Qatar Population 2022


Qatar map
  • The current population of Qatar is estimated at 2,987,178 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Qatar represent 0.04% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Qatar is 177 inhabitants per km2.
  • Qatar is located in Asia.
  • Qatar ranks number 139 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Qatar is 25.2792° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 51.5381° E.
  • The median age in Qatar is 32.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Qatar is 1,000 QAR per month, around USD $274.65 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Qatar shares its land boundary with are Saudi Arabia to the south. It is also bordered by the Persian Gulf.

Qatar

Official name State of Qatar
Location Asia
Capital Doha
Population 2,964,963 (as of July 2022)
Population density 177/km2
Population growth rate 1.71% (in 2022)
Area 11,581 km2 (4,471.45 sq mi)
Official language Arabic
Currency Qatari riyal (QAR)
Life expectancy 80.73 years
Internet TLD .qa
Call code +974

Qatar Population Graph

Qatar Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 2,883,653 2,167,065 716,588 75.15% 24.85% 2,861,737 99.24%
2019 2,834,620 2,135,319 699,301 75.33% 24.67% 2,811,660 99.19%
2018 2,784,186 2,102,060 682,126 75.5% 24.5% 2,760,242 99.14%
2017 2,727,179 2,063,656 663,523 75.67% 24.33% 2,702,089 99.08%
2016 2,656,768 2,014,627 642,141 75.83% 24.17% 2,630,732 99.02%
2015 2,568,017 1,951,950 616,067 76.01% 23.99% 2,541,053 98.95%
2014 2,461,415 1,876,091 585,324 76.22% 23.78% 2,433,601 98.87%
2013 2,338,682 1,788,390 550,292 76.47% 23.53% 2,310,384 98.79%
2012 2,198,054 1,685,248 512,806 76.67% 23.33% 2,169,479 98.7%
2011 2,037,694 1,563,115 474,579 76.71% 23.29% 2,009,166 98.6%
2010 1,858,000 1,420,627 437,373 76.46% 23.54% 1,830,130 98.5%
2009 1,656,433 1,254,748 401,685 75.75% 24.25% 1,628,936 98.34%
2008 1,437,963 1,070,563 367,400 74.45% 25.55% 1,411,217 98.14%
2007 1,219,538 884,165 335,373 72.5% 27.5% 1,194,172 97.92%
2006 1,023,624 717,253 306,371 70.07% 29.93% 999,774 97.67%
2005 866,275 585,255 281,020 67.56% 32.44% 843,752 97.4%
2004 754,085 494,454 259,631 65.57% 34.43% 732,141 97.09%
2003 682,473 440,263 242,210 64.51% 35.49% 661,112 96.87%
2002 641,513 413,391 228,122 64.44% 35.56% 620,279 96.69%
2001 615,628 399,235 216,393 64.85% 35.15% 594,143 96.51%
2000 593,059 386,734 206,325 65.21% 34.79% 571,175 96.31%
1999 571,056 373,356 197,700 65.38% 34.62% 548,842 96.11%
1998 552,118 361,637 190,481 65.5% 34.5% 529,426 95.89%
1997 535,855 351,414 184,441 65.58% 34.42% 512,599 95.66%
1996 523,054 343,594 179,460 65.69% 34.31% 498,784 95.36%
1995 513,960 338,700 175,260 65.9% 34.1% 488,262 95%
1994 507,551 335,796 171,755 66.16% 33.84% 480,194 94.61%
1993 501,980 333,315 168,665 66.4% 33.6% 472,865 94.2%
1992 496,245 330,549 165,696 66.61% 33.39% 465,279 93.76%
1991 488,183 326,057 162,126 66.79% 33.21% 455,426 93.29%
1990 477,085 319,361 157,724 66.94% 33.06% 442,687 92.79%
1989 462,473 310,134 152,339 67.06% 32.94% 426,631 92.25%
1988 444,365 298,391 145,974 67.15% 32.85% 407,349 91.67%
1987 422,872 284,085 138,787 67.18% 32.82% 385,067 91.06%
1986 398,415 267,297 131,118 67.09% 32.91% 360,167 90.4%
1985 371,517 248,322 123,195 66.84% 33.16% 334,737 90.1%
1984 341,852 226,819 115,033 66.35% 33.65% 307,530 89.96%
1983 309,825 203,152 106,673 65.57% 34.43% 278,254 89.81%
1982 277,700 179,339 98,361 64.58% 35.42% 248,986 89.66%
1981 248,604 158,187 90,417 63.63% 36.37% 222,525 89.51%
1980 224,181 141,212 82,969 62.99% 37.01% 200,328 89.36%
1979 205,685 129,479 76,206 62.95% 37.05% 183,492 89.21%
1978 192,427 122,345 70,082 63.58% 36.42% 171,529 89.14%
1977 182,775 118,182 64,593 64.66% 35.34% 162,779 89.06%
1976 174,150 114,486 59,664 65.74% 34.26% 154,976 88.99%
1975 164,725 109,493 55,232 66.47% 33.53% 146,457 88.91%
1974 154,008 102,677 51,331 66.67% 33.33% 136,805 88.83%
1973 142,536 94,601 47,935 66.37% 33.63% 126,515 88.76%
1972 130,831 85,877 44,954 65.64% 34.36% 116,021 88.68%
1971 119,712 77,454 42,258 64.7% 35.3% 106,065 88.6%
1970 109,795 70,071 39,724 63.82% 36.18% 97,004 88.35%
1969 101,132 63,814 37,318 63.1% 36.9% 89,097 88.1%
1968 94,138 58,836 35,302 62.5% 37.5% 82,700 87.85%
1967 87,161 54,022 33,139 61.98% 38.02% 76,344 87.59%
1966 80,649 49,575 31,074 61.47% 38.53% 70,423 87.32%
1965 74,367 45,252 29,115 60.85% 39.15% 64,736 87.05%
1964 68,238 41,011 27,227 60.1% 39.9% 59,217 86.78%
1963 62,338 36,929 25,409 59.24% 40.76% 53,922 86.5%
1962 56,829 33,126 23,703 58.29% 41.71% 48,930 86.1%
1961 51,941 29,783 22,158 57.34% 42.66% 44,508 85.69%
1960 47,857 27,030 20,827 56.48% 43.52% 40,812 85.28%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Qatar ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Qatar. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Qatar

# City Population 2022
1 Doha 347,836
2 Ar Rayyan 273,773
3 Umm Salal Muhammad 29,705
4 Al Wakrah 26,708
5 Al Khawr 19,091
6 Ash Shihaniyah 8,508
7 Dukhan 7,351
8 Musay`id 5,878
9 Madinat ash Shamal 5,333
10 Al Wukayr 5,207
11 Ar Ruways 3,395
12 Umm Bab 2,536
13 Al Ghuwayriyah 2,371
14 Al Jumayliyah 1,815
15 Fuwayrit 1,356

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2