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Qatar Population

Qatar is a country in Western Asia, borders Saudi Arabia to the south and rest is surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Qatar population in 2022 is estimated to be 2.97 million, covers country area of 11,581 sq km (4,471 sq mi), ranks one-hundred-fifty-eighth country by area and the one-hundred-thirty-seventh most populous country in the world. Its capital is Doha. Country code is QAT, Population of Qatar in 2021 is estimated as 2.93 million. Life expectancy of Qatar is 78.03 years for male and 76.63 years for female. Qatar has one of the largest reserves of petroleum and natural gas in the world and the economy is mainly dependent on gas fields. Arabic is the official language of Qatar and English is the common language.

Below table is the population of Qatar from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
196047,383
196573,631
1970109,521
1975164,314
1980223,622
1985370,886
1990476,275
1995513,447
2000592,467
2005865,410
20101,856,329
20152,565,708
20202,881,060

Qatar population in 1960 is 47,383, by 1970 the population is increased by 62,138 totaling to 109,521, by 1980 the population is increased to 223,622, and by 1990 the total increase of 476,275 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 476,275. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 116,192 to 592,467, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Qatar increase by 1,263,862 with a change of 213.32 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 1,024,731 with a change of 55.20 percent and make up to 2,881,060.

According to psa, Qatar 2020 census, the population rose by 1,147 million as compared to census 2010, totalling the population to 2.846 million in 2020 with an increase of 67.5 percent.

Source : worldbank

Qatar has been divided into eight municipalities. Population density increased by 67.5 percent in 2020 census compared to 2010 census, 244.6 persons per sq km compared to 146 persons per sq km. Doha Municipality has the highest growth in terms of density with 5,344 people per sq km compared to 3,590 people per sq km in 2010 census, Umm Salal Municipality with 471 people per sq km, Al-Rayyan Municipality with 337 people per sq km.

Municipality (Baladiyah)بلديةArea (sq km)Population (2015)
Al Shamalالشمال859.88,794
Al Khorالخور1,613.3202,031
Al-Shahaniyaالشحانية3,309.0187,571
Umm Salalأم صلال318.490,835
Al Daayenالضعاين290.254,339
Ad Dawhah (Doha)الدوحة202.7956,457
Al Rayyanالريان2,450605,712
Al Wakrahالوكرة2,577.7299,037
Dawlat Qatarدولة قطر11,621.12,404,776

Expat Population of Qatar in 2014.

CountryExpat Population (in thousands)
India700
Bangladesh400
Nepal400
Egypt300
Philippines236
Pakistan150
Sri Lanka140
Sudan60
Syria54
Lebanon40
United States40
Kenya30
Iran30
United Kingdom22


References

psa

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