Employed population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), activity sector and sex (2010)
|Governement est./ company||6,559||2,845||9,404||25,765||7,682||33,447||32,324||10,527||42,851|
Source: census 2010, QSA
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Reference period for census 2010: the night of April 21st, 2010.
Implementation method: census is based on de jure method; i.e. registering people according to their usual place of residence at time of census.
Populations in transit or visiting Qatar as tourists, as well as residents of public housing or visitors staying in a household for less than two months after night of reference were excluded.
Populations away from usual residence in Qatar for reasons of duty, or on a visit abroad for less than two months, as well as individuals with no personal housing within Qatar staying with a household for more than two months, are counted in their usual/ present residence during census night.
Population of reference: all individuals (nationals and non-nationals) present within the State’s borders during time of reference, including in labour camps.
The employed population here also includes paid trainees.
Employed: The person (15 years or older) engaged in work or who works for profit, whether for his own account, for wages or for a family without being paid, during the week ending on 20/04/2010 provided that working hours should not be less than one hour during that week, and the sick, regular or other temporary leave should not be counted in the absence days.
Trainee getting a salary: The person (15 years or older) who joins any of the training institutes, whether morning or evening study, and gets a salary during the training period
Public/Governmental Establishment: Included are the establishments practicing a productive activity and the State owns its capital completely such as Qatar Oil, Central Bank of Qatar, etc.).
Mixed (Joint Sector): It is the sector that includes establishments that the government contributes in their capitals together with another entity, whether national or foreign.
Private: Included are the establishments owned by a person or group of persons, whether Qatari or Non-Qatari, natural or legal (excluded are the corporations contributed by the government).
Diplomatic / Regional: The establishments that practice a diplomatic or consulate activity for other countries such as the embassies, consulates, etc. as well as the establishments that follow regional and international organizations.
Non Profit institutions: Included are the establishments that do not aim at profit such as charity associations, etc.
2. Institution which provides data
Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA)
3. Data availability
None of Qatar censuses or other sources have ever disclosed figures of total population broken down by country of citizenship or even by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari).
For 2010 data have been collected but remain withheld. The census only provides detailed data on population 15 years and above by nationality.
Released parts of census are available on the website of the QSA, in published form in PDF format.
Census 2010′ website:
2010′ census in Excel or PDF format individual tables:
Date of access: June 2013.