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Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex, age group and occupation group (2010)

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Occupation group    Qataris Non-Qataris TOTAL EMPLOYED POPULATION
  15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 >65 Total 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 >65 Total 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 >65 Total
  Males 180 1,059 1,780 1,639 507 88 5,253 413 5,473 7,065 5,281 2,452 448 21,132 593 6,532 8,845 6,920 2,959 536 26,385
1 LEGISLATORS, SENIOR OFFICIALS AND MANAGERS Females 43 397 314 209 31 4 998 82 903 712 375 116 9 2,197 125 1,300 1,026 584 147 13 3,195
  Total 223 1,456 2,094 1,848 538 92 6,251 495 6,376 7,777 5,656 2,568 457 23,329 718 7,832 9,871 7,504 3,106 549 29,580
  Males 444 3,191 2,832 1,131 321 29 7,948 3,013 27,529 24,292 14,309 5,798 828 75,769 3,457 30,720 27,124 15,440 6,119 857 83,717
2 PROFESSIONALS Females 662 5,602 4,717 1,177 73 2 12,233 931 7,708 5,529 2,630 682 55 17,535 1,593 13,310 10,246 3,807 755 57 29,768
  Total 1,106 8,793 7,549 2,308 394 31 20,181 3,944 35,237 29,821 16,939 6,480 883 93,304 5,050 44,030 37,370 19,247 6,874 914 113,485
  Males 2,453 3,914 2,685 1,330 290 37 10,709 3,672 15,548 12,107 6,155 1,993 167 39,642 6,125 19,462 14,792 7,485 2,283 204 50,351
3 TECHNICIANS AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS Females 900 1,563 850 251 25 0 3,589 336 2,656 1,606 762 195 4 5,559 1,236 4,219 2,456 1,013 220 4 9,148
  Total 3,353 5,477 3,535 1,581 315 37 14,298 4,008 18,204 13,713 6,917 2,188 171 45,201 7,361 23,681 17,248 8,498 2,503 208 59,499
  Males 3,949 5,046 2,977 1,410 308 58 13,748 4,093 12,368 7,818 4,641 1,714 243 30,877 8,042 17,414 10,795 6,051 2,022 301 44,625
4 CLERKS Females 2,161 2,569 1,708 811 66 3 7,318 874 3,831 1,796 676 126 11 7,314 3,035 6,400 3,504 1,487 192 14 14,632
  Total 6,110 7,615 4,685 2,221 374 61 21,066 4,967 16,199 9,614 5,317 1,840 254 38,191 11,077 23,814 14,299 7,538 2,214 315 59,257
  Males 474 736 432 267 94 97 2,100 13,201 28,720 17,733 8,184 2,006 318 70,162 13,675 29,456 18,165 8,451 2,100 415 72,262
5 SERVICE WORKERS AND SHOP AND MARKET SALES WORKERS Females 67 122 140 102 18 9 458 2,024 5,821 1,814 673 137 21 10,490 2,091 5,943 1,954 775 155 30 10,948
  Total 541 858 572 369 112 106 2,558 15,225 34,541 19,547 8,857 2,143 339 80,652 15,766 35,399 20,119 9,226 2,255 445 83,210
  Males 2 7 9 7 2 4 31 2,237 4,316 3,049 1,580 400 90 11,672 2,239 4,323 3,058 1,587 402 94 11,703
6 SKILLED AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY WORKERS Females 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
  Total 2 7 9 7 2 4 31 2,237 4,316 3,049 1,581 400 90 11,673 2,239 4,323 3,058 1,588 402 94 11,704
  Males 157 295 347 229 74 28 1,130 63,948 194,429 153,276 50,828 7,784 665 470,930 64,105 194,724 153,623 51,057 7,858 693 472,060
7 CRAFT AND RELATED TRADES WORKERS Females 0 0 7 0 1 0 8 10 36 27 17 13 0 103 10 36 34 17 14 0 111
  Total 157 295 354 229 75 28 1,138 63,958 194,465 153,303 50,845 7,797 665 471,033 64,115 194,760 153,657 51,074 7,872 693 472,171
  Males 206 291 318 212 58 22 1,107 15,023 50,125 39,246 27,995 8,800 629 141,818 15,229 50,416 39,564 28,207 8,858 651 142,925
8 PLANT AND MACHINE OPERATORS AND ASSEMBLERS Females 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 170 115 61 8 1 406 51 170 115 61 8 1 406
  Total 206 291 318 212 58 22 1,107 15,074 50,295 39,361 28,056 8,808 630 142,224 15,280 50,586 39,679 28,268 8,866 652 143,331
  Males 1,193 1,385 801 548 171 44 4,142 39,276 77,670 64,978 22,102 4,389 556 208,971 40,469 79,055 65,779 22,650 4,560 600 213,113
9 ELEMENTARY OCCUPATIONS Females 7 34 90 134 38 1 304 10,860 42,092 21,730 8,456 1,329 62 84,529 10,867 42,126 21,820 8,590 1,367 63 84,833
  Total 1,200 1,419 891 682 209 45 4,446 50,136 119,762 86,708 30,558 5,718 618 293,500 51,336 121,181 87,599 31,240 5,927 663 297,946
  Males 9,058 15,924 12,181 6,773 1,825 407 46,168 144,876 416,178 329,564 141,075 35,336 3,944 1,070,973 153,934 432,102 341,745 147,848 37,161 4,351 1,117,141
TOTAL Females 3,840 10,287 7,826 2,684 252 19 24,908 15,168 63,217 33,329 13,651 2,606 163 128,134 19,008 73,504 41,155 16,335 2,858 182 153,042
  Total 12,898 26,211 20,007 9,457 2,077 426 71,076 160,044 479,395 362,893 154,726 37,942 4,107 1,199,107 172,942 505,606 382,900 164,183 40,019 4,533 1,270,183

Source: census 2010, QSA

ANNEXED NOTE

 

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

 

 

Occupations are categorised according to ISCO 88 international classification of occupations (major (1-digit) group titles).

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA)

(http://www.qsa.gov.qa/eng/index.htm for website in English; http://www.qsa.gov.qa/Ar/index.htm for website in Arabic)

 

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.

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

Census 2010′ website:

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

2010′ census in Excel or PDF format individual tables:

http://www.qsa.gov.qa/QatarCensus/Census_Results.aspx

 

Date of access: June 2013.

 

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