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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 11607  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 2291  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 197.4  
Capital city 2015 Doha  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 718  
Currency 2015 Qatari Rial (QAR)  
UN membership date 2013 21 September 1971  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 211817  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 125122  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 44531  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 6.2  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 16.7  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 7.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 97518.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 70870.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 53207.3  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 0.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 0.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 0.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 65.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 66.8 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 73.8 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 34.8 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 33.1 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 26.0 At producers' prices.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 1.4 Break in the time series. Persons aged 15 to 76 years. Excluding persons temporarily absent from work. 2013.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 1.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Paid employment only. 2009.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 2.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 51.6 Break in the time series. Persons aged 15 to 76 years. Excluding persons temporarily absent from work. 2013.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 58.4 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Paid employment only. 2009.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 41.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 46.8 Break in the time series. Persons aged 15 to 76 years. Excluding persons temporarily absent from work. 2013.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 40.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Paid employment only. 2009.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 56.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. 2004.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 0.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 0.4 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 1.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 53.3/94.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 51.5/95.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 43.5/94.1 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 178 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.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 134 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 134 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 120  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 226 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 190 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 49662  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 ...  
Exports (million US$) 2015 77971.1  
Imports (million US$) 2015 32610.5  
Balance (million US$) 2015 45360.6  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Japan (20.8), Republic of Korea (17.3), India (11.9)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (11.5), United States (11.0), United Arab Emirates (8.8)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.7  
Urban population (%) 2015 99.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 6.0  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 79.7/77.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 20  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 1687.6/75.5 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 2826  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1433  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.2 Data revision.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.6  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 99.0/103.7 2011.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 103.2/116.1 2011.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 45.9/7.3  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 7.2 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 0.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 145.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 91.5 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 4.0  
Threatened species 2015 35  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 0.0 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 85023/40.5  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 9271  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 664.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 1.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 98.0/98.0  
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