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Qatar Demographics Profile 2018

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Population2,314,307 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 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 ratiostotal dependency ratio: 17.5
youth dependency ratio: 16.3
elderly dependency ratio: 1.3
potential support ratio: 78.1 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 33.2 years
male: 34.3 years
female: 28.1 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate2.27% (2017 est.)
Birth rate9.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate1.5 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate14.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 99.4% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 1.63% annual rate of change (2015-20 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: 3.41 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 6.2 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 6.4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 5.9 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 78.9 years
male: 76.8 years
female: 81 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.9 children born/woman (2017 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate37.5% (2012)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate<.1% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS<100 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<100 (2016 est.)
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 groupsnon-Qatari 88.4%, Qatari 11.6% (2015 est.)
ReligionsMuslim 67.7%, Christian 13.8%, Hindu 13.8%, Buddhist 3.1%, folk religion <.1%, Jewish <.1%, other 0.7%, unaffiliated 0.9% (2010 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 density1.96 physicians/1,000 population (2014)
Hospital bed density1.2 beds/1,000 population (2012)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate35.1% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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