About Qatar

    Qatar, a peninsula of 11,000 sq km located in the Arabian Gulf, is a dynamic country with an ambitious and carefully crafted development programme that is fuelled by vast hydrocarbon resources.

    Qatar is one of the world’s fastest growing economies with the highest GDP per capita in the world. Its current population of approximatly 2.4 million people is projected to reach 3.5 million by end of 2020 with an average annual growth of 7%. Qatar’s growth is funded by stable revenues from the development of the world’s largest non-associated natural gas field and its position as a major exporter of liquefied natural gas and condensates.

    Qatar fast facts:

    • Highest recorded nominal GDP Per Capita in the world of QAR 512,173 (USD 140,649) in 2015
    • Fastest growing economy in the Middle East with a growth rate of 4% (2015-2020).
    • Population in Qatar is expected to reach 3.5 million by 2020 with an annual growth rate of 7%.
    • Tourist arrivals into Qatar are set to increase five-fold over the next decade and reach 7 million by 2030.
    • Qatar is the most competitive economy in the region; ranked 14th among 140 countries represented in the World Economic Forum (WEF).


    Qatar has the world’s fastest growing economy and a rapidly expanding population, which together are making for a buoyant local real estate sector, in retail, residential and commercial property. Read more...