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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: At a time when the issue of naturalization is being widely discussed in the country, particularly for the categories of non-Kuwaiti wives and children of Kuwaiti women married to foreigners, official statistics revealed that the total number of children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaiti men is 15,100 as of the end of June 2022.
According to statistics from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), there are 19,429 Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. This includes 17,429 Kuwaiti women married to Western nationals, 688 Kuwaiti women married to Asian nationals, 379 Kuwaiti women married to North American nationals, 246 Kuwaiti women married to European nationals, 57 married to South American nationals, 49 married to African nationals, and 39 married to Australian nationals.
The statistics revealed that the number of Kuwaiti women who are married to non-Kuwaiti men and do not have children is 4,329.
There are 2,552 Kuwaiti women with one child, 2,571 with two children and 2,519 with three children.
About 2,282 Kuwaiti women who are married to non-Kuwaiti men have four children, about 1,915 have five children, 1,249 have six children, 894 have seven children, 527 have eight children, 324 have nine children, and 267 have more than nine children.
The total number of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaiti men reached 20,128 as of mid-2021. By Najeh Bilal , Al-Seyassah & Arab Times Staff