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Human Development Data for the Arab States

Qatar




Demography 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Population, female (thousands) 81.8 156.1 206.2 268.3 295.9 329.2 365 398.9 427.9 450.6
Population, male (thousands) 139.8 317.6 384.8 552.7 682.5 849 1031.1 1198.9 1330.9 1419.5
Population, total both sexes (thousands) 221.6 473.7 591 821 978.3 1178.2 1396.1 1597.8 1758.8 1870
Population, urban (% of population) 89.4 92.2 94.9 95.4 95.5 95.6 95.7 95.8 95.8 95.9
Economy 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Arms imports (constant 1990 US$) (thousands) 53000 5000 11000 .. .. .. .. 285000 20000 ..
Food imports (% of merchandise imports) 15 17.4 11.7 6.6 5.2 4.7 6 7.1 8.2 ..
GDP (constant 2000 US$) (thousands) .. .. 17800000 26500000 31400000 39800000 49900000 54200000 .. ..
GDP growth (annual %) .. .. .. 7.6 18.6 26.8 25.5 8.6 .. ..
GDP per capita growth (annual %) .. .. .. -6.3 -0.5 5.3 5.9 -5.1 .. ..
General government final consumption expenditure (% of GDP) .. .. 19.7 24.2 21.3 21.6 18.6 24.7 .. ..
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) .. .. 22.3 33 36 33.6 29.2 31.2 .. ..
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) 6.8 3 1.7 8.8 11.8 13.8 15.1 -4.9 -2.4 ..
Military expenditure (% of central government expenditure) .. .. .. 12.1 9.4 13.7 15.4 .. .. ..
Net ODA received (% of GNI) 0 0 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Net ODA received per capita (current US$) 2.4 3.2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Education 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Adult literacy rate, both sexes (% aged 15 and above) .. .. .. .. .. 93.1 94 94.7 .. ..
Combined gross enrolment in education (both sexes) (%) 42.5 52 .. 71.7 68.1 64.7 61 57.4 .. ..
Expected Years of Schooling (of children) (years) 10.5 12.8 12.3 13.8 13.6 13.3 12.7 12 12 12
Internet users .. 0 28700 203000 283000 436000 531000 687000 1210000 ..
Internet users (per 100 people) .. 0 4.9 24.7 29 37 38 43 69 ..
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) .. .. .. 90.4 91.7 93.1 94 94.7 .. ..
Mean years of schooling (of adults over 25) (years) 4.4 5.4 6.4 7 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3
Population with at least secondary education (ratio of female to male rates) 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.1 .. .. .. .. 1.1 ..
Public expenditure on education (% of GDP) 2.5 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure) 6.5 .. .. 19.6 .. .. .. .. .. ..
School enrollment, primary (% gross) 103 107 101 110 103 111 108 106 103 ..
School enrollment, secondary (% gross) 62.1 83.2 87.5 112 104 86.7 86.1 86.7 93.7 ..
School enrollment, secondary (% net) 48.1 68.8 74 94.8 93.2 77.6 73.1 78.5 83.4 ..
School enrollment, tertiary (% gross) 9.6 23.8 23 18.3 19.3 13.4 11.5 10.1 10 ..
Total enrollment, primary (% net) 83.7 96 95.5 .. .. .. .. 98.4 .. ..
Gender 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19) .. .. 20.8 17.1 16.6 16.2 16 15.9 .. ..
GII: Gender Inequality Index, value .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.5
Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) 22.7 40.4 36.9 45.9 47.1 48 48.2 49.9 .. ..
Shares in parliament (female-male ratio) .. .. .. .. .. .. 0 0 .. 0
Health 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) .. .. 99.5 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Expenditure on health, public (% of GDP) (%) .. .. .. 3.1 3.1 2.9 .. 2.9 .. ..
Health expenditure per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) .. .. 1450 2390 2220 2030 1690 2090 .. ..
Health expenditure, public (% of GDP) .. .. 1.6 2.7 2.2 1.9 1.6 2 .. ..
Hospital beds (per 1,000 people) .. .. .. 2.4 2.5 2 1.4 .. .. ..
Immunization, DPT (% of children ages 12-23 months) 61 82 80 97 96 94 97 99 97 ..
Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months) 26 79 91 99 99 92 96 99 99 ..
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 71.2 74.1 76.3 77.2 77.4 77.6 77.8 77.9 .. ..
Maternal mortality ratio (deaths of women per100,000 live births) .. 15 11 9 .. .. 8 .. .. ..
Mortality rate, adult, female (per 1,000 female adults) 159 135 72.8 65.2 63.8 62.3 61.3 60.3 .. ..
Mortality rate, adult, male (per 1,000 male adults) 224 194 81.5 74.5 73.2 71.8 71 70.1 .. ..
Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) 31.6 17.2 10.5 8.4 8 7.6 7.3 7 6.7 ..
Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000) 40.7 20.8 12.7 10.2 9.8 9.4 9 8.6 8.2 ..
Physicians (per 1,000 people) .. 1.5 2 2.6 2.8 .. .. .. .. ..
Under-five mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) 39 19 14 12 .. 12 11 11 .. ..
Human Development 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Education index (expected and mean years of schooling) 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Health index (life expectancy) 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Income index (GNI per capita) 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1 1 1 1 1
Inequality 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Income Gini coefficient .. .. .. .. .. 41.1 .. .. .. ..
Inequality-adjusted life expectancy index .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 0.9
Loss due to inequality in life expectancy (%) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.4 7.2
Sustainability 1980 1990 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. 71.5 59 59 59 59 59 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. 23.8 39.2 39.2 39.2 39.2 39.2 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% of total freshwater withdrawal) .. .. 4.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 .. ..
Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources) .. .. 348 471 463 455 455 455 .. ..
Carbon Dioxide Emissions per capita (tonnes) .. 92.4 206.5 215.1 206.2 51.4 53.5 .. .. ..
Carbon dioxide per capita emission (growth 1970-2008) (%) .. .. .. .. .. .. -0.6 .. .. ..
CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita) 59.1 24.9 58.8 63.2 58.5 57.7 49.1 .. .. ..
Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita (cubic meters) .. .. .. .. .. 47.5 41.3 35 .. ..


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