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Unemployed population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), job history (worked before/ never worked before), sex and age group (2010)

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      15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 >65 Total
    Males 32 89 44 9 0 0 174
  Unemployed Worked Before Females 63 105 94 61 0 0 323
    Total 95 194 138 70 0 0 497
    Males 475 128 34 0 0 0 637
QATARIS Unemployed Never Worked Before Females 965 715 197 0 0 0 1.877
    Total 1440 843 231 0 0 0 2.514
    Males 507 217 78 9 0 0 811
  Total Qataris unemployed Females 1028 820 291 61 0 0 2200
    Total 1535 1037 369 70 0 0 3011
    Males 22 60 30 13 0 0 125
  Unemployed Worked Before Females 52 334 184 77 0 0 647
    Total 74 394 214 90 0 0 772
    Males 73 478 48 0 0 0 599
NON-QATARIS Unemployed Never Worked Before Females 339 978 89 0 0 0 1406
    Total 412 1456 137 0 0 0 2005
    Males 95 538 78 13 0 0 724
  Total Non-Qataris unemployed Females 391 1312 273 77 0 0 2053
    Total 486 1850 351 90 0 0 2777
    Males 54 149 74 22 0 0 299
  Total Unemployed Worked Before Females 115 439 278 138 0 0 970
    Total 169 588 352 160 0 0 1269
    Males 548 606 82 0 0 0 1.236
TOTAL Total Unemployed Never Worked Before Females 1304 1693 286 0 0 0 3.283
    Total 1852 2299 368 0 0 0 4.519
    Males 602 755 156 22 0 0 1535
  TOTAL UNEMPLOYED Females 1419 2132 564 138 0 0 4253
    Total 2021 2887 720 160 0 0 5788

Source: census 2010, QSA

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Reference period for census 2010: the night of April 21st, 2010.

Implementation method: census is 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, including in labour camps.

 

Unemployed but worked before (old unemployed): The person (15 years or older) who is capable, prepared and searching for work, but not finding a job during the week ending on 20/04/2010, and he had worked in Qatar before.

Unemployed and never worked before (new unemployed): The person (15 years or older) who is capable, prepared and searching for work, but not finding a job during the week ending on 20/04/2010, and he had never worked in Qatar before.

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA)

(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

 

None of Qatar censuses or other sources have ever disclosed figures of total population broken down by country of citizenship or even by nationality (Qatari/non-Qatari).

For 2010 data have been collected but remain withheld. The census only provides detailed data on population 15 years and above by nationality.

Released parts of census 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

Census 2010′ website:

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

2010′ census in Excel or PDF format individual tables:

http://www.qsa.gov.qa/QatarCensus/Census_Results.aspx

 

Date of access: June 2013.

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