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Unemployed population seeking employment by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), age group, sex and education level (2010)

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Educational Attainment    QATARIS NON-QATARIS TOTAL POPULATION
  15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 >55 Total 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 >55 Total 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 >55 Total
  Males 12 12 11 0 0 35 2 0 0 1 0 3 14 12 11 1 0 38
Illiterate Females 6 7 10 1 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 10 1 0 24
  Total 18 19 21 1 0 59 2 0 0 1 0 3 20 19 21 2 0 62
  Males 38 33 15 0 0 86 3 21 13 4 0 41 41 54 28 4 0 127
Read and Write & Night School Females 29 31 21 0 0 81 0 1 3 0 0 4 29 32 24 0 0 85
  Total 67 64 36 0 0 167 3 22 16 4 0 45 70 86 52 4 0 212
  Males 126 70 26 5 0 227 39 29 11 3 0 82 165 99 37 8 0 309
Primary  Females 63 32 23 3 0 121 1 1 0 3 0 5 64 33 23 6 0 126
  Total 189 102 49 8 0 348 40 30 11 6 0 87 229 132 60 14 0 435
  Males 134 60 13 1 0 208 19 39 15 0 0 73 153 99 28 1 0 281
Preparatory Females 147 75 25 3 0 250 13 7 2 0 0 22 160 82 27 3 0 272
  Total 281 135 38 4 0 458 32 46 17 0 0 95 313 181 55 4 0 553
  Males 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Vocational Females 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 4
  Total 0 3 2 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 2 0 0 7
  Males 194 34 11 1 0 240 28 61 19 1 0 109 222 95 30 2 0 349
Secondary Females 596 276 93 6 0 971 66 92 24 3 0 185 662 368 117 9 0 1.156
  Total 790 310 104 7 0 1.211 94 153 43 4 0 294 884 463 147 11 0 1.505
  Males 1 2 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 5
Post. Secondary Females 18 17 3 6 0 44 17 35 6 2 0 60 35 52 9 8 0 104
  Total 19 19 3 8 0 49 17 35 6 2 0 60 36 54 9 10 0 109
  Males 1 3 2 0 0 6 4 386 20 4 0 414 5 389 22 4 0 420
University and Above Females 169 382 114 42 0 707 293 1.175 238 69 0 1.775 462 1.557 352 111 0 2.482
  Total 170 385 116 42 0 713 297 1.561 258 73 0 2.189 467 1.946 374 115 0 2.902
  Males 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 3
Other  Females 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 3
Males 507 217 78 9 0 811 95 538 78 13 0 724 602 755 156 22 0 1.535
Total Females 1.028 820 291 61 0 2.200 391 1.312 273 77 0 2.053 1.419 2.132 564 138 0 4.253
Total 1.535 1.037 369 70 0 3.011 486 1.850 351 90 0 2.777 2021 2.887 720 160 0 5.788

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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