United Arab Emirates Population (LIVE)

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United Arab Emirates Population (1950 - 2018)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of the United Arab Emirates is 9,453,620 as of Friday, November 17, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • the United Arab Emirates population is equivalent to 0.12% of the total world population.
  • the U.A.E. ranks number 94 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in the United Arab Emirates is 112 per Km2 (291 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 83,600 Km2 (32,278 sq. miles)
  • 91.2 % of the population is urban (8,572,545 people in 2017)
  • The median age in the United Arab Emirates is 33.5 years.

Population of the United Arab Emirates (2018 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationU.A.E.
Global Rank
2018 9,541,615 1.50 % 141,470 60,200 33.5 1.80 114 89.8 % 8,787,816 0.13 % 7,632,819,325 93
2017 9,400,145 1.41 % 130,533 60,200 33.5 1.80 112 91.2 % 8,572,545 0.12 % 7,550,262,101 94
2016 9,269,612 1.26 % 115,310 60,200 33.5 1.80 111 90.3 % 8,371,435 0.12 % 7,466,964,280 94
2015 9,154,302 2.05 % 176,724 96,000 33.4 1.82 110 89.5 % 8,192,333 0.12 % 7,383,008,820 94
2010 8,270,684 12.55 % 738,224 666,200 31.9 1.97 99 85.8 % 7,095,546 0.12 % 6,958,169,159 95
2005 4,579,562 7.74 % 284,927 232,200 29.8 2.40 55 74.5 % 3,412,973 0.07 % 6,542,159,383 116
2000 3,154,925 5.20 % 141,22196,890 28.1 2.97 38 77.0 % 2,428,236 0.05 % 6,145,006,989 132
1995 2,448,820 5.65 % 117,729 73,625 27.8 3.93 29 75.0 % 1,837,597 0.04 % 5,751,474,416 137
1990 1,860,174 5.98 % 93,824 52,270 26.7 4.90 22 76.8 % 1,428,059 0.03 % 5,330,943,460 143
1985 1,391,052 5.94 % 69,734 36,832 26.3 5.30 17 77.3 % 1,075,130 0.03 % 4,873,781,796 146
1980 1,042,384 13.46 % 97,612 77,567 26.2 5.75 12 78.6 % 819,061 0.02 % 4,458,411,534 147
1975 554,324 18.67 % 63,765 53,020 25.4 6.45 7 76.7 % 425,128 0.01 % 4,079,087,198 156
1970 235,499 9.39 % 17,027 10,765 22.7 6.77 3 78.5 % 184,760 0.01 % 3,700,577,650 170
1965 150,362 10.17 % 11,546 -28 18.4 6.97 2 75.6 % 113,741 0.00 % 3,339,592,688 182
1960 92,634 3.09 % 2,611 -35 17.7 6.97 1 71.1 % 65,862 0.00 % 3,033,212,527 178
1955 79,578 2.72 % 1,998 -28 18.4 6.97 1 63.4 % 50,483 0.00 % 2,772,242,535 182
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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United Arab Emirates Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationU.A.E.
Global Rank
2020 9,813,170 1.40 % 131,774 60,200 34.0 1.73 117 93.7 % 9,197,733 0.13 % 7,795,482,309 92
2025 10,435,287 1.24 % 124,423 58,000 34.7 1.65 125 96.5 % 10,071,980 0.13 % 8,185,613,757 92
2030 11,054,579 1.16 % 123,858 58,000 35.5 1.61 132 98.7 % 10,914,590 0.13 % 8,551,198,644 89
2035 11,642,335 1.04 % 117,551 52,000 36.7 1.60 139 N.A. N.A. 0.13 % 8,892,701,940 89
2040 12,207,333 0.95 % 113,000 52,000 38.0 1.60 146 N.A. N.A. 0.13 % 9,210,337,004 90
2045 12,721,861 0.83 % 102,906 52,000 39.2 1.61 152 N.A. N.A. 0.13 % 9,504,209,572 89
2050 13,163,548 0.68 % 88,337 50,000 40.4 1.63 157 N.A. N.A. 0.13 % 9,771,822,753 89
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

See also

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Notes

The United Arab Emirates Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of the United Arab Emirates delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of the United Arab Emirates (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by the U.A.E. in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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