Qatar Labour Productivity Growth

2012 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Qatar Labour Productivity Growth

  • Qatar Labour Productivity dropped by 0.98 % YoY in Dec 2019, compared with a drop of 0.23 % in the previous year
  • Qatar Labour Productivity Growth data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2012 to Dec 2019, averaging at -1.86 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.35 % in Dec 2017 and a record low of -10.66 % in Dec 2015

CEIC calculates Labour Productivity Growth from annual Real GDP and annual Employment. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Real GDP in local currency, at 2013 prices, and Employment. Labor Force Survey excludes Self-Employed persons.


Further information about Qatar Labour Productivity Growth

  • In the latest reports, Qatar Population reached 2.79 Person mn in Jun 2020
  • Its Unemployment Rate remained the same at 0.10 % in Dec 2019
  • Monthly Earnings of Qatar stood at 3,174.18 USD in Dec 2020
  • The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 88.00 % in Dec 2020

View Qatar's Labour Productivity Growth from 2012 to 2019 in the chart:

Qatar Labour Productivity Growth

What was Qatar's Labour Productivity Growth in 2019?

Qatar Labour Productivity dropped by 0.98 % YoY in Dec 2019, compared with a drop of 0.23 % in the previous year See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-0.98 2019 -0.23 2018 -10.66 2015 1.35 2017 % yearly 2012 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 3.85 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 0.30 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Argentina (%) -2.41 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Armenia (%) 2.04 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 1.95 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1979 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) 3.98 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 6.09 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Bahrain (%) 5.51 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (%) 6.05 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Belarus (%) 3.11 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 2.46 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 6.71 2017 yearly 2000 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.94 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Botswana (%) -3.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2008 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 5.85 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Brunei (%) 2.63 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 4.35 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 5.07 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Canada (%) -0.91 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) 2.92 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2021
China (%) 8.70 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Colombia (%) 8.16 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Croatia (%) 13.98 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.55 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 2.86 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 2.21 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 2.05 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Egypt (%) -3.80 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 6.83 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 2.99 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 0.68 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
France (%) -6.98 2020 yearly 1979 - 2020
Georgia (%) 12.57 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Germany (%) 0.84 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 3.90 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Greece (%) 3.65 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 3.46 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1982 - Dec 2021
Hungary (%) 5.55 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) -3.97 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
India (%) -0.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 1.64 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Iran (%) 10.79 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Ireland (%) -0.40 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 0.92 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) 4.39 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.03 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Japan (%) 0.94 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Jordan (%) 0.44 2017 yearly 2001 - 2017
Kazakhstan (%) 4.67 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2021
Kenya (%) 0.57 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019
South Korea (%) -0.70 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1983 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) -4.03 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) -2.70 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -8.49 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Laos (%) 2.62 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Latvia (%) 5.61 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) -8.30 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 2.20 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 1.18 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -1.43 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 1.59 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) -0.76 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 1.71 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Malta (%) 4.71 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 9.08 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) -4.76 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1996 - Dec 2021
Moldova (%) 18.60 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) -3.99 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2007 - Dec 2021
Montenegro (%) -6.62 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) -2.45 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mozambique (%) -1.00 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Myanmar (%) -3.90 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Nepal (%) 3.56 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 3.01 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) -1.93 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2021
Nigeria (%) 1.14 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2018
Norway (%) 2.15 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Oman (%) 12.26 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Pakistan (%) -1.23 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (%) -8.01 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2013 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) -0.50 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 1.41 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 2.31 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Philippines (%) -5.57 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Poland (%) -2.66 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Portugal (%) 3.93 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Qatar (%) -0.98 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Romania (%) 12.59 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 2.48 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 5.41 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Serbia (%) 7.15 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 5.80 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) -1.52 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 7.55 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 5.03 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 2.07 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.31 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2013 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 3.26 2010 yearly 1996 - 2010
Sweden (%) 5.16 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 3.41 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 54.945 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Forecast: Government Expenditure (QAR bn) 241.488 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 338.779 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 333.691 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 54,800.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 51,500.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
General Government Balance (QAR mn) -3,300.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 15,000.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2019 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.886 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 6,060.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,239,155.639 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 9,822.219 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 8,272.364 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,759.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 536,260.481 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,149.553 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.036 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 254.121 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 759.066 Apr 2021 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 301.374 Apr 2021 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2021
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 17,955.155 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 153,377.629 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 5,310.910 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 197.134 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 155.773 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 12,469.116 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 26,611.828 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 24,114.765 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 27,507.824 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 29,076.985 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 14,284.307 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 9,725.524 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (QAR mn) 10,915.595 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Other Manufactured Goods (QAR mn) 16,244.190 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 37,816.413 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 3,118.521 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 14,256.878 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Germany (QAR mn) 5,906.038 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn) 4,254.828 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn) 1.516 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 939.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 11,425.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -707.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,297.253 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 326.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,492.582 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 18.406 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 5,305.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,345.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 1,744.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -25,666.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -1,336.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -15,518.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 10,035.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 41,587.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -39,001.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) -147.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,573.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -30,593.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -5,996.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 4,927.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) 147.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -160.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -16,113.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 99,977.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -11,371.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 72,337.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -13,896.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 16,490.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -32,008.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -7,751.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 8,362.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) 412.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -27,640.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn) 20,800.000 2013 yearly 2001 - 2013
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial and Insurance Activities (QAR mn) 12,900.000 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 44,256.896 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 173,879.945 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,421.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.736 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,187.225 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 265,848.379 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.8 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 353,119.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 322,688.324 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.76 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 132.81 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 161,095.100 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 724,148.001 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 632,923.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 210,480.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
Deposits: Commercial Banks (QAR mn) 967,688.100 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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