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Qatar Demographics Profile 2013

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Population2,042,444 (July 2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 12.5% (male 129,465/female 125,623)
15-24 years: 13.9% (male 208,625/female 74,881)
25-54 years: 69.5% (male 1,170,547/female 248,369)
55-64 years: 3.3% (male 52,799/female 15,411)
65 years and over: 0.8% (male 10,214/female 6,510) (2013 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 17.2 %
youth dependency ratio: 16 %
elderly dependency ratio: 1.2 %
potential support ratio: 83.9 (2013)
Median agetotal: 32.4 years
male: 33.4 years
female: 28 years (2013 est.)
Population growth rate4.19% (2013 est.)
Birth rate10.08 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Death rate1.54 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Net migration rate33.31 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 98.8% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 3.01% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationDOHA (capital) 427,000 (2009)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 2.83 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 4.61 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 3.41 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.5 male(s)/female
total population: 3.29 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 6.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.86 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.33 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78.24 years
male: 76.27 years
female: 80.25 years (2013 est.)
Total fertility rate1.92 children born/woman (2013 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate43.2% (1998)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateless than 0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSfewer than 200 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 100 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population (2010 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Qatari(s)
adjective: Qatari
Ethnic groupsArab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%
ReligionsMuslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14% (2004 census)
LanguagesArabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 96.3%
male: 96.5%
female: 95.4% (2010 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 14 years (2011)
Education expenditures2.5% of GDP (2008)
Maternal mortality rate7 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Health expenditures1.9% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density2.757 physicians/1,000 population (2006)
Hospital bed density1.2 beds/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate33.2% (2008)
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013