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 63505, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 1.6%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 167.6 billion.
Qatar is ranked at place 83 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Qatar is ranked at place 29, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Qatar in 2017 were NOK 356 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Qatar at a value of 58 million.