Old Airport (Doha)

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Old Airport
Settlement
Country Qatar
Municipality Doha
Area
 • Total 4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 44,275
 • Density 9,400/km2 (24,000/sq mi)

Old Airport is a district of Doha, Qatar.[1] The district is located on the site of the only airport servicing Qatar before the construction of the Doha International Airport, prior to Qatar's oil and gas boom. Running through the district Old Airport St, around which a large number of businesses and retailers cater to the residents of the area. The first mall constructed in Qatar is also located within the district, situated next to the congested Najma roundabout.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census, the settlement comprised 10,063 housing units[2] and 856 establishments.[3] There were 44,275 people living in the settlement, of which 61% were male and 39% were female. Out of the 44,275 inhabitants, 72% were 20 years of age or older and 28% were under the age of 20. The literacy rate stood at 98%.[4]

Employed persons made up 57% of the total population. Females accounted for 22% of the working population, while males accounted for 78% of the working population.[4]

Education[edit]

The follows school(s) are located in Old Airport:

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
Al Hamad International Developed International Kindergarten – Secondary Both N/A [5]
American Academy International Primary – Secondary Both Official website [6]
Al Fajar Al Jadeed Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [7]
Al Kholoud Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [8]
Bhavan's Public School - Airport International Kindergarten – Secondary Both Official website [9]
Global Academy International International Kindergarten – Secondary Both Official website [10]
Haqel Al Rabeea Kindergarten - Airport International Kindergarten Both N/A [11]
Rising Stars Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both Official website [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Housing units, by type of unit and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Establishments by status of establishment and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Geo Statistics Application". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Al Hamad International Developed". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "American Academy". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Al Fajar Al Jadeed Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Al Kholoud Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Bhavan's Public School - Airport". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Global Academy International". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Haqel Al Rabeea Kindergarten - Airport". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Rising Stars Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.