flag Qatar Qatar: Statistical Overview

Capital: Doha


Total Population: 2,695,122
Natural Increase: 0.3%
Density: 234 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 99.3%
Ethnic Origins: There is no official data on ethnic groups in Qatar. However, the population of the country is predominantly composed of people of Arab origin (Qataris are distributed in 3 ethnic groups: Bedouin, Hadar and Afro-Arab), followed by Pakistanis and finally Europeans.
Official Language: Arabic
Other Languages Spoken: English
Business Language(s): English and Arabic
Religion: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, Others 14%.
Literacy Rate: 89.0%

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Qatari Rial (QAR)

Country Overview

Area: 11,490 km²
Type of State: Absolute monarchy
Type of Economy: High-income economy, GCC member, OPEC Member.
The economy depends on hydrocarbons and the country possesses the biggest natural gas field in the world.
HDI*: 0.850/1
HDI (World Rank): 32/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Qatar, dial 00
To call Qatar, dial +974
Internet Suffix: .qa
Computers: 17.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 16.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 88.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 97.7% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20192020202120222023
Imports of Goods (million USD) 29,17825,83527,98533,47930,928
Exports of Goods (million USD) 72,93551,50487,203130,96497,365
Imports of Services (million USD) 35,41634,69834,34041,00041,199
Exports of Services (million USD) 19,11119,42918,34630,72830,173

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.


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