Jahra Governorate · Population

Question: What is the population of Jahra Governorate? Answer: Jahra Governorate (الجهراء), Kuwait (capital: Jahra) - last known population is ≈ 563 100 (year 2018). This was 13.482% of total Kuwait population. In this year, Jahra Governorate population density was 46.4 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2017-2018 (+4.1%/year), Jahra Governorate population in 2024 would be: 716 736*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1995-2010] +4.7 %/year
[2010-2017] +2.51 %/year
[2017-2018] +4.1 %/year


GPS coordinates: 29.993183, 47.763473

Jahra Governorate on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1995c, 2010e, 2017e, 2018e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
The Public Authority For Civil Information Statistical reports
Central Statistical Bureau
• Britannica book of the year : world data (1997) pop.1995
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).