Qatar - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012

The survey aimed to provide updated information needed to assess the situation of children, women and men in Qatar. This information would be used to measure progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, the goals of "A World Fit for Children" and other national objectives. The survey was part of an overall GCC statistical initiative to collect data on children and women in all the GCC States. The State of Qatar offered to serve as a pilot country and share experiences of implementing the MICS in the GCC. The findings of this pilot will contribute to experience sharing while providing important data for national planning. The 2010 Qatar Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey has as its primary objectives: To provide up-to-date information for assessing the situation of children and women in Qatar; To furnish data needed for monitoring progress toward goals established in the Millennium Declaration and other internationally agreed upon goals, as a basis for future action; To contribute to the improvement of data and monitoring systems in Qatar and to strengthen technical expertise in the design, implementation, and analysis of such systems. To generate data on the situation of children women and men, including the identification of vulnerable groups and of disparities, to inform policies and interventions. To pilot the CAPI application for use in the MICS programme globally. To provide GCC States an opportunity to gain experience of the global MICS programme and its applicability in the GCC.

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Author Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics; Supreme Council for Health and Qatar Foundation for Education; United Nations Children’s Fund
Last Updated May 21, 2020, 12:14 (UTC)
Created March 16, 2020, 12:04 (UTC)
Release Year 2018-10-11 15:00:15