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Working age population by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and level of education (2012)

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    Qataris     Non-Qataris     TOTAL  
  males females  total males females  total males females  total
Illiterate 764 4,427 5,191 35,976 7,260 43,236 36,740 11,687 48,427
Read & Write 5,480 5,503 10,983 275,933 25,222 301,155 281,413 30,725 312,138
Primary 5,545 7,500 13,045 169,632 35,088 204,720 175,177 42,588 217,765
Preparatory 13,972 10,892 24,864 243,524 46,907 290,431 257,496 57,799 315,295
Secondary 26,571 22,847 49,418 179,431 52,553 231,984 206,002 75,400 281,402
Pre.U. Diploma 2,262 1,235 3,497 53,813 8,885 62,698 56,075 10,120 66,195
University and above 23,936 26,873 50,809 177,295 65,843 243,138 201,231 92,716 293,947
Total  78,530 79,277 157,807 1,135,604 241,758 1,377,362 1,214,134 321,035 1,535,169

Source: Labour Force Bulletin 2012

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Sampling frame of LFB 2012: Population Census 2010.

Sample size: 6895 households and 37629 individuals from: 1- Qatari households; 2- Non-Qatari regular (non-collective) households; 3- Non-Qatari small collective households (2 – 6 persons); 4- Non-Qatari large collective households (7 persons or more).

Reference period for data collection: April 2012.

Population of reference: all Qatari and non-Qatari households present in Qatar on the night of survey, living in normal and collective households.

The collective households are a group of persons not related to each other and sharing living conditions in a residential unit, I.e. labor camps, students living boarding schools, nurses in hospitals… etc. The survey covered the small collective households (includes less than 7 persons) and large collective households (includes 7 persons or more).

The survey did not cover short periods accommodation, i.e. hotels.

 

The working age population is defined as the population aged 15 to 65.

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA)

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ARABIC

 

3. Data availability

 

The Statistics Authority conducted the first labor Force Sample Survey in 2001. Starting from 2006, the execution of these surveys came to be on annual basis.

Most Labour Force Surveys and publications related to the labour force are available on QSA’s website, in PDF format and can be downloaded from:

 

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

 

Annual Bulletin of the Labour Force survey 2012 is available in PDf and Excel formats:

 

http://www.qix.gov.qa/portal/page/portal/QIXPOC/Documents/QIX%20Knowledge%20Base/Publication/Labor%20Force%20Researches/labor%20force%20sample%20survey/Source_QSA/Labour_Force_Statistics_QSA_Bu_AE_2012.pdf

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

 

See also Qatar Information Exchange, an interactive data base compiling data on the labour force taken from available surveys:

http://www.qix.gov.qa/portal/page/portal/qix/subject_area/Statistics?subject_area=183

 

Date of access: September 2013.

 

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