Gulf Labour Markets, Migration, and Population (GLMM) Programme

An international independent, non-partisan, non-profit joint programme of a major Gulf think tank and a globally renowned academic migration centre.
The programme provides data, analyses, and recommendations contributing to the improvement of understanding and management of
Gulf labour migration, population, and labour markets, engaging with and respecting the viewpoints of all stakeholder.

Demographic and economic module



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Origin: Qatar

Data on population stocks

Total population (POP1)

Total population by demographic characteristics (POP2)

POP2.1 - Population by sex

Qatar: Population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari) and sex at dates/ year of census (1986-2015)

Qatar: Estimates of total population by sex and annual demographic growth rates (1986-2016)

Qatar: Population born in Qatar by current country of residence in Europe and sex (2011)

Estimates of total population by sex and annual demographic growth rates (Qatar, 1986-2013)

Population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari) and sex at dates of census (1986-2010)

POP2.2 - Population by age group

Qatar: Population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and five-year age group (2015)

Qatar: Population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari) and five-year age group (2015)

Qatar: Population 15 years and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and 10-years age group (2013)

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

Population aged 15 years and above by sex, 10 years-age groups and nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari) and total population by sex and 5-years age groups (2010)

POP2.3 - Population by marital status

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2015)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2012)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2010)

Total population by socio-economic characteristics (POP3)

POP3.1 - Population by level of education

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2018)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, age group and education level (2016)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), age group and education level (2016)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2015)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), age group, sex and educational specialisation (2010)

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

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and level of education (2012)

Population 10 years and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, age group and educational level (2010)

Population aged 10 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and level of education (2010)

POP3.2 - Population by place of residence (rural/urban, governorates, etc.)

Population by nationality (Qatar/ non-Qatari), sex and municipality of residence (Qatar, 2010)

POP3.3 - Population by activity status

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and relation to labour force (2018)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and relation to labour force (2016)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and relation to labour force (2015)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and relation to labour force (2014)

Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and relation to labor force (2013)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity status (relation to labor force) (2012)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity status (2010)

Total population by migration-related characteristics (POP4)

Working age population (WAP1)

Working age population by demographic characteristics (WAP2)

Working age population by socio-economic characteristics (WAP3)

Working age population by migration-related characteristics (WAP4)

Employed population (EMP1)

EMP1.1 - Employed population by country of birth and/or country of citizenship

EMP 1.1 Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2006-2018)

Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2006-2016)

Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2006-2013)

Qatar: Lawyers employed and under training in Qatar by sex and nationality group (2010-2012)

Qatar: Teachers employed in public universities by sex, title and country of citizenship (academic year 2011/2012)

Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2007; 2010; 2011; 2012)

EMP1.2 - Employed population by occupation

Qatar: Economically active population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2018)

Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2017)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2016)

Qatar: Economically active foreign population aged 15 and above by occupation and sector of economic activity (2016)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2015)

Qatar: Economically active foreign population aged 15 and above by occupation and sector of economic activity (2015)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2014)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation (2013)

Economically active population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and occupation group (2012)

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

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

EMP1.3 - Employed population by sector of activity (public/private)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2018)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2018)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2017)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2016)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2016)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2015)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2015)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2014)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2014)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2013)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2013)

Economically active population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and activity sector (2012)

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex, age group and sector of economic activity (2010)

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and sector of economic activity (2010)

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), activity sector and sex (2010)

EMP1.4 - Employed population by status at work (employees, employers, self-employed persons)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and employment status (2018)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and employment status (2017)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and employment status (2014)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and employment status (2013)

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

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and employment status (2010)

EMP1.5 - Employed population by demographic socio-economic and migration-related characteristics

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2017)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2017)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2014)

Qatar: Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2014)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2013)

Economically active population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2013)

Economically-active population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and age group (2012)

Qatar: Large and small labor camp population( 15 years and above) by 10-years age group and sex (Qatar, 2010)

Qatar: Large and small labor camp population( 15 years and above) by 10-years age group, sex and educational level (Qatar, 2010)

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2010)

Employed population by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari), sex and education level (2010)

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

EMP1.6 - Others

Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, occupation and average weekly work hours (2017)

Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, occupation and average weekly work hours (2016)

Qatar: Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, average weekly work hours and monthly wages (2016).

Qatar: A comparison of average monthly salaries received, by nationality group of workers (in US$, selected professions, 2015)

Employed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, occupation and average weekly work hours (2012)

Unemployed population (UNE1)

UNE1.1 - Unemployed population by country of birth and/or country of citizenship

Unemployed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2007; 2010; 2011; 2012)

UNE1.2 - Unemployed population by time for searching a job

Unemployed population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and duration of employment search in months (2012)

UNE1.3 - Unemployed population by job history

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and job history (2013)

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and job history (worked before/ never worked before) (2012)

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and job history (worked before/ never worked before) (2010)

UNE1.5 - Unemployed population by demographic socio-economic and migration-related characteristics

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2013)

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2013)

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

Unemployed population (aged 15 and above) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2010)

Unemployed population (aged 15 and above) seeking employment by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2012)

Unemployed population (aged 15 and above) seeking employment by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2010)

Unemployed population seeking employment by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), age group, sex and education level (2010)

Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), job history (worked before/ never worked before), sex and age group (2010)

Inactive population (INA1)

INA1.1 - Inactive population by country of birth and/or country of citizenship

Qatar: Economically inactive population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2006 – 2017)

Economically inactive population (15 years and above) by nationality (Qatar/non-Qatari) and sex (2006 – 2013)

INA1.2 - Inactive population by inactivity status (retired persons, housewives, students)

Qatar: Inactive population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and inactivity status (2015)

Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and inactivity status (2013)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and inactivity status (2010)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and inactivity status (2012)

INA1.3 - Student population by main characteristics

Qatar: Mobile students from Qatar by receiving country (2005-2013)

Qatar: Qatari students on scholarships abroad by sex and country of study (academic year 201-2012)

Qatar: Students in public universities by sex and country of citizenship (Qatar) (2011/2012)

Students in public and private universities and colleges by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and sector of establishment (public/ private) (2010-2011)

Students in public universities by gender and country of citizenship (Qatar) (2010/2011)

INA1.4 - Inactive population by demographic socio-economic migration-related characteristics

Qatar: Inactive population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2015)

Qatar: Inactive population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2015)

Qatar: Inactive population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2015)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex, age group and inactivity status (2010)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2010)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and marital status (2012)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2012)

Inactive population (15 years and more) by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and age group (2012)

Forced migrants (FOR1)

Data on population flows

Arrivals and Departures (MOV1)

Permits (MOV2)

Other movements (MOV3)

Irregular migration (stock and flows)

Irregular migration (stock and flows) (IRR1)

Return migrants (RET1)

Economic and financial indicators

Economic and financial indicators (ECO1)