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Arabic, Gulf Spoken
[afb] Widespread. Population: 715,000 in Qatar (2016). Status: 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language, absent from formal education. Alternate Names: Gulf Arabic, Qatari. Dialects: North Qatari Arabic, South Qatari Arabic. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Arabic, Standard
[arb] Widespread. Population: 1,100,000 in Qatar (2015 SIL), all users. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2003, Constitution, Article 1). Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Persian, Iranian
[pes] Scattered. Population: 257,000 in Qatar (2016). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Persian, Western Farsi. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Southwestern, Persian.

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