Human Development Data for the Arab States

Population, female (thousands)

De facto female population in a country, area or region as of 1 July.

Source: UNDESA (2011)


Country/Region 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Algeria 9371.4 12557 15131 16292.1 16540.8 16795.1 17053 17311.4 17567.9 17821.5
Bahrain 148.7 208.3 272 309.7 336.5 371 409 444.8 474 495.2
Comoros 164.6 218.7 280.3 319.8 328.4 337.3 346.3 355.5 364.8 374.2
Djibouti 171 281.9 366.3 404.3 411.9 419.7 427.7 435.9 444.2 452.5
Egypt 22429.1 28276.3 33613.6 36898.6 37587.6 38281.6 38979.8 39682 40387.5 41095
Iraq 6735.8 8753.6 11935.8 13638.9 14026.4 14435.6 14866.1 15316.3 15784.7 16272.1
Jordan 1098.3 1623.8 2317 2579.3 2656.8 2744 2835.7 2924.4 3005 3075.5
Kuwait 588.2 976.5 795.7 905.5 940.1 980.2 1023 1065 1103.5 1137.6
Lebanon 1412.7 1518 1914.6 2072.3 2095.4 2114.8 2131.6 2147.4 2163.5 2180
Libya 1426.2 2061.2 2541.1 2825 2886.6 2949.4 3012.2 3073.6 3132.3 3187.9
Mauritania 763.2 1002.4 1321.3 1518.6 1559.1 1599.6 1640.1 1680.6 1721.2 1761.6
Morocco 9780.7 12420.5 14536.9 15413.9 15585.8 15758.1 15931.3 16106 16282.5 16461.2
Occupied Palestinian Territory 747 1028 1576.6 1751.5 1791.9 1836.3 1884.6 1935.8 1989.2 2044.8
Oman 560.4 831.2 996.9 1091.5 1104.2 1114.4 1123.7 1134.6 1148.7 1166.8
Qatar 81.8 156.1 206.2 268.3 295.9 329.2 365 398.9 427.9 450.6
Saudi Arabia 4542.4 7098.1 9265.3 10561.7 10878.5 11216.2 11565.6 11913.9 12252 12575.9
Somalia 3254.8 3335.1 3736.7 4218.3 4312.2 4405.1 4499.4 4598.2 4703.8 4816.9
Sudan 10010.7 13183.6 16986.7 19062.5 19535.9 20033.2 20549.4 21076.7 21609.2 22145.1
Syrian Arab Republic 4435.4 6123.3 7921.7 9081.5 9298.8 9506 9703.9 9894.9 10080.8 10261.1
Tunisia 3190.2 4078.3 4705.6 4947.9 5003 5061 5121 5181.4 5240.9 5299.2
United Arab Emirates 309.3 623.5 986.1 1284.6 1455.2 1669 1900.8 2115.5 2288.1 2409.2
Yemen 4038.8 6001.8 8817.4 10263.9 10580.2 10906.4 11242.9 11590.3 11948.9 12319
Arab States 84332.7 111136.1 138622.8 153871 157323.4 160926.1 164625.6 168346.8 172034.3 175667.2
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 666998.4 790228.4 888908.2 925488.5 932297.4 939008.1 945634 952180.8 958648 965048.5
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 189877.7 207316.2 211012 211645.8 212051.2 212572.1 213172.8 213800.8 214416 215005.9
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 179203.6 220146.1 260164.2 278596.5 282092.3 285524.7 288910.1 292270.6 295621.5 298968.7
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 197280.8 255171.7 330891.3 372430.7 380961.6 389555.6 398264.1 407158.1 416287.7 425669.2
OECD Members 498966.5 539740.9 580349.9 600812.6 604992.1 609184.8 613334.7 617368.4 621233.8 624905.6
South Asia 453982.3 576728 706471.4 768112.5 780230.1 792293.1 804339.6 816417.4 828556.1 840770
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 182241.7 241939.4 314192.1 355246.9 363985.6 372909.6 382036.6 391389.1 400982.5 410821.6
World 2201418.5 2620261.7 3020830.6 3209280.2 3247400.3 3285785.2 3324370.6 3363046.1 3401719.5 3440368.6


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