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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 11607  
Population (est., 000) 2268  
Pop. density (per sq km) 206.2  
Capital city Doha  
Capital city pop. (000) 699  
Currency Qatari Rial (QAR)  
UN membership date 21 September 1971  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 202450  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 125122  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 44531  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 6.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 16.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 7.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 93352.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 71510.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 54228.8  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 87390.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 64112.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 47268.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 29.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 31.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 32.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 3.64 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 3.64 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 3.64 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 62587  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 51978 2011.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 ...  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 173 Index base 2002=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 162 Index base 2002=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 119 Index base 2002=100.  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 119 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 53 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 134  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 134  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 0.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 0.4  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 1.1  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 51.9 Paid employment only. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 58.4 Paid employment only. ISIC Rev.3. 2009.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 41.6 Paid employment only. 2006. ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 1.4 Paid employment only. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.6 Paid employment only. ISIC Rev.3. 2009.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 3.0 Paid employment only. 2006. ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 50.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 50.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 44.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 95.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 95.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 94.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 2611  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1700  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 ...  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 9184 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 7428  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 3896  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 152.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 125.0 Active subscriptions.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 87.3 Active and inactive subscriptions.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 85.3 Refers to overall population. Preliminary.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 69.0 Refers to overall population.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 24.7  
Exports (million US$) 2013 136855.1  
Imports (million US$) 2013 27034.1  
Balance (million US$) 2013 109821.0  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Japan (29.2), Republic of Korea (17.9), India (10.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (11.9), China (9.8), United Arab Emirates (7.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 5.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 6.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -5.6  
Urban population (%) 2014 99.2  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 13.7  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 2.9/1.5  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 325.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 79.4/77.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 38.0  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1601.0/73.8 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 1381  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 2.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 102.5/111.2 2005.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 63.7  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 1.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 0.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 35  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 1.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 83875/43.9  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 770.0  
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