Qatar: Estimates of non-nationals by country of citizenship and migration status (selected nationalities) (Qatar, 26-30/09/2013).
1. Data collection methodology
The figures were released during a press conference held October 1, 2013, between NHRC and official representatives of the Nepalese community residing in Qatar.
The press conference followed the publication by the Guardian Newspaper, of reports of fatal work accidents for Nepalese construction workers employed
in the building of 2022′ World Cup facilities.
The figures presented here were quoted in the press. Writers stated they were originally retrieved from a report by Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee (which could not be found).
2. Data availability
The figures have been published in the press:
In Arabic: Al Raya newspaper http://www.raya.com/news/locals (October 1, 2013, p.20)
In English: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/qatar-s-population-exceeds-2m-521314.html (English)