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Total population by type of residence and gender (Census night, March 2004) (Qatar)

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  Households     Labour camps     TOTAL  
males females total males females total males females total
Doha 156.566 116.675 273.241 63.110 3.496 66.606 219.676 120.171 339.847
Al Rayyan 96.495 86.984 183.479 89.267 114 89.381 185.762 87.098 272.860
Al Wakrah 13.607 13.286 26.893 4.548 0 4.548 18.155 13.286 31.441
Umm Slal 14.325 13.488 27.813 3.792 0 3.792 18.117 13.488 31.605
Al Khor 8.434 6.228 14.662 16.885 0 16.885 25.319 6.228 31.547
Al Shamal 2.219 1.751 3.970 945 0 945 3.164 1.751 4.915
Al-Ghuwairiah 559 376 935 1.224 0 1.224 1.783 376 2.159
Al-Jemailiah 5.329 2.749 8.078 2.225 0 2.225 7.554 2.749 10.303
Jarian Al-Bathna 1.717 1.045 2.762 3.916 0 3.916 5.633 1.045 6.678
Masaieed 1.679 1.455 3.134 9.540 0 9.540 11.219 1.455 12.674
Total 300.930 244.037 544.967 195.452 3.610 199.062 496.382 247.647 744.029

source: census 2004, 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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