Population of Cities in Qatar 2024

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2024 Population
Ar Rayyan272,465
Umm Salal Muhammad29,391
Al Wakrah26,436
Al Khawr18,923
Ash Shihaniyah8,380
Madinat ash Shamal5,267
Al Wukayr5,146
Umm Salal `Ali0
Az Za`ayin0

Qatar is home to over 2.9 million people, making it the world’s 141st-most populous country. Qatar’s most populous city and capital is Doha, home to over 2.38 million people. This means that over 82% of Qatar’s entire population lives in Doha. Unsurprisingly, Doha is Qatar’s fastest-growing city and has a high population density of 47,000 persons per square mile. Al Wakrah is the second-most populous city in Qatar, with about 88,000 people. Al Wakrah has seen significantly developed and grown since the beginning of the 21st century while simultaneously being encroached on by Doha. Mesaieed is the third-largest city in Qatar, with about 35,000 people. Mesaieed is located in the Al Wakrah municipality and was an important zone for petroleum during the 20th century.

About 99.2% of Qatar’s population lives in cities and urban areas. This means that only 0.8% of its population lives in rural areas. Qatar’s population is currently growing about 1.73% annually, and its urbanization rate is 2.41% annually.

Qatar has 0 cities with more than a million people, 2 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 3 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Qatar is Doha, with a population of 344,939 people.