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Population 15 years and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2012)

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    QATARIS     NON-QATARIS   TOTAL
  Males  Females  Total  Males  Females  Total  Males  Females  Total 
15 – 19 11,602 14,341 25,943 25,711 26,914 52,625 37,313 41,255 78,568
20 – 24 12,076 12,276 24,352 128,790 34,158 162,948 140,866 46,434 187,300
25 – 29 9,992 9,579 19,571 223,859 43,825 267,684 233,851 53,404 287,255
30 – 34 9,859 8,908 18,767 228,707 41,974 270,681 238,566 50,882 289,448
35 – 39 7,670 7,631 15,301 181,631 31,069 212,700 189,301 38,700 228,001
40 – 44 7,966 7,228 15,194 149,355 25,674 175,029 157,321 32,902 190,223
45 – 49 6,147 6,904 13,051 95,857 16,525 112,382 102,004 23,429 125,433
50 – 54 6,475 5,250 11,725 60,782 11,517 72,299 67,257 16,767 84,024
55 – 59 4,026 4,206 8,232 30,269 6,659 36,928 34,295 10,865 45,160
60 – 64 2,717 2,954 5,671 10,643 3,443 14,086 13,360 6,397 19,757
>65 4,253 3,953 8,206 9,419 3,745 13,164 13,672 7,698 21,370
Total Q. 82,783 83,230 166,013 1,145,023 245,503 1,390,526 1,227,806 328,733 1,556,539

Source: Labour Force Bulletin 2012

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Sampling frame of LFB 2012: Population Census 2010.

Sample size: 6895 households and 37629 individuals from: 1- Qatari households; 2- Non-Qatari regular (non-collective) households; 3- Non-Qatari small collective households (2 – 6 persons); 4- Non-Qatari large collective households (7 persons or more).

Reference period for data collection: April 2012.

Population of reference: all Qatari and non-Qatari households present in Qatar on the night of survey, living in normal and collective households.

The collective households are a group of persons not related to each other and sharing living conditions in a residential unit, I.e. labor camps, students living boarding schools, nurses in hospitals… etc. The survey covered the small collective households (includes less than 7 persons) and large collective households (includes 7 persons or more).

The survey did not cover short periods accommodation, i.e. hotels.

 

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA)

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3. Data availability

 

The Statistics Authority conducted the first labor Force Sample Survey in 2001. Starting from 2006, the execution of these surveys came to be on annual basis.

Most Labour Force Surveys and publications related to the labour force are available on QSA’s website, in PDF format and can be downloaded from:

 

https://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/statistics1/pages/topicslisting.aspx?parent=Social&child=LaborForce

 

Annual Bulletin of the Labour Force survey 2012 is available in PDf and Excel formats:

 

https://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/statistics1/pages/topicslisting.aspx?parent=Social&child=LaborForce

 

https://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/statistics1/pages/topicslisting.aspx?parent=Social&child=LaborForce

 

See also Qatar Information Exchange, an interactive data base compiling data on the labour force taken from available surveys:

http://www.qix.gov.qa/portal/page/portal/qix/subject_area/Statistics?subject_area=183

 

Date of access: September 2013.

 

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