Gulf Labour Markets, Migration, and Population (GLMM) Programme

An international independent, non-partisan, non-profit joint programme of a major Gulf think tank and a globally renowned academic migration centre.
The programme provides data, analyses, and recommendations contributing to the improvement of understanding and management of
Gulf labour migration, population, and labour markets, engaging with and respecting the viewpoints of all stakeholder.

POP 3.1 Qatar: Population aged 15 and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and education level (2016)

If you want to download this document in pdf/excel or to print it, you must accept the legal notices.
I accept the legal notices.
image_pdfimage_print
Qataris Non-Qataris Total
Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Illiterate 785 2,831 3,616 26,395 4,055 30,450 27,180 6,886 34,066
Read & Write 4,537 5,530 10,067 204,228 33,885 238,113 208,765 39,415 248,180
Primary 7,072 6,568 13,640 370,766 57,824 428,590 377,838 64,392 442,230
Preparatory 16,572 17,361 33,933 533,614 60,381 593,995 550,186 77,742 627,928
Secondary 34,873 26,346 61,219 298,791 75,977 374,768 333,664 102,323 435,987
Pre.U. Diploma 3,139 3,966 7,105 84,720 20,121 104,841 87,859 24,087 111,946
University and above 28,046 36,660 64,706 234,738 107,614 342,352 262,784 144,274 407,058
Total  95,024 99,262 194,286 1,753,252 359,857 2,113,109 1,848,276 459,119 2,307,395

Source: Annual Bulletin of Labor Force Sample survey 2016
 
ANNEXED NOTE
 
1. Technical Notes and Definitions

The data is taken from 2016 Labour Force Survey (yearly synthesis)
Sampling frame of LFS 2016: Population Census 2010.
Sample size: 60,016 persons, in 9,199  households: 1- Qatari households; 2- Non-Qatari regular (non-collective) households;
Data Collection: The sample was divided into equal parts to collect data monthly.  Each month 1/3 of the quarterly data were collected during the first two weeks of the month.
Reference period for the labour force data: the week prior to data collection day.
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. labour 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.

2. Institution which provides data 

Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics
(http://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/pages/default.aspx)

3. Data availability 

Available at (PDF format):
http://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/statistics/Statistical%20Releases/Social/LaborForce/2016/Labour_force_2016_AE.pdf

The Statistics Authority conducted the first labour Force Sample Survey in 2001. Starting from 2006, the execution of these surveys came to be on annual basis. Quarterly publications of Labour Force Surveys’ data are also available since 2012.
2016′ and earlier Labour Force Surveys can be downloaded from MDPS’s website, in PDF and Excel format:
http://www.mdps.gov.qa/en/statistics1/pages/topicslisting.aspx?parent=Social&child=LaborForce
See also Qatar Information Exchange for earlier Labour Force Surveys. QIX has also 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

Last date of access: October 2017.

Tags: , ,