Human Development Data for the Arab States

Population, male (thousands)

De facto male 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 9439.8 12742.2 15402.9 16596.3 16851.2 17111.5 17375 17638.8 17900.3 18158.7
Bahrain 209.3 284.6 366.2 415.2 475 554.8 643.4 724.8 787.8 828.3
Comoros 164.3 219.1 282.2 323.2 332.1 341.3 350.7 360.3 370 379.7
Djibouti 169.1 280.4 365.6 404.1 411.8 419.8 427.9 436.2 444.6 453
Egypt 22523.4 28567 34034.8 37304.7 37980.9 38660 39343.5 40034.2 40733.6 41441.7
Iraq 7007.7 8620.2 11921.6 13720.6 14114.6 14525 14955 15408.3 15886.9 16392.9
Jordan 1200.4 1791.7 2510.1 2762.7 2838.3 2923.4 3013.3 3101.2 3182.2 3254.7
Kuwait 788.8 1111.2 1145.1 1358.5 1411.3 1467.7 1525.4 1581.3 1633.3 1680.5
Lebanon 1381.9 1430.4 1827.7 1980.2 2002.1 2020.1 2035.3 2049.6 2064.1 2079.4
Libya 1636.8 2273.3 2690.1 2944.7 3007.2 3073.7 3137.4 3189.1 3222.8 3234.9
Mauritania 754.6 993.1 1321.4 1528.7 1570.9 1613.1 1655.2 1697 1738.6 1780
Morocco 9786.2 12360.6 14256.4 14978.6 15116.2 15253.1 15390.2 15528.6 15668.9 15811.8
Occupied Palestinian Territory 763.3 1053.5 1622 1804 1845.8 1891.9 1941.9 1994.9 2050 2107.5
Oman 621 1036.9 1267.2 1338.1 1386.4 1446.8 1513.3 1577.6 1633.7 1679.4
Qatar 139.8 317.6 384.8 552.7 682.5 849 1031.1 1198.9 1330.9 1419.5
Saudi Arabia 5259.1 9041 10780 13479.4 13920.9 14288 14601.1 14895.2 15196.1 15506.6
Somalia 3180.8 3264.1 3662.3 4141.5 4235.3 4328.4 4422.8 4521.7 4627.1 4739.9
Sudan 10060.2 13310.6 17201.1 19347.8 19832.8 20340.4 20865.7 21401.6 21942.7 22487.3
Syrian Arab Republic 4471.2 6200.8 8066.9 9402.7 9621.9 9815.3 9990.3 10158.9 10329.9 10504.9
Tunisia 3266.9 4136.8 4750.6 4964.3 5014.9 5069.4 5126.3 5183.7 5240.1 5294.9
United Arab Emirates 707 1185.2 2047.4 2784.8 3207.5 3736.6 4305.9 4823.3 5223.6 5481.7
Yemen 3906.4 5946.4 8905.8 10384.8 10707.8 11040.6 11383.7 11737.9 12103.6 12480.9
Arab States 86519.1 114954.3 143208.7 160665.5 164664.6 168815.4 173028.5 177185.6 181202.3 185038.5
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 696029.4 825090.2 932265 971639.7 978889.9 985998.3 992982.5 999853.6 1006614.2 1013279.4
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 171521.6 190540.7 193852.9 193467.9 193720.3 194120.2 194628.2 195184 195741.5 196288.1
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 178380.2 217629.5 255535.1 272618.4 275867.4 279068 282238.2 285401.2 288572.3 291759.2
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 196424.8 254854.3 331011.8 372758.8 381181.6 389610.6 398135.3 406880.1 415932.5 425323.1
OECD Members 477878.6 517763 559176.4 580211.3 584550 588917.6 593266.4 597533.7 601673.5 605663.6
South Asia 490671 619257 753730 816589.5 828548.2 840300.5 851962.1 863689.7 875590.2 887707.4
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 180080.8 239216.9 311640.6 353630.4 362579 371713.6 381052.5 390619.8 400432.3 410493.7
World 2227173.7 2658250.7 3071300.4 3265491.4 3304473.5 3343578 3382793.8 3422090.8 3461431.2 3500808.5


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