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Middle East & Central Asia Vital Statistics HA-28-2-06

 

Country

Population

WHO Population 2002

Growth

Life

Expec

tancy

Births per 1,000

Deaths per 1,000

Infant Mort

ality per 1,000

AIDS

rate

Migr

ation per 1,000

Literacy

1

Yemen

20,727,063

20,010,000

3.45%

61.75

43.07

8.53

61.5

0.1%

0

50.2%

2

Afghanistan

29,928,987

23,897,000

4.77%

42.9

47.01

20.75

163.1

 

21.43

36%

3

Tajikstan

7,163,506

6,245,000

2.15%

64.56

32.58

8.39

110.8

<0.1%

-2.67

99.4%

4

Palestine

3,830,000

 

3.5%

72.4

38.6

4.1

28.3

0.1%

0

91.9%

5

Kyrgystan

5,146,281

5,138,000

1.29%

68.16

22.8

7.13

35.46

<0.1%

-2.47

98.7%

6

Uzbekistan

26,851,195

26,093,000

1.67%

64.19

26.22

7.95

71.1

<0.1%

-1.6

99.3%

7

Iraq

26,074,906

25,175,000

2.7%

68.7

32.5

5.49

50.25

<0.1%

0

40.4%

8

Pakistan

162,419,946

153,578,000

2.03%

63

30.42

8.45

72.44

0.1%

-1.67

48.7%

9

Syria

18,448,752

17,800,000

2.34%

70.03

28.29

4.88

29.53

<0.1%

0

76.9%

10

Azerbaijan

7,911,974

8,370,000

0.59%

63.35

20.4

9.86

81.74

<0.1%

-4.64

98.8%

11

Maldives

349,106

318,000

2.82%

64.06

35.43

7.24

56.52

0.1%

0

97.2%

12

Egypt

77,505,756

71,931,000

1.78%

71

23.32

5.26

32.59

<0.1%

-0.22

57.7%

13

Morocco

32,725,847

30,566,000

1.57%

70.66

22.29

5.64

41.62

0.1%

-.92

51.7%

14

Jordan

5,759,732

5,473,000

2.56%

78.24

21.76

2.63

17.35

<0.1%

6.42

91.3%

15

Lebanon

3,826,018

3,653,000

1.26%

72.64

18.88

6.24

24.25

0.1%

0

87.4%

16

Kurdistan

36,200,000[1]

 

1.4%

70.10

20.10

5.75

42.00

0.1%

0

75%

17

Turkmenistan

4,952,081

4,867,000

1.81%

61.39

27.68

8.78

73.08

<0.1%

-0.81

98.8%

18

Algeria

32,531,853

31,800,000

1.22%

73

17.13

4.6

31

0.1%

-0.37

70%

19

Libya

5,765,563

5,551,000

2.33%

76.5

26.82

3.48

24.6

0.3%

0

82.6%

20

Tunisia

10,074,951

9,832,000

0.99%

74.89

15.5

5.09

24.77

<0.1%

-0.54

74.3%

21

Turkey

69,660,559

71,325,000

1.09%

72.36

16.83

5.96

41.04

<0.1%

0

86.5%

22

Iran

68,017,860

68,920,000

0.86%

69.96

16.83

5.55

41.58

0.1%

-2.6

79.4%

23

Kazakhstan

15,185,844

15,433,000

0.3%

66.55

15.78

9.46

29.21

0.2%

-3.34

98.4%

24

Saudi Arabia

26,417,599

24,217,000

2.31%

75.46

29.56

2.62

13.24

0.01%

-3.85

78.8%

25

Oman

3,001,583

2,851,000

3.32%

73.13

36.73

3.86

18.51

0.1%

0.31

75.8%

26

Bahrain

688,345

724,000

1.51%

74.23

18.1

4.08

17.27

0.2%

1.04

89.1%

27

Israel

6,276,883

6,433,000

1.2%

79.32

18.21

6.18

7.03

0.1%

0

95.4%

28

Kuwait

2,335,648

2,521,000

3.44%

77.03

21.88

2.42

9.95

0.12%

14.96

83.5%

29

Qatar

863,051

610,000

2.61%

73.67

15.54

4.61

18.61

 

15.17

89%

30

United Arab Emirates

2,563,212

2,995,000

1.54%

75.24

18.78

4.26

14.51

0.18%

0.84

77.9%

 

Total

713,100,000

646,326,000

1.4%

69.59

25.48

6.33

42.79

0.1%

1.19

79.48%

 

10 January 2006 CIA World Fact Book



[1] The population of Kurdistan in 2000 was comprised of 51%, 18.4 million in Turkey, 24.8% of the 65.9 million population; 24%, 9 million in Iran, 12.6% of the 73.9 million population; 17%, 6.4 million in Iraq 24% of the 26.5 million population,; 4.4%, 1.6 million in Syria, 9.2% of the 17.2 million population 36.2 million. They are not included in the total to preclude counting twice. Statistics are calculated using the estimated proportional average.