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Qatar
Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Qatari Rial (QAR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 11607  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 1870  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 161.1  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Doha (567)  
United Nations membership date 21 September 1971  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 173320  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 127332  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 44531  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 13.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 16.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 7.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 92682.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 72397.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 54240.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 83261.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 65038.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 47278.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 29.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 34.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 32.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 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$) 2011 51978  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 ...  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 165 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.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 218 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 191 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 126  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 123  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 126  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 123  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 95  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 54.1  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 58.3 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. 2009.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 41.0 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. 2004. March. Population census.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 1.4  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.6 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. 2009.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.7 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. 2004. March. Population census.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 51.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 52.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 46.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 95.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 95.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 94.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 2527 Arrivals in hotels only. Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1519 Arrivals in hotels only. Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 913 Arrivals in hotels only. Arrivals of non-resident tourists in hotels and similar establishments. Includes domestic tourism.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 149538 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 97843  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 139.5  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 140.9  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 112.3  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 86.2  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 81.6  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 24.7  
Exports (million US$) 2011 22328.2  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 United States (11.5), China (9.6), United Arab Emirates (8.0)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.0  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -8.6  
Urban population (%) 2012 99.0  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 14.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 2.6/2.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 314.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.2/78.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 8.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 43.2 1998.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 1305.4/86.6 Data refer to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 1329  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 2.5  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 104.8/102.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 64.2  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.6/0.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 0.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 34  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 70287/44.0  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 16034.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 75  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 21.6/32.7  
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