Qatar has a population of 2 million people, and a land mass of 11 000 km2. Life expectancy is 78 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 59330, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 2.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 152.4 billion.
Qatar is ranked at place 83 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Qatar is ranked at place 22, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Qatar in 2016 were NOK 216 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Qatar at a value of 102 million.