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Total population by type of residence and gender (Census night, March 1997) (Qatar)

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    Households     Labour camps     Public Housing     TOTAL  
  males females total males females total males females total males females total
Doha 115.622 90.937 206.559 53.792 812 54.604 925 347 1.272 170.339 92.096 262.435
Al Rayyan 69.772 59.059 128.831 39.315 15 39.330 1.451 112 1.563 110.538 59.186 169.724
Al Wakrah 10.934 9.935 20.869 3.414 0 3.414 0 0 0 14.348 9.935 24.283
Umm Slal 9.141 7.643 16.784 1.608 0 1.608 0 0 0 10.749 7.643 18.392
Al Khor 5.619 3.546 9.165 8.592 5 8.597 0 0 0 14.211 3.551 17.762
Al Shamal 2.239 1.458 3.697 362 0 362 0 0 0 2.601 1.458 4.059
Al-Ghuwairiah 1.071 315 1.386 330 0 330 0 0 0 1.401 315 1.716
Al-Jemailiah 4.120 2.317 6.437 3.370 0 3.370 16 13 29 7.506 2.330 9.836
Jarian Al-Bathna 1.551 896 2.447 2.001 0 2.001 0 0 0 3.552 896 4.448
Masi’id 2.369 2.024 4.393 3.158 0 3.158 0 0 0 5.527 2.024 7.551
Total 222.438 178.130 400.568 115.942 832 116.774 2.392 472 2.864 340.772 179.434 520.206

Source: census 1997, QSA

 

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

Reference periods for each census: 1970: unknown; the nights of March 16th, 1986; March 1st, 1997; March 16th, 2004 and April 21st, 2010 respectively.
Implementation method: censuses are 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.

Prior to 2010′ census, only a sample of foreign residents was covered in census.

2. Institution which provides data

Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics
(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

Released parts of censuses (1986; 1997; 2004; 2010) 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

Date of access: 5 June 2014.

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