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The total number of inbound visitors to the State of Qatar recorded an annual increase of 430.3% in November 2022, compared to same period in 2021 (November 2021), and a monthly increase of 229.5%, compared to October 2022.
According to the new issue "Qatar; Monthly Statistics" bullet released by the Planning and Statistics Authority, the highest number of visitors to Qatar was from the Americas at 23%, followed by the GCC countries at 22%. As for visitors by type of port, the visitors via Air make up the highest percentage with 85% of the total number of visitors.
Among the prominent changes in this issue is the decrease in total traffic violations at a monthly rate of 41.9% (compared to October 2022), and at an annual rate of 40.8% (compared to November 2021). The speeding (radar) violation rate achieved the highest decrease among all violations, with a monthly change rate of 48.2%. In addition, the total new driving licenses decreased at a monthly rate of 71.9% in November 2022 (compared to October 2022), and at an annual rate of 57.7% (compared to November 2021).
The total number of registered new vehicles during November 2022 has reached 9423 new vehicles. The figure showed a monthly decrease of 22.8% while showed an annual increase of 36.9%.
Traffic accidents cases without counting the accidents without injuries, a total of 866 traffic cases were recorded during November 2022, showing a monthly decrease of 1.6% and an annual increase by 21.3%. Light injuries are accounted for most traffic accidents cases during the same month, with 92%, followed by severe injuries by 6%. However, 21 deaths were recorded, equivalent to only 2% of total traffic accidents cases.
November 2022 witnessed a monthly decrease of 25.9% and 54.5% of total marriage contracts and total divorce certificates respectively compared to the previous month. The total number of marriage contracts reached 260 marriage contracts, while the total number of divorce certificates reached 95 cases.
The Social Security statements reached QR 77 million in November 2022, for 14074 beneficiaries, Recording a monthly increase of 1.6% for the value of social security and a monthly increase of 0.7% for the number of beneficiaries of Social Security.
As for the Banking Sector; Total Broad Money Supply (M2) recorded about QR 704 billion during November 2022, an annual increase of 13.7% compared with November 2021. On the other hand, cash equivalents; including Commercial Bank Deposits, attained for QR 958 billion during November 2022. The figure has recorded an annual decrease of 0.6% compared to November 2021, when deposits recorded approximately QR 964 billion.
Regarding to Vital Statistics, 2436 live births have been registered during November 2022. Also, a decrease in the total Qatari live births by 5.8% comparing to last month. On the other hand, 226 deaths were recorded during the same period, an increase of 2.3% compared to October 2022.
Regarding the data of buildings permits issued, the total number of permits has reached 645 permits during November 2022, recording a monthly decrease of 33.6% and an annual decrease of 19.6%.
Total electricity consumption during November 2022 was 3079.8 GWh attaining a monthly decrease of 19.4% and an annual decrease of 13.1%. While the total water consumption has reached 29665.4 Thousand m3 during the same month attaining a monthly decrease of 8.8% and an annual decrease of 44.6% comparing to November 2021.
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