Qatar Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 2,676,741, a 0.3% increase from 2021.
  • Qatar urban population for 2021 was 2,668,826, a 2.57% decline from 2020.
  • Qatar urban population for 2020 was 2,739,268, a 1.62% decline from 2019.
  • Qatar urban population for 2019 was 2,784,440, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Qatar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 2,676,741 99.32 0.30%
2021 2,668,826 99.28 -2.61%
2020 2,739,268 99.24 -1.64%
2019 2,784,440 99.19 1.51%
2018 2,742,800 99.14 2.06%
2017 2,686,753 99.08 4.46%
2016 2,569,604 99.02 7.28%
2015 2,389,099 98.95 8.73%
2014 2,189,397 98.87 8.51%
2013 2,010,770 98.79 6.68%
2012 1,880,829 98.70 5.57%
2011 1,778,949 98.60 5.26%
2010 1,687,819 98.50 6.38%
2009 1,583,479 98.34 11.08%
2008 1,417,399 98.14 16.13%
2007 1,206,233 97.92 19.61%
2006 991,419 97.67 18.18%
2005 826,610 97.40 9.02%
2004 755,305 97.09 4.08%
2003 725,081 96.87 5.02%
2002 689,594 96.69 5.13%
2001 655,113 96.51 5.17%
2000 622,108 96.31 5.40%
1999 589,414 96.11 5.64%
1998 557,106 95.89 5.61%
1997 526,690 95.66 4.27%
1996 504,686 95.36 3.08%
1995 489,366 95.00 3.25%
1994 473,716 94.61 3.40%
1993 457,865 94.20 3.55%
1992 441,898 93.76 3.70%
1991 425,860 93.29 3.84%
1990 409,813 92.79 3.99%
1989 393,799 92.25 4.14%
1988 377,815 91.67 4.32%
1987 361,848 91.06 4.59%
1986 345,625 90.40 4.73%
1985 329,647 90.10 5.10%
1984 313,264 89.96 5.40%
1983 296,784 89.81 5.72%
1982 280,294 89.66 6.00%
1981 263,965 89.51 6.26%
1980 247,938 89.36 6.53%
1979 232,274 89.21 6.73%
1978 217,154 89.14 7.07%
1977 202,324 89.06 7.48%
1976 187,749 88.99 7.94%
1975 173,411 88.91 8.50%
1974 159,275 88.83 9.17%
1973 145,322 88.76 9.96%
1972 131,543 88.68 10.93%
1971 117,923 88.60 12.31%
1970 104,264 88.35 12.42%
1969 92,083 88.10 11.94%
1968 81,718 87.85 12.28%
1967 72,275 87.59 12.42%
1966 63,835 87.32 12.30%
1965 56,448 87.05 12.28%
1964 49,925 86.78 12.47%
1963 44,072 86.50 12.61%
1962 38,851 86.10 12.25%
1961 34,372 85.69 10.24%
1960 31,027 85.28 %