Al Sadd (Qatar)

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Al Sadd
Settlement
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Al Sadd is located in Qatar
Al Sadd
Al Sadd
Coordinates: 25°17′10″N 51°30′17″E / 25.28611°N 51.50472°E / 25.28611; 51.50472Coordinates: 25°17′10″N 51°30′17″E / 25.28611°N 51.50472°E / 25.28611; 51.50472
Country Qatar
Municipality Doha
Area
 • Total 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,113
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)

Al Sadd (Arabic: السد‎‎) is a neighborhood of Doha, the capital city and the state of Qatar. The football team, Al-Sadd, and the Al-Sadd Sports Complex, is located here. The neighborhood is a home for hundreds of families and residences. Several malls are also found here such as the Centrepoint Mall and Lulu Centre. The famous Royal Plaza is also found in this vast neighborhood.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census, the settlement comprised 6,089 housing units[1] and 805 establishments.[2] There were 14,113 people living in the settlement, of which 61% were male and 39% were female. Out of the 14,113 inhabitants, 76% were 20 years of age or older and 24% were under the age of 20. The literacy rate stood at 97.9%.[3]

Employed persons made up 60% of the total population. Females accounted for 25% of the working population, while males accounted for 75% of the working population.[3]

Year Population
1986[4] 3,962
1997[5] 5,447
2004[6] 5,323
2010[7] 14,113

Sports[edit]

The neighborhood is represented by Al Sadd SC, a multisports club.

Education[edit]

The follows school(s) are located in Al Sadd:

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
Al Bayan Second Primary Independent Girls Independent Kindergarten – Primary Female-only N/A [8]
Al Farida Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [9]
New Generation Kindergarten Independent Kindergarten Both N/A [10]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Al Sadd Sports Complex, also known as Al Sadd Sports Club
  • Grand Regency Hotel
  • Centrepoint Mall, also known as Al Asmakh Mall
  • LuLu Centre
  • Al Rumailah Hospital
  • Sports Roundabout
  • Royal Plaza
  • Al Sadd Plaza

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Housing units, by type of unit and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Establishments by status of establishment and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Geo Statistics Application". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "1986 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "1997 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "2004 population census". Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  8. ^ "Qatari Schools". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Al Farida Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "New Generation Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.