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Qatar Demographics Profile 2016

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Population2,258,283 (July 2016 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 12.57% (male 143,859/female 140,027)
15-24 years: 12.62% (male 206,775/female 78,271)
25-54 years: 70.45% (male 1,321,973/female 269,072)
55-64 years: 3.41% (male 59,418/female 17,578)
65 years and over: 0.94% (male 13,610/female 7,700) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 20.1%
youth dependency ratio: 18.6%
elderly dependency ratio: 1.4%
potential support ratio: 70.4% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 33 years
male: 24.1 years
female: 28.1 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate2.64% (2016 est.)
Birth rate9.7 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate1.5 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate18.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 99.2% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 6.02% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationDOHA (capital) 718,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat 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: 1.77 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 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 birthtotal population: 78.7 years
male: 76.7 years
female: 80.8 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.9 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate38% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 accessimproved:
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.)
Nationalitynoun: Qatari(s)
adjective: Qatari
Ethnic groupsArab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%
ReligionsMuslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other (includes mainly Hindu and other Indian religions) 14% (2004 est.)
LanguagesArabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
Literacydefinition: 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)
Education expenditures3.5% of GDP (2014)
Maternal mortality rate13 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures2.2% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density7.74 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density1.2 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate41% (2014)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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