Unique Facts Qatar, the Richest Muslim Country in the World - Qatar is an emirate country in the Middle East located on a small peninsula in the Arabian Peninsula in West Asia. Qatar is the richest Muslim country in the world with a population of about 1.7 million. Even Qatar is in the number 1 position with a per capita income of 129,726 USD or equivalent to IDR 1.7 billion. This data was published by the World Bank at the end of 2017.
A depiction of the wealth of Qatar, seen from various locations and its phenomenal magnificent buildings such as The Pearl of Qatar, the State Grand Mosque and the Museum of Islamic Art. Here are other facts about Qatar that you can envy!
1. The Safest Country in the World
In terms of geography, Qatar is the safest country in the world. According to scientists, the risk of an earthquake in Qatar is only 0.1%. Relatively stable natural conditions make it the safest country in the world.
2. Cheap Fuel
The price of Balar Oil in Qatar is very cheap. Even the price of two cups of coffee at Starbuck is more than the cost of filling up your car's tank.
3. It used to be a pearl producer
Before Qatar discovered natural gas and oil, many Qatari people made livelihoods as pearl-seeking divers. Now, there is an artificial island shaped like a string of pearls called The Pearl. The island is built on a site that was once a famous spot for pearl hunting.
4. Easy to Find a Job
In Qatar, finding work is very easy. Especially for the native people there. Once there are students graduating there, the company will come to them. Even one person can get more than 5 companies at once.
5. Income Tax Free
In Qatar there is no such thing as an income tax. As a result, the workers really prospered there. The reason why Qatar does not set a tax system itself may be because this country is so immersed.
6. Big salary, lots of leave
The salary in Qatar is very tempting. For jobs at lower levels such as household members, the wages can even be up to twice that of other countries.
Another tantalizing thing is about time off. Regular staff will get up to 24 days of leave. That does not include the holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Even during Ramadan, workers usually only work half a day.
7. Easy for Umrah and Hajj
Living in Qatar will be easy for Umrah and Hajj. This is because Saudi Arabia and Qatar are close. The cost from Qatar to Saudi Arabia is very affordable, including the cost of Hajj and Umrah. You can even go straight to the first year of registration.