Demographics of Qatar

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date04 Nov 2021

As of 2021, the population of Qatar is projected at 2.93 million, down by 1.14% compared with 2.88 million in 2020. Qatar is ranked 139th in terms of population and 61st in terms of population growth rate.

There are 26.67 thousand births in Qatar in 2021. That is 73 per day, which is ranked 150th. The crude birth rate is 9.06 per 1000 people. There are 3.96 thousand deaths in Qatar in 2021. That is 11 per day, which is ranked 168th. The crude death rate is 1.35 per 1000 people.

2.82 million people are living in urban areas, which is 99.28% of Qatar population. Qatar is ranked 14th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Qatar in 2021 is 299.33 males per 100 females. There are 2.20 million males and 0.73 million females in Qatar. The percentage of female population is 25.04% compare to 74.96% male population. Qatar has 1.46 million more males than females. Qatar is at 201st position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Qatar population

Year Population Growth (%)
195025,006-
195535,8630.4
196047,3831.38
196573,6311.54
1970109,5211.07
1975164,3141.73
1980223,6221.48
1985370,8860.93
1990476,2750.88
1995513,4470.87
2000592,4670.25
2005865,410-0.28
20101,856,329-0.46
20152,565,708-2.09
20162,654,379-2.91
20172,724,727-3.64
20182,781,682-3.92
20192,832,071-3.49
20202,881,060-2.47
20212,930,524-1.14
  • Total
  • Crude

Qatar death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
19503981,33714.6048.73
19554261,60612.0645.84
19604692,1009.4042.38
19655172,9406.9739.57
19705894,0265.2136.16
19756735,6834.1334.94
19807818,5083.2535.11
198592010,4462.5429.19
199099610,5222.1322.51
19951,04410,5682.0220.39
20001,18311,7981.9419.27
20051,54814,8011.5915.30
20102,17120,3591.2111.25
20152,85325,3421.1310.03
20203,73026,6701.299.23
20213,96326,6741.359.06
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Qatar

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
195020,1334,870-80.520
195529,7796,0875.9783.030
196040,4076,9777.9385.275
196564,1009,5339.3287.054
197096,76012,7548.8788.354
1975146,17718,2367.0688.909
1980199,97323,8029.1889.363
1985334,34336,7388.8590.100
1990442,07434,3713.7692.786
1995487,77125,6841.6694.998
2000570,41721,8504.2396.311
2005842,34022,52314.3397.396
20101,752,99626,68012.0698.501
20152,455,35326,1864.5998.945
20202,770,45221,3551.7999.235
20212,819,90120,4971.7899.278
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Qatar population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 69,040 65,944 134,984 4.61 104.695
05-09 71,011 66,728 137,739 4.70 106.419
10-14 66,123 61,350 127,473 4.35 107.780
15-19 67,407 52,071 119,478 4.08 129.452
20-24 184,266 50,884 235,150 8.02 362.130
25-29 383,647 71,113 454,760 15.52 539.489
30-34 402,592 92,342 494,934 16.89 435.979
35-39 279,738 89,158 368,896 12.59 313.755
40-44 199,284 60,965 260,249 8.88 326.883
45-49 166,646 42,369 209,015 7.13 393.321
50-54 131,837 32,684 164,521 5.61 403.369
55-59 86,859 21,337 108,196 3.69 407.082
60-64 48,319 11,973 60,292 2.06 403.566
65-69 24,528 6,535 31,063 1.06 375.333
70-74 10,660 4,068 14,728 0.50 262.045
75-79 2,758 2,026 4,784 0.16 136.130
80-84 1,002 1,290 2,292 0.08 77.674
85-89 565 598 1,163 0.04 94.482
90-94 276 273 549 0.02 101.099
95-99 73 96 169 0.01 76.042
100+ 30 59 89 0.00 50.847
Total 2,196,661 733,863 2,930,524 299.328