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

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Country of citizenship Males Females Total
Qatar 1.089 4.920 6.009
U.A.E. 2 31 33
Bahrain 22 107 129
Kuwait 3 11 14
Saudi Arabia 32 117 149
Oman 40 142 182
Gulf Countries 1.188 5.328 6.516
Iraq 38 70 108
Yemen 98 270 368
Palestine 181 371 552
Jordan 141 285 426
Egypt 174 219 393
Syria 59 112 171
Lebanon 15 33 48
Sudan 89 189 278
Somalia 32 45 77
Tunisia 12 36 48
Algeria 14 39 53
Mauritania 23 12 35
Other Arab countries 19 48 67
Arab Countries 895 1.729 2.624
United States 11 29 40
United Kingdom 2 11 13
Canada 3 18 21
Iran 64 160 224
Pakistan 32 59 91
India 20 31 51
Other  124 89 213
Other Countries 256 397 653
Total   2.339 7.454 9.793

Source: Universities

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

The table refers to the students in Qatar University and Community College

 

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 However, recently they seem not to be published yearly as a complete volume and thematic chapters are published separately.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.