Urban population reached 2.61 mil in 2017 in Qatar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Qatar reached an all time high of 2.61 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.040 mil in 1960. When compared to Qatar's main peers, urban population in Bahrain amounted to 1.33 mil, 60.4 mil in Iran, 27.5 mil in Saudi Arabia and 8.11 mil in United Arab Emirates in 2017.
Qatar has been ranked 123rd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.