Kuwait’s population reached 4,588,148

Kuwait’s population reached 4,588,148

The total number of Kuwait’s population reached 4,588,148 as of the end of June 2018.

1,385,960 citizens and 3,202,188 non-Kuwaitis, of which 680,000 are domestic helpers, according to Public Authority for Civil Information’s database.


Moreover, statistics issued last January showed that citizens represent only 31 percent of the total population, whereas citizens were 63 percent of the population in Saudi Arabia, 56 percent in Oman, 47 percent in Bahrain, 21 percent in Qatar and 19 percent in UAE.

Meanwhile, citizens in all GCC states form only 52 percent of the total GCC population, local media reported, quoting the statistics.

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