Age Group Years
2006 2009 2012 2015 2020 2025
Men 25-34 2345 (1.6) 7513 (1.6) 10143 (2.1) 20039 (2.9) 19456 (3.2) 11997 (3.3)
  35-44 6198 (4.7) 13439 ( 4.8) 20334 (6.6) 38675 (8.5) 50025 (8.7) 57723 (8.2)
  45-54 9041 (10.5) 19603 (14.8) 29661 (20.1) 55080 (27) 90872 (29.6) 122049 (29.6)
  55-64 4880 (19.2) 8152 (22.3) 16009 (31.7) 17865 (39.7) 33930 (39) 59172 (35.2)
  65-74 401 (8.1) 822 (12.4) 1317 (14.7) 1449 (20.7) 2400 (24) 7785 (25.1)
  75+ 24 (1.7) 51 (1.7) 77 (2) 130 (2.6) 174 (2.9) 200 (2.9)
  Total 22889 (5.8) 49579 (5.4) 77541 (7.7) 133665 (9.5) 197532 (12.4) 258926 (15.3)
Women 25-34 884 (1.5) 5236 (5.5) 2901 (2.2) 4508 (2.8) 3690 (3) 2895 (3.3)
  35-44 6010 (12.4) 13032 (21) 19718 (23.3) 29700 (30) 48276 (32.4) 60517 (36)
  45-54 5724 (25.1) 9982 (31.5) 16328 (39.4) 19995 (46.5) 26100 (43.5) 38554 (41.5)
  55-64 1530 (21) 2508 (23.8) 5020 (33.6) 8579 (37.3) 9120 (30.4) 9016 (23.7)
  65-74 275 (10) 596 (15.3) 901 (17.9) 1140 (22.8) 2673 (24.3) 5333 (26.7)
  75+ 31 (2.9) 67 (3.1) 101 (3.4) 141 (4.7) 165 (5.5) 391 (6.5)
  Total 14454 (10.2) 31420 (15.3) 44969 (16.2) 64128 (19.2) 89864 (23.9) 116706 (28.3)
Total 25-34 3229 (1.6) 12749 (2.3) 13043 (2.1) 24737 (2.9) 23360 (3.2) 14892 (3.3)
  35-44 12209 (6.7) 26470 (7.7) 40052 (10.3) 68572 (12.4) 98600 (13.6) 118240 (13.6)
  45-54 14765 (13.6) 29584 (18) 45989 (24.3) 75030 (30.5) 117165 (32.1) 160603 (31.9)
  55-64 6410 (19.6) 10660 (22.6) 21029 (32.1) 26427 (38.3) 43036 (37.1) 68188 (33.1)
  65-74 676 (8.8) 1418 (13.5) 2218 (15.9) 2590 (18.5) 5082 (24.2) 13118 (25.7)
  75+ 54 (2.2) 118 (2.3) 178 (2.6) 272 (3.4) 340 (3.4) 591 (4.9)
Patients visit total 37,344 80,998 122,509 196,959 287,182 375,632
Population Age > 25 Years 534,051 1,124,287 1,277,186 2,225,636 3,245,156 6,716,300
Incidence rate (%) 6.99 7.20 9.59 11.3 14.6 17.88
* Source: Annual Health Report Qatar, http://site.hmc.org.qa/msrc/ahr.htm
Table 2: Number of diabetes patient visits and incidence rate for selected years among men and women adults age of 25 years old and above and projection of diabetes burden through 2025*