Qatar Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Qatar urban population for 2020 was 2,859,020, a 1.78% increase from 2019.
  • Qatar urban population for 2019 was 2,809,075, a 1.87% increase from 2018.
  • Qatar urban population for 2018 was 2,757,620, a 2.15% increase from 2017.
  • Qatar urban population for 2017 was 2,699,605, a 2.72% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Qatar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 2,859,020 99.24 1.76%
2019 2,809,075 99.19 1.85%
2018 2,757,620 99.14 2.13%
2017 2,699,605 99.08 2.68%
2016 2,628,233 99.02 3.47%
2015 2,538,640 98.95 4.32%
2014 2,431,364 98.87 5.20%
2013 2,308,190 98.79 6.29%
2012 2,167,463 98.70 7.67%
2011 2,007,401 98.60 9.33%
2010 1,828,503 98.50 11.65%
2009 1,627,406 98.34 14.34%
2008 1,409,934 98.14 16.70%
2007 1,193,061 97.92 17.76%
2006 998,885 97.67 16.98%
2005 842,875 97.40 14.18%
2004 731,410 97.09 10.21%
2003 660,437 96.87 6.37%
2002 619,672 96.69 4.31%
2001 593,524 96.51 3.94%
2000 570,611 96.31 3.99%
1999 548,266 96.11 3.60%
1998 528,886 95.89 3.23%
1997 512,082 95.66 2.74%
1996 498,265 95.36 2.13%
1995 487,764 95.00 1.66%
1994 479,735 94.61 1.54%
1993 472,408 94.20 1.69%
1992 464,505 93.76 2.14%
1991 454,657 93.29 2.84%
1990 441,917 92.79 3.69%
1989 425,893 92.25 4.62%
1988 406,663 91.67 5.63%
1987 384,397 91.06 6.68%
1986 359,556 90.40 7.32%
1985 334,168 90.10 8.48%
1984 306,995 89.96 10.00%
1983 277,785 89.81 11.11%
1982 248,572 89.66 11.31%
1981 221,980 89.51 10.51%
1980 199,835 89.36 8.78%
1979 183,034 89.21 6.75%
1978 171,092 89.14 5.23%
1977 162,373 89.06 4.92%
1976 154,581 88.99 5.65%
1975 146,090 88.91 6.81%
1974 136,467 88.83 7.83%
1973 126,193 88.76 8.66%
1972 115,729 88.68 8.97%
1971 105,800 88.60 8.93%
1970 96,766 88.35 8.50%
1969 88,878 88.10 8.20%
1968 81,880 87.85 8.00%
1967 75,587 87.59 8.07%
1966 69,727 87.32 8.42%
1965 64,099 87.05 8.92%
1964 58,630 86.78 9.36%
1963 53,389 86.50 9.72%
1962 48,446 86.10 9.47%
1961 44,069 85.69 8.68%
1960 40,406 85.28 %