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Posted On: 5 July 2023 09:44 am
Updated On: 5 July 2023 12:41 pm

Qatar witnesses huge increase in number of visitors during May 2023

Rikhia Basu
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Qatar witnesses large number visitors 2023

The total number of inbound visitors to Qatar reached about 285,000 recording a monthly decrease of 12.1% (compared to April 2023) but it recorded an annual increase of 71.7% (compared to May 2022).

According to the new edition of Qatar Monthly Statistics Bulletin released by the Planning and Statistics Authority, the highest number of visitors was from the GCC Countries at 37%. As for visitors by type of port, the visitors via air make up the highest percentage with 66% of the total number of visitors.

One of the most prominent changes in this issue is the increase in the total number of new driver's licenses at a monthly rate of 75.6%, and the total number of new vehicles registered at a monthly rate of 20.5% (compared to April 2023). There was a rise in total traffic violations at a monthly rate of 12.6% (compared to April 2023). Also, this month the country witnessed an increase in total traffic accident fatalities by 53.8% (compared to April 2023).

The total number of registered new vehicles during May 2023 has reached 8214 new vehicles. The figure showed a monthly increase of 20.5% and showed an annual increase of 25.7%.
In regards to traffic accident cases without counting the accidents without injuries, a total of 704 traffic cases were recorded during May 2023, showing a monthly decrease of 9.6% and an annual decrease of 14.4%.

As per the Vital Statistics, 2381 live births have been registered during May 2023. There was also an increase in the total Qatari live births by 2.4% compared to last month. On the other hand, 211 deaths were recorded during the same period, an increase of 9.9% compared to April 2023.

Moreover, May 2023 witnessed a monthly increase of 41.8% and 148.4% in total marriage contracts and total divorce certificates respectively compared to the previous month. The total number of marriage contracts reached 329, while the total number of divorce certificates reached 159 cases.

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Source: QNA