Qatar's population neared the 3mn mark at the end of September, according to data published on the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA)'s website.
A total population of 2,985,029 was recorded in September 2022, the highest ever in Qatar, PSA data revealed.
This marked a monthly increase of 1.6% over August 2022, when Qatar had a population of 2,937,800, and an annual rise of 13.23% over September 2021, when the corresponding figure was 2,636,078.
Of the total population of 2,985,029 in September, 2,167,885 were males and 817,144 females.
"These data represent the number of persons of all ages (Qataris and non-Qataris) within the boundaries of Qatar as of September 30, 2022," the website says. The data do not include Qatari nationals who were outside the State's boundaries on September 30, and non-Qataris with residency permits who were outside the State's boundaries on the given date.
Following is the monthly population recorded in 2022 so far:
* September - 2,985,029
* August - 2,937,800
* July - 2,658,311
* June - 2,657,333
* May - 2,852,886
* April - 2,773,598
* March - 2,826,286
* February - 2,811,774
* January - 2,791,925