Population of the governorates:
Hawalli (957,100); Farwaniyah (893,000); Al Fintas (516,300); Al Jahra (452,300); Kuwait (the capital) (406,600); Mangaf (337,200); Al-Firdous (264,800); Mubarak Al-Kabeer (250,200)
Kuwaitis make up about 30% of the total population of Kuwait, while expatriates account for 70%. Most expatriates are of South Asian or Arab origin, with a small number of Africans, Europeans, North Americans, South Americans and Australians. (Central Statistical Bureau of Kuwait
Other Languages Spoken:
English is considered as the second language.
Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shia 30%), other (includes Christian, Hindu, Parsi) 15%
It is %T:%M %A In Kuwait City
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Type of State:
Constitutional hereditary emirate.
Type of Economy:
Its economy depends on petroleum exports.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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23.7 per 100 Inhabitants
17.6 per 100 Inhabitants
79.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
97.7% of the Population
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