Qatar: Population booms as World Cup looms, 6% of workforce are nationals

Risk Management Reports
Issue 1156 - 10 Oct 2022 | 3 minute read

GSN Risk Grade: B1

Population boom: The population has increased by 25% in little over a year, reaching a record high of 2,985,029 in September, according to the latest figures from the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA). In July 2021, at the lowest point in that year’s summer lull, there were just 2.38m people in the country.

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