Human Development Data for the Arab States

Population, total both sexes (thousands)

The de facto 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 18811.2 25299.2 30533.8 32888.4 33392 33906.6 34428 34950.2 35468.2 35980.2
Bahrain 358 492.9 638.2 724.8 811.4 925.7 1052.4 1169.6 1261.8 1323.5
Comoros 328.9 437.9 562.5 643 660.6 678.6 697 715.8 734.8 753.9
Djibouti 340.1 562.3 731.9 808.4 823.7 839.5 855.6 872.1 888.7 905.6
Egypt 44952.5 56843.3 67648.4 74203.2 75568.5 76941.6 78323.3 79716.2 81121.1 82536.8
Iraq 13743.5 17373.8 23857.5 27359.5 28141 28960.6 29821.1 30724.6 31671.6 32664.9
Jordan 2298.7 3415.6 4827.1 5342 5495.1 5667.4 5849 6025.6 6187.2 6330.2
Kuwait 1377 2087.7 1940.8 2264 2351.4 2447.8 2548.4 2646.3 2736.7 2818
Lebanon 2794.6 2948.4 3742.3 4052.4 4097.5 4134.9 4166.9 4197 4227.6 4259.4
Libya 3063 4334.5 5231.2 5769.7 5893.7 6023.1 6149.6 6262.7 6355.1 6422.8
Mauritania 1517.8 1995.5 2642.7 3047.2 3130 3212.7 3295.3 3377.6 3459.8 3541.5
Morocco 19566.9 24781.1 28793.2 30392.5 30702.1 31011.2 31321.5 31634.5 31951.4 32273
Occupied Palestinian Territory 1510.4 2081.4 3198.6 3555.6 3637.7 3728.3 3826.5 3930.7 4039.2 4152.4
Oman 1181.3 1868.1 2264.2 2429.5 2490.6 2561.2 2637 2712.1 2782.4 2846.1
Qatar 221.6 473.7 591 821 978.3 1178.2 1396.1 1597.8 1758.8 1870
Saudi Arabia 9801.5 16139.1 20045.3 24041.1 24799.4 25504.2 26166.6 26809.1 27448.1 28082.5
Somalia 6435.6 6599.2 7399 8359.9 8547.5 8733.5 8922.3 9119.8 9330.9 9556.9
Sudan 20070.9 26494.2 34187.7 38410.3 39368.7 40373.6 41415.2 42478.3 43551.9 44632.4
Syrian Arab Republic 8906.5 12324.1 15988.5 18484.1 18920.7 19321.3 19694.3 20053.7 20410.6 20766
Tunisia 6457.1 8215.1 9456.1 9912.1 10017.8 10130.4 10247.3 10365.1 10480.9 10594.1
United Arab Emirates 1016.2 1808.6 3033.5 4069.3 4662.7 5405.5 6206.6 6938.8 7511.7 7890.9
Yemen 7945.2 11948.2 17723.2 20648.6 21288.1 21947 22626.6 23328.2 24052.5 24799.9
Arab States 170851.8 226090.3 281831.5 314536.5 321988 329741.5 337654.2 345532.4 353236.6 360705.6
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 1363140.8 1615471 1821348 1897312 1911372.9 1925193.9 1938806.1 1952226.2 1965456.4 1978524.6
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 361399.3 397856.8 404864.9 405113.7 405771.5 406692.2 407801 408984.8 410157.6 411293.9
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 357772.5 437949.4 515892.7 551416.9 558163.2 564797.5 571354.4 577879.3 584402.7 590938.3
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 393768.3 510106.9 661996.5 745291.1 762246.5 779271.1 796505.7 814146 832329.6 851103.2
OECD Members 976845.1 1057503.9 1139526.3 1181023.9 1189542.1 1198102.4 1206601.1 1214902.2 1222907.2 1230569.2
South Asia 944653.3 1195985 1460201.4 1584702 1608778.3 1632593.6 1656301.7 1680107.1 1704146.4 1728477.4
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 362385.4 481227.4 625911.3 708960.8 726649 744708.2 763174.6 782095 801501.3 821402.2
World 4429066.8 5279046.5 6092737.4 6475419.1 6552528 6630023.5 6707830.3 6785808.4 6863828.1 6941860.6


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