Population of Qatar 2017

Population

Current population of Qatar is 2,314,307 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: Qatari(s)
adjective: Qatari

Ethnic Groups

non-Qatari 88.4%, Qatari 11.6% (2015 est.)

Languages

Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

Religions

Muslim 67.7%, Christian 13.8%, Hindu 13.8%, Buddhist 3.1%, folk religion
religious affiliation:

Age Structure

0-14 years: 12.63% (male 148,021/female 144,252)
15-24 years: 12.35% (male 206,055/female 79,859)
25-54 years: 70.59% (male 1,359,383/female 274,334)
55-64 years: 3.42% (male 61,051/female 18,203)
65 years and over: 1% (male 14,932/female 8,217) (2017 est.)

Dependency Ratios

total dependency ratio: 17.5
youth dependency ratio: 16.3
elderly dependency ratio: 1.3
potential support ratio: 78.1 (2015 est.)

Median Age

total: 33 years
male: 24.1 years
female: 28.1 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

2.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

9.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

1.5 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

14.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Population Distribution

most of the population is clustered in or around the capital of Doha on the eastern side of the peninsula

Urbanization

urban population: 99.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.63% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

DOHA (capital) 718,000 (2015)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 2.64 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 4.91 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 3.38 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.71 male(s)/female
total population: 3.41 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Maternal Mortality Rate

13 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 6.2 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 78.7 years
male: 76.7 years
female: 80.8 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

1.9 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

37.5% (2012)

Health Expenditures

2.2% of GDP (2014)

Physicians Density

1.96 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital Bed Density

1.2 beds/1,000 population (2012)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 98% of population
rural: 98% of population
total: 98% of population

unimproved
urban: 2% of population
rural: 2% of population
total: 2% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

<100 (2016 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

<100 (2016 est.)

Obesity – Adult Prevalence Rate

41% (2014)

Education Expenditures

3.5% of GDP (2014)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.3%
male: 97.4%
female: 96.8% (2015 est.)

School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)

total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2011)

Unemployment, Youth Ages 15-24

total: 0.6%
male: 0.2%
female: 2.2% (2015 est.)