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Qatari students on scholarships abroad by sex and country of study (academic years 2008-2009 to 2010-2011)

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  2008/2009     2009/2010     2010/2011  
Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Saudi Arabia 3 0 3 2 0 2 3 0 3
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Lebanon 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Malaysia 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Singapore 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
United Kingdom 23 13 36 39 29 68 66 49 115
France 5 0 5 2 0 2 6 0 6
Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Ireland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Spain 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
United States 36 9 45 67 11 78 34 6 40
Canada 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 2 5
Australia 4 0 4 0 1 1 3 0 3
Other 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2
TOTAL 73 23 96 113 42 155 128 63 191

Source: Qatar Foundation, Supreme Council for Education, Universities

 

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

Students on scholarship are sponsored by the State of Qatar or by another body. The figures presented here do not take into account Qatar students abroad, living on their own expense, if any.

 

 

Institution which provides data

 

Qatar Statistics Authority

 

Data availability

 

These data on education have been found in the “Education” chapter of 2012’s Statistical Yearbook.

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

QSA publishes Statistical Yearbooks available online, in Excel (certain thematic chapters since 2010) and PDF format, up to 1980’s issue. However, recently they seem not to be published yearly as a complete volume and thematic chapters are published separately.

Issues 1980 to 2009 are available on the Qatar Information Exchange website, accessible from QSA’ website (English and Arabic website)

http://www.qix.gov.qa/portal/page/portal/QIXPOC/Documents/QIX%20Knowledge%20Base/Publication/General%20Statistics/Annual%20Abstract

Last date of access: June 27th, 2013.