Qatar Population

1984 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | Planning and Statistics Authority

Key information about Qatar population

  • The Qatar population reached 2.8 million people in Jun 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 2.6 million people in Jun 2019
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2.8 million people in Jun 2020 and a record low of 0.4 million people in Jun 1984

The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Mid-year Population. Population is in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.


Further information about Qatar population data

  • In the latest reports, Qatar Unemployment Rate remained the same at 0.1 % in Dec 2019
  • Monthly earnings of the Qatar population was 3,174.2 USD in Dec 2020
  • Qatar Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 88.0 % in Dec 2020

View Qatar's Population from 1984 to 2020 in the chart:

Qatar Population

What was Qatar's Population in 2020?

The Qatar population reached 2.8 million people in Jun 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 2.6 million people in Jun 2019 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.8 2020 2.6 2019 0.4 1984 2.8 2020 Person mn yearly 1984 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 102.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 30.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.1 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 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) 3,736.264 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
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 Balance (QAR mn) 13,600.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 15,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 65,000.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 51,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.373 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 9,389.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 11,937.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 81.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
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) 2,406.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 5.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 536,260.481 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,149.552 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 253.495 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 338.736 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,802.747 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 400.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
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: 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
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 26,611.828 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: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn) 1.516 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn) 4,254.828 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 741.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 23.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -1,229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 126.099 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 804.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,492.582 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.416 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 6,562.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 2017 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,456.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 2017 - Apr 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) -22,156.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -8,849.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -14,223.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 7,191.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 37,371.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) -6,572.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) -623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -124.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -4,014.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -31,655.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -3,555.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 459.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) -971.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -28,484.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 103,764.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -16,040.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 75,280.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -14,837.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 17,432.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -33,855.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) 623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,769.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -15,584.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -7,173.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
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) 44,568.571 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 175,549.258 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 36,938.7 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.736 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,175.687 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 262,655.742 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 1.3 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 353,119.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 4.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 332,581.676 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.33 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 118.41 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 730,576.979 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 162,229.600 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 638,999.300 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 210,716.600 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2022
Deposits: Commercial Banks (QAR mn) 956,066.900 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 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
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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