Qatar Urban Population 1960-2021

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 2019 was 2,809,071, a 1.87% increase from 2018.
  • Qatar urban population for 2018 was 2,757,615, a 2.15% increase from 2017.
  • Qatar urban population for 2017 was 2,699,602, a 2.72% increase from 2016.
  • Qatar urban population for 2016 was 2,628,228, a 3.53% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Qatar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,809,071 99.19 1.85%
2018 2,757,615 99.14 2.13%
2017 2,699,602 99.08 2.68%
2016 2,628,228 99.02 3.47%
2015 2,538,642 98.95 4.32%
2014 2,431,360 98.87 5.20%
2013 2,308,185 98.79 6.29%
2012 2,167,459 98.70 7.67%
2011 2,007,410 98.60 9.33%
2010 1,828,501 98.50 11.65%
2009 1,627,412 98.34 14.35%
2008 1,409,929 98.14 16.70%
2007 1,193,054 97.92 17.76%
2006 998,892 97.67 16.98%
2005 842,881 97.40 14.18%
2004 731,412 97.09 10.21%
2003 660,434 96.87 6.37%
2002 619,668 96.69 4.31%
2001 593,523 96.51 3.94%
2000 570,612 96.31 3.99%
1999 548,268 96.11 3.60%
1998 528,882 95.89 3.23%
1997 512,083 95.66 2.74%
1996 498,265 95.36 2.13%
1995 487,760 95.00 1.66%
1994 479,732 94.61 1.54%
1993 472,408 94.20 1.69%
1992 464,497 93.76 2.14%
1991 454,656 93.29 2.84%
1990 441,919 92.79 3.69%
1989 425,895 92.25 4.62%
1988 406,657 91.67 5.63%
1987 384,391 91.06 6.68%
1986 359,557 90.40 7.32%
1985 334,172 90.10 8.48%
1984 306,995 89.96 10.00%
1983 277,791 89.81 11.11%
1982 248,569 89.66 11.31%
1981 221,984 89.51 10.51%
1980 199,844 89.36 8.79%
1979 183,033 89.21 6.74%
1978 171,096 89.14 5.23%
1977 162,372 89.06 4.91%
1976 154,586 88.99 5.65%
1975 146,095 88.91 6.82%
1974 136,465 88.83 7.82%
1973 126,197 88.76 8.66%
1972 115,725 88.68 8.97%
1971 105,801 88.60 8.93%
1970 96,760 88.35 8.49%
1969 88,881 88.10 8.20%
1968 81,884 87.85 8.00%
1967 75,590 87.59 8.08%
1966 69,724 87.32 8.41%
1965 64,100 87.05 8.91%
1964 58,634 86.78 9.38%
1963 53,384 86.50 9.71%
1962 48,442 86.10 9.47%
1961 44,064 85.69 8.66%
1960 40,407 85.28 %