The Planning and Statistics Authority has released the 62th issue of (Qatar; Monthly Statistics), showing a monthly decrease of 2.2% of Traffic accidents cases, as a total of 578 traffic cases were recorded during February 2019 compered to January.
Light injuries are accounted for the vast majority of traffic accidents during the same month, with 88%, followed by severe injuries by 10%. However, 11 deaths were recorded, equivalent to only 2% of total traffic accidents.
The total number of registered new vehicles during February 2019 has reached 5048 new vehicles.
The figure showed a monthly decrease of 9.8% and an annual decrease of 5.1%.The demographic statistics showed that the total population of Qatar has increased from 2.70 mn during February 2018 to 2.77 mn at end of February 2019, an annual increase of 2.7%. Regarding to Vital Statistics, 1819 live births has been registered during February 2019, a 17.1% decrease compared to January 2019.
A decrease in the total Qatari live births by 16.6% compared to last month.
On the other hand, 161 deaths were recorded during the same period, a decrease of 2.4% compared to January 2019.
Moreover, February 2019 has experienced a decrease in marriage contracts and divorce certificates.
The total number of marriage contracts was 287 contracts, whereas the total No.
of divorces has reached 74 divorce cases; namely, one divorce for every 4 marriages.
Total electricity consumption during February 2019 was 1830.4 GWh attaining a monthly decrease of 10.0% and an annual drop of 14.8%.While the total water consumption has reached 30578.8 Thousand m3 during the same month attaining a monthly decrease of 9.9% and an annual drop of 12.7%.The data of buildings permits issued, the total number of permits has reached 675 permits during February 2019, recording a monthly decrease of 14.6%.For Banking Sector; Total Broad Money Supply (M2) recorded about 572.5 Billion Qatari Riyals during February 2019, an annual decrease of 4.3% compared with February 2018.
On the other hand, cash equivalents; including Commercial Bank Deposits, attained for 809.2 Billion Qatari Riyals during February 2019.
The figure has recorded an annual decrease of 0.3% compared to February 2018, when deposits recorded approximately QR811.5 Billion.
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