Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) rose 459.52380952381% to 235,000 persons in Bahrain in 2017

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) (persons)
Society | Bahrain | February 1, 2019
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Five years cumulative net migration reached 235,000 persons in 2017 in Bahrain, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 460 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, five years cumulative net migration in Bahrain reached an all time high of 272,000 persons in 2007 and an all time low of -8,033 persons in 1967. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Iran amounted to -274,998 persons, 100,000 persons in Kuwait, 200,000 persons in Qatar and 590,000 persons in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Bahrain has been ranked 20th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain persons ... ... ... 42,000 ... ... ... ...
Iran persons ... ... ... -400,001 ... ... ... ...
Iraq persons ... ... ... 463,665 ... ... ... ...
Jordan persons ... ... ... 975,285 ... ... ... ... ...
Kuwait persons ... ... ... 670,000 ... ... ... ...
Pakistan persons ... ... ... -1,181,920 ... ... ... ...
Qatar persons ... ... ... 602,000 ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia persons ... ... ... 1,590,000 ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan persons ... ... ... -50,002 ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates persons ... ... ... 480,000 ... ... ... ...
Yemen persons ... ... ... -75,010 ... ... ... ...