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QATAR

Most Qataris are Arabs; some have Iranian or African ancestry. Large foreign communities of Indians, Iranians,
Pakistanis, and Egyptians. Other groups include Filipinos, Bangladeshis, Sudanese, Afghans, other Arabs, Sri Lankans, and Westerners, mostly British.
POPULATION GRAPH

Population:

833,285 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 159

Age structure:

0-14 years: 21.8% (male 93,805/female 88,040)
15-64 years: 76.8% (male 454,714/female 185,004)
65 years and over: 1.4% (male 6,792/female 4,930) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 30.8 years
male: 32.8 years
female: 25.4 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

0.957% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 130

Birth rate:

15.61 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 136

Death rate:

2.46 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 220

Net migration rate:

-3.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 156

Urbanization:

urban population: 96% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 2.46 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.38 male(s)/female
total population: 2 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 12.66 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 140
male: 13.51 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.77 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 75.35 years
country comparison to the world: 80
male: 73.66 years
female: 77.14 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

2.45 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 100

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.09% (2001 est.)

country comparison to the world: 166

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

NA

Nationality:

noun: Qatari(s)
adjective: Qatari

Ethnic groups:

Arab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%

Religions:

Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14% (2004 census)

Languages:

Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 89%
male: 89.1%
female: 88.6% (2004 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2006)

Education expenditures: