Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
3.0 milion

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit

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Measurement work

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    • Time Use Survey
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Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

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Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?


Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?

Decision N1 of the Higher Educational Council of 2018 stating the obligation for 25h for volunteering and community service

2018 No data

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?


VNR Reporting

Voluntary National Review 2017. Sustainable Development Goals 2030

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No mention No mention

The State of Qatar Second Voluntary National Review, 2018

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No mention No mention

Qatar Voluntary National Review 2021

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Paragraph 1, page 24

Increase the percentage of participation in voluntary work for all members of society by 20% by the end of 2022; […] Enhance the voluntary social work and community participation by increasing the percentage of the number of private sector institutions and active civil society organizations by 20% by the end of 2022.

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