Kuwait population growth rates for 60 years.

Kuwait population and growth rate by ages

The Kuwait population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 907,461, 3,183,345, 116,277 respectively in 2016.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2016 4,207,083 907,461
21.57%
3,183,345
75.67%
116,277
2.76%
2015 4,137,312 891,131
21.54%
3,140,660
75.91%
105,521
2.55%
2014 4,056,099 868,916
21.42%
3,090,548
76.20%
96,635
2.38%
2013 3,956,875 842,701
21.30%
3,025,462
76.46%
88,712
2.24%
2012 3,835,591 813,313
21.20%
2,941,006
76.68%
81,272
2.12%
2011 3,690,941 797,208
21.60%
2,817,692
76.34%
76,041
2.06%
2010 3,526,376 777,760
22.06%
2,677,175
75.92%
71,441
2.03%
2009 3,348,853 754,778
22.54%
2,526,879
75.46%
67,196
2.01%
2008 3,168,060 726,964
22.95%
2,377,827
75.06%
63,269
2.00%
2007 2,991,884 694,627
23.22%
2,237,493
74.79%
59,764
2.00%
2006 2,821,045 668,015
23.68%
2,095,691
74.29%
57,339
2.03%
2005 2,656,009 639,864
24.09%
1,961,012
73.83%
55,133
2.08%
2004 2,504,019 614,410
24.54%
1,836,527
73.34%
53,082
2.12%
2003 2,373,672 597,091
25.15%
1,725,481
72.69%
51,100
2.15%
2002 2,270,198 589,683
25.97%
1,631,382
71.86%
49,133
2.16%
2001 2,200,492 578,374
26.28%
1,577,052
71.67%
45,066
2.05%
2000 2,161,626 579,320
26.80%
1,540,838
71.28%
41,468
1.92%
1999 2,136,997 585,848
27.41%
1,512,914
70.80%
38,235
1.79%
1998 2,103,282 588,259
27.97%
1,479,791
70.36%
35,232
1.68%
1997 2,045,123 580,356
28.38%
1,432,463
70.04%
32,304
1.58%
1996 1,951,636 561,981
28.80%
1,360,267
69.70%
29,388
1.51%
1995 1,831,119 533,742
29.15%
1,270,964
69.41%
26,413
1.44%
1994 1,710,256 505,730
29.57%
1,180,734
69.04%
23,792
1.39%
1993 1,626,857 490,069
30.12%
1,114,630
68.51%
22,158
1.36%
1992 1,605,901 493,368
30.72%
1,090,622
67.91%
21,911
1.36%
1991 2,031,296 684,337
33.69%
1,318,314
64.90%
28,645
1.41%
1990 2,095,344 731,331
34.90%
1,336,116
63.77%
27,897
1.33%
1989 2,092,777 747,327
35.71%
1,317,260
62.94%
28,190
1.35%
1988 2,034,857 741,084
36.42%
1,266,327
62.23%
27,446
1.35%
1987 1,938,909 718,492
37.06%
1,194,427
61.60%
25,990
1.34%
1986 1,832,310 687,142
37.50%
1,120,622
61.16%
24,546
1.34%
1985 1,735,274 652,665
37.61%
1,058,965
61.03%
23,644
1.36%
1984 1,652,150 629,636
38.11%
999,159
60.48%
23,355
1.41%
1983 1,576,968 606,844
38.48%
946,750
60.04%
23,374
1.48%
1982 1,507,645 585,766
38.85%
898,500
59.60%
23,379
1.55%
1981 1,439,331 567,525
39.43%
848,740
58.97%
23,066
1.60%
1980 1,368,677 551,432
40.29%
794,870
58.08%
22,375
1.63%
1979 1,296,081 533,270
41.14%
740,867
57.16%
21,944
1.69%
1978 1,224,067 516,411
42.19%
686,459
56.08%
21,197
1.73%
1977 1,153,583 499,652
43.31%
633,840
54.95%
20,091
1.74%
1976 1,085,861 481,430
44.34%
585,587
53.93%
18,844
1.74%
1975 1,021,720 461,163
45.14%
542,840
53.13%
17,717
1.73%
1974 961,770 434,590
45.19%
510,374
53.07%
16,806
1.75%
1973 905,635 407,446
44.99%
481,971
53.22%
16,218
1.79%
1972 851,916 380,196
44.63%
456,092
53.54%
15,628
1.83%
1971 798,642 353,319
44.24%
430,471
53.90%
14,852
1.86%
1970 744,450 326,742
43.89%
403,829
54.25%
13,879
1.86%
1969 688,979 296,440
43.03%
379,917
55.14%
12,622
1.83%
1968 632,899 266,237
42.07%
355,222
56.13%
11,440
1.81%
1967 577,164 237,072
41.08%
329,828
57.15%
10,264
1.78%
1966 523,166 209,269
40.00%
304,821
58.26%
9,076
1.73%
1965 472,037 182,542
38.67%
281,605
59.66%
7,890
1.67%
1964 423,898 160,772
37.93%
255,897
60.37%
7,229
1.71%
1963 378,746 140,492
37.09%
231,640
61.16%
6,614
1.75%
1962 337,348 122,104
36.20%
209,164
62.00%
6,080
1.80%
1961 300,576 106,173
35.32%
188,746
62.79%
5,657
1.88%
1960 269,029 92,587
34.42%
171,066
63.59%
5,376
2.00%

The below chart and table represents Kuwait population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2016 1.69% 1.83% 1.36% 10.19%
2015 2.00% 2.56% 1.62% 9.20%
2014 2.51% 3.11% 2.15% 8.93%
2013 3.16% 3.61% 2.87% 9.15%
2012 3.92% 2.02% 4.38% 6.88%
2011 4.67% 2.50% 5.25% 6.44%
2010 5.30% 3.04% 5.95% 6.32%
2009 5.71% 3.83% 6.27% 6.21%
2008 5.89% 4.66% 6.27% 5.86%
2007 6.06% 3.98% 6.77% 4.23%
2006 6.21% 4.40% 6.87% 4.00%
2005 6.07% 4.14% 6.78% 3.86%
2004 5.49% 2.90% 6.44% 3.88%
2003 4.56% 1.26% 5.77% 4.00%
2002 3.17% 1.96% 3.45% 9.02%
2001 1.80% -0.16% 2.35% 8.68%
2000 1.15% -1.11% 1.85% 8.46%
1999 1.60% -0.41% 2.24% 8.52%
1998 2.84% 1.36% 3.30% 9.06%
1997 4.79% 3.27% 5.31% 9.92%
1996 6.58% 5.29% 7.03% 11.26%
1995 7.07% 5.54% 7.64% 11.02%
1994 5.13% 3.20% 5.93% 7.37%
1993 1.30% -0.67% 2.20% 1.13%
1992 -20.94% -27.91% -17.27% -23.51%
1991 -3.06% -6.43% -1.33% 2.68%
1990 0.12% -2.14% 1.43% -1.04%
1989 2.85% 0.84% 4.02% 2.71%
1988 4.95% 3.14% 6.02% 5.60%
1987 5.82% 4.56% 6.59% 5.88%
1986 5.59% 5.28% 5.82% 3.81%
1985 5.03% 3.66% 5.99% 1.24%
1984 4.77% 3.76% 5.54% -0.08%
1983 4.60% 3.60% 5.37% -0.02%
1982 4.75% 3.21% 5.86% 1.36%
1981 5.16% 2.92% 6.78% 3.09%
1980 5.60% 3.41% 7.29% 1.96%
1979 5.88% 3.26% 7.93% 3.52%
1978 6.11% 3.35% 8.30% 5.50%
1977 6.24% 3.78% 8.24% 6.62%
1976 6.28% 4.39% 7.87% 6.36%
1975 6.23% 6.11% 6.36% 5.42%
1974 6.20% 6.66% 5.89% 3.63%
1973 6.31% 7.17% 5.67% 3.78%
1972 6.67% 7.61% 5.95% 5.22%
1971 7.28% 8.13% 6.60% 7.01%
1970 8.05% 10.22% 6.29% 9.96%
1969 8.86% 11.34% 6.95% 10.33%
1968 9.66% 12.30% 7.70% 11.46%
1967 10.32% 13.29% 8.20% 13.09%
1966 10.83% 14.64% 8.24% 15.03%
1965 11.36% 13.54% 10.05% 9.14%
1964 11.92% 14.43% 10.47% 9.30%
1963 12.27% 15.06% 10.75% 8.78%
1962 12.23% 15.00% 10.82% 7.48%
1961 11.73% 14.67% 10.34% 5.23%

Data Source

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