List of Arab countries by population
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This is a list of Arab countries and territories by population, which is sorted by the 2015 mid-year normalized demographic projections.
(or dependent territory)
|July 1, 2015
|1||Egypt||90,045,700||22.73||2.29||1,981,000||31||91,406,000||July 28, 2016||Official population clock|
|2||Algeria||39,903,000||10.25||2.07||808,000||34||40,400,000||January 1, 2016||Official estimate|
|5||Morocco||33,680,000||8.65||1.24||412,000||56||33,337,529||September 1, 2014||Preliminary 2014 census result|
|6||Saudi Arabia||31,521,000||8.10||2.44||751,000||29||31,521,418||2015||Official estimate|
|7||Yemen||26,745,000||6.87||2.95||766,000||24||24,527,000||July 1, 2012||Official estimate|
|8||Syria||23,270,000||5.98||2.45||557,000||29||21,377,000||December 31, 2011||Official estimate|
|9||Tunisia||11,118,000||2.86||1.04||114,000||67||10,982,754||April 23, 2014||Preliminary 2014 census result|
|10||Somalia||10,972,000||2.82||1.54||166,000||45||12,316,895||January 1, 2014||Official estimate|
|11||Jordan||9,500,000||2.76||2.75||183,000||26||9,500,000||2015||Official Census 2015|
|12||United Arab Emirates||8,933,000||2.29||1.57||138,000||45||8,264,070||2010||Official estimate|
|13||Libya||6,278,000||0.54||1.13||70,000||62||5,298,152||April 15, 2006||2006 census result|
|15||Lebanon||4,288,000||1.10||1.78||75,000||39||4,965,846||December 31, 2013||Official estimate|
|16||Oman||4,181,000||1.07||5.13||204,000||14||4,227,200||July 28, 2016||Official population clock|
|17||Kuwait||4,161,000||1.07||3.00||121,000||23||4,183,658||June 30, 2015||Official estimate|
|19||Qatar||2,113,000||0.54||4.29||87,000||16||2,412,483||October 31, 2015||Monthly official estimate|
|20||Bahrain||1,781,000||0.46||7.35||122,000||10||1,234,571||April 27, 2010||Final 2010 census result|
|21||Djibouti||961,000||0.25||2.67||25,000||26||864,618||July 1, 2011||Official estimate|
|22||Comoros||783,000||0.20||2.62||20,000||27||806,200||July 1, 2016||Official estimate|
- Calculated, when available, from the latest national censuses or most recent official estimates (many of which are cited in their respective column), using the exponential formula shown on the List of countries by past and future population article. This is done to normalize the different populations to a unique date, so that they are really comparable.
- It corresponds to the following formula: projection2015/projection2014x100-100.
- It corresponds to the calculation: projection2015*annual_growth/100.
- It corresponds to the formula: LN(2)/LN(growth/100+1), which produces exactly the same result as LOG10(2)/LOG10(growth/100+1).
- It excludes the population of the disputed territory of the Western Sahara (the so-called Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. If it was included, the Moroccan September 2014 census would result in 33,848,242 inhabitants and its mid-2015 demographic projection would give some 34,198,000 inhab.
- It comprises the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, separated between each other by an Israeli land corridor.
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