Doha, Qatar Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Doha, Qatar metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Doha in 2019 is 637,000, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Doha in 2018 was 633,000, a 2.26% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Doha in 2017 was 619,000, a 2.48% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Doha in 2016 was 604,000, a 2.37% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Qatar
City Name Population
Ar-Rayyan 716,000
Doha 637,000
Doha Industrial Area 413,000
Doha - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 637,000 0.63%
2018 633,000 2.26%
2017 619,000 2.48%
2016 604,000 2.37%
2015 590,000 2.43%
2014 576,000 2.49%
2013 562,000 2.37%
2012 549,000 2.43%
2011 536,000 2.29%
2010 524,000 6.29%
2009 493,000 7.17%
2008 460,000 7.23%
2007 429,000 7.25%
2006 400,000 7.24%
2005 373,000 7.18%
2004 348,000 4.82%
2003 332,000 3.75%
2002 320,000 3.56%
2001 309,000 3.69%
2000 298,000 3.83%
1999 287,000 3.61%
1998 277,000 3.75%
1997 267,000 2.30%
1996 261,000 1.95%
1995 256,000 1.59%
1994 252,000 2.02%
1993 247,000 1.65%
1992 243,000 1.67%
1991 239,000 1.70%
1990 235,000 2.17%
1989 230,000 1.77%
1988 226,000 1.80%
1987 222,000 1.83%
1986 218,000 4.81%
1985 208,000 6.12%
1984 196,000 6.52%
1983 184,000 6.36%
1982 173,000 6.79%
1981 162,000 5.88%
1980 153,000 6.25%
1979 144,000 6.67%
1978 135,000 6.30%
1977 127,000 6.72%
1976 119,000 6.25%
1975 112,000 6.67%
1974 105,000 6.06%
1973 99,000 6.45%
1972 93,000 5.68%
1971 88,000 12.82%
1970 78,000 13.04%
1969 69,000 11.29%
1968 62,000 12.73%
1967 55,000 10.00%
1966 50,000 8.70%
1965 46,000 9.52%
1964 42,000 10.53%
1963 38,000 8.57%
1962 35,000 6.06%
1961 33,000 6.45%
1960 31,000 3.33%
1959 30,000 7.14%
1958 28,000 7.69%
1957 26,000 4.00%
1956 25,000 4.17%
1955 24,000 9.09%
1954 22,000 4.76%
1953 21,000 5.00%
1952 20,000 5.26%
1951 19,000 5.56%
1950 18,000 0.00%