Americans in Qatar

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Americans in Qatar
Total population
(15,000 (2014) [1])
Regions with significant populations
English (American English) · Arabic
Related ethnic groups

Americans in Qatar are a large expatriate community who numbered around 3,800 in the year 1999.[2] In recent years, this figure has more than doubled and various estimates now put the number of Americans in Qatar to be up to 15,000.[1] Most Americans within the country tend to be based in the capital city of Doha and are largely attracted by the tax-free inducement of the Persian Gulf state. American expatriates run a number of community organisations, meetups and get-togethers. There are also many American schools throughout Qatar, often consisting of U.S. teachers and students.


American schools in Qatar include:


  1. ^ a b Qatar´s population by nationality
  2. ^ Private American Citizens Residing Abroad, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 1999, archived from the original on 2010-03-26, retrieved 2010-09-22