Qatar QA

834,654

GMO Gospel Visits 2014

44,015

Indicated decisions 2014

2.4 million

Population

89,000

Christians
15,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Qatar
  • Cluster

  • Social Control

    Shame-based 
  • Cultural Distinctions

    None
  • Top 25 Stats

    Internet Access- 96.65% (1st); Gospel Visits to Population- 35.50% (6th); Gospel Visits to non-Evangelicals- 35.73% (8th); Gospel Decisions to Population- 1.87% (13th); Gospel Decisions to Non-Evangelicals- 1.88% (14th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

    Hindu
  • Human Development Index

    31/187
  • Internet Access

    96.65% (1st)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Arab (58.3%); Persian (16.1%); South Asian (10.9%); Bantu (7.7%); Filipino (4.4%); Expatriate community makes up about 65% of the population and is hard to document due to undocumented and only in the country for a short term.
  • Common Languages

    Arabic
  • Economy

    Oil and gas make up 85% of exports; Most Qataris live in great wealth, but workers are poor.
    Television broadcaster Al-Jazeera is based in the city of Doha.
  • History / Politics

    Part of the Turkish empire until 1918.
    British protectorate from 1918 to independence from Great Britain in 1971.
    Current Emir removed father in bloodless coup (1995).
    Son had an open and progressive attitude; His son succeeded him peacefully in 2013.
    Will host the soccer World Cup in 2022, but is under pressure to reform treatment of workers.
  • Spirituality

    Regulations and finances limit church building; Limitations have improved recently.
    Workers are potential evangelists, coming from many parts of the world.
  • Prayers

    Pray for a movement within the nation for the truth of Christ.
    Pray that the workers can both evangelize and be evangelized themselves.

Note:

All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.