Western Asia

Qatar

Summary

Explore how common child marriage is throughout the country, how levels have changed over time, and how the situation in this country compares to others.

Absolute number

Prevalence

N/A

Married by 15: Number of girls and women (left) and percentage of women 20-24 years (right) married before age 15

0%
40 thousand

Married by 18: Number of girls and women (left) and percentage of women 20-24 years (right) married before age 18

4%

Prevalence of child marriage

  • Western Asia
  • Qatar
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YearWestern AsiaQatar
198712.1%
19926.8%
199723.7%9.4%
200223.3%5.9%
200720.8%4.7%
201219.1%4.2%
201719.4%
202217.8%
Child marriage age

Qatar

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Qatar

Child Marriage
Prevalence

Residence

  • Urban
  • Rural
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YearUrbanRural
20124.2%

Wealth

  • Poorest
  • Second
  • Middle
  • Fourth
  • Richest
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YearPoorestSecondMiddleFourthRichest

Education

  • No schooling
  • Primary education
  • Secondary or higher
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YearNo schoolingPrimary educationSecondary or higher
20123.8%
Child marriage age

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Prevalence of child marriage

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4% 5% 0% 4% 2%

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2012

Prevalence of child marriage in each region of Qatar in 2012

0%100%
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YearQatarAl Khor And Al Thakhira MunicipalityAl Rayyan MunicipalityAl Wakra MunicipalityDoha MunicipalityUmm Slal Municipality
4.2%4.0%5.2%0.0%3.8%2.2%
Child marriage age

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Prevalence of child marriage

  • Qatar
Child marriage age
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YearQatar
198712.1%
19926.8%
19979.4%
20025.9%
20074.7%
20124.2%

Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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Residence

Child marriage prevalence

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CountryUrbanRuralTotal prevalence
Qatar4.2%4.2%
Perspective
Child marriage age

For more data related to child marriage, please see the child marriage country profiles available on the UNICEF Data website

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