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Yemen
(2,493 words)

Al Jumhūriyyah Al Yamaniyyah (The Republic of Yemen)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

30,245,000

Area

470,000 sq. km (180,000 sq. mi)

Population density

64/sq. km (170/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.36% (per 1,000: births 28, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

39%

Urban dwellers

38% (3.71% p.a.)

Largest cities

Sana'a 2,973,000; Aden 980,000; Taiz 845,000; Hodeda 669,000; Ibb 649,000; Mukalla 506,000; Dhamar 351,000

Languages & peoples (Wor…

Cite this page
“Yemen”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02YEM>
First published online: 2020



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