United Arab Emirates Population

Population now

9,893,235
Male:6,837,874(69.12 %)
Female:3,055,361(30.88 %)
Births in 2020:102,899
Deaths in 2020:16,049

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:77.44 years
Female:79.46 years
Total:78.12 years
Median Age:31.62 years
Birth Rate:10.13
Death Rate:1.58
Growth Rate:5.41 %
Fertility Rate:1.37

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
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United Arab Emirates Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
196092k46k46k12.01%47.2715.716.9351.5449.2553.9716.8173.50%1.12
1961101k52k49k1.072.16%46.7114.766.9152.5650.3654.9017.1074.38%1.22
1962112k60k52k1.172.34%46.0913.816.8953.5751.4655.8317.5375.25%1.35
1963125k70k55k1.272.52%45.4312.896.8854.5752.5456.7718.0576.09%1.51
1964138k79k59k1.352.72%44.6912.006.8655.5653.6057.7218.6376.92%1.67
1965150k88k62k1.422.93%43.8611.156.8456.5254.6358.6819.2477.72%1.81
1966160k95k65k1.463.15%42.8610.346.8257.4855.6559.6419.6978.51%1.93
1967170k102k68k1.53.36%41.689.576.7958.4356.6660.6020.1679.27%2.05
1968183k111k72k1.543.57%40.338.836.7659.3857.6561.5620.6879.80%2.20
1969203k126k78k1.623.78%38.848.136.7160.3058.6462.5021.2379.80%2.45
1970235k149k86k1.733.98%37.287.486.6661.2259.6163.4121.7979.80%2.83
1971277k181k97k1.874.19%35.706.886.5862.1060.5564.2921.9279.80%3.35
1972331k221k110k24.40%34.186.336.4862.9561.4565.1322.4279.80%3.99
1973395k268k127k2.114.63%32.805.836.3763.7662.3265.9223.0879.80%4.76
1974467k322k146k2.24.88%31.635.386.2564.5363.1366.6723.8179.80%5.64
1975548k381k168k2.275.15%30.704.996.1165.2463.9067.3624.4679.80%6.62
1976638k446k192k2.325.47%30.084.655.9765.9264.6268.0124.2579.90%7.70
1977735k516k219k2.365.84%29.744.355.8466.5565.2968.6124.3180.11%8.87
1978836k588k248k2.376.26%29.614.085.7267.1465.9269.1724.5480.31%10.08
1979932k653k279k2.346.71%29.673.855.6067.6966.5269.6924.8680.51%11.24
19801M709k310k2.287.18%29.843.655.5168.2167.0770.1725.2180.71%12.30
19811M753k344k2.197.64%30.063.485.4268.7067.5970.6125.1580.68%13.23
19821M787k378k2.088.08%30.253.335.3569.1668.0771.0325.0880.47%14.05
19831M816k412k1.988.48%30.343.205.2869.5968.5271.4125.0680.25%14.82
19841M848k446k1.98.80%30.283.095.2269.9968.9471.7625.1180.03%15.61
19851M888k478k1.869.04%30.022.995.1470.3669.3472.0925.2279.80%16.48
19861M937k509k1.849.19%29.542.905.0570.7269.7172.4025.2379.62%17.45
19872M994k539k1.849.27%28.862.814.9371.0570.0672.6825.2579.48%18.50
19882M1M569k1.869.27%28.032.734.8071.3670.3872.9525.2979.34%19.63
19892M1M599k1.889.25%27.062.644.6471.6670.7073.2125.3979.20%20.82
19902M1M630k1.99.15%25.982.564.4571.9471.0073.4625.5879.05%22.06
19912M1M664k1.929.01%24.832.484.2572.2171.2973.7025.3978.91%23.37
19922M1M700k1.938.85%23.632.404.0472.4771.5773.9325.4878.76%24.77
19932M1M737k1.958.67%22.442.323.8372.7271.8374.1625.7978.61%26.22
19942M2M774k1.968.46%21.282.253.6272.9672.0974.3726.2378.47%27.68
19952M2M812k1.988.27%20.212.183.4273.1972.3574.5926.7378.32%29.14
19963M2M849k1.998.12%19.252.113.2373.4372.5974.8126.5778.49%30.64
19973M2M888k2.018.02%18.412.043.0673.6672.8375.0426.5278.94%32.23
19983M2M929k2.037.93%17.681.982.9173.8873.0675.2626.5979.38%33.94
19993M2M971k2.057.88%17.041.922.7774.1173.2975.5026.7579.81%35.79
20003M2M1M2.087.82%16.491.872.6474.3373.5275.7327.0080.24%37.81
20013M2M1M2.17.79%16.001.822.5374.5473.7475.9626.9580.66%39.85
20023M2M1M2.127.81%15.511.762.4374.7673.9676.1927.1581.07%41.97
20034M3M1M2.167.78%15.021.712.3474.9774.1776.4127.5581.47%44.79
20044M3M1M2.257.75%14.521.662.2575.1774.3976.6228.0881.87%49.09
20055M3M1M2.387.70%14.001.612.1675.3874.6076.8228.7182.26%55.36
20065M4M1M2.557.65%13.491.562.0875.5774.8177.0128.7782.65%63.95
20076M5M2M2.747.62%13.011.512.0175.7775.0277.2129.1183.02%74.43
20087M5M2M2.897.56%12.581.471.9475.9675.2277.3929.6083.39%85.54
20098M6M2M2.977.54%12.211.431.8876.1575.4277.5830.1783.74%95.53
20109M6M2M2.977.49%11.891.401.8276.3375.6277.7730.7984.09%103.16
20119M7M2M2.897.42%11.621.381.7676.5275.8277.9630.9684.42%107.95
20129M7M2M2.767.31%11.381.371.7176.7176.0278.1431.1184.75%110.30
20139M7M3M2.617.21%11.161.361.6576.9076.2278.3331.2685.07%110.98
20149M7M3M2.487.00%10.961.371.6077.1076.4178.5031.4285.38%111.17
20159M7M3M2.386.80%10.771.381.5477.2976.6178.6831.6285.67%111.76
20169M7M3M2.326.57%10.601.401.4977.4776.7978.8531.6285.97%112.95
20179M7M3M2.286.31%10.461.431.4577.6576.9779.0131.6186.25%114.47
201810M7M3M2.266.03%10.331.471.4177.8177.1379.1631.6086.52%116.20
201910M7M3M2.255.66%10.261.541.4077.9577.2779.3031.5986.79%117.89
202010M7M3M2.245.41%10.131.581.3778.1277.4479.4631.6287.05%119.33

United Arab Emirates Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
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Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202110M7M3M2.225.01%10.031.671.3678.2677.5879.6031.7387.30%120.55
202210M7M3M2.24.64%9.931.761.3578.4077.7379.7431.8087.54%121.65
202310M7M3M2.184.34%9.821.841.3578.5477.8779.8731.8487.78%122.65
202410M7M3M2.164.04%9.721.931.3478.6878.0280.0131.8688.01%123.61
202510M7M3M2.153.76%9.622.021.3378.8278.1680.1531.9088.23%124.57
202610M7M3M2.143.43%9.522.151.3378.9678.3180.2832.0788.45%125.52
202710M7M3M2.133.13%9.422.281.3279.1078.4580.4232.1988.65%126.46
202811M7M3M2.122.87%9.332.411.3279.2378.6080.5532.2888.86%127.34
202911M7M3M2.112.63%9.232.541.3179.3778.7480.6932.3389.05%128.08
203011M7M3M2.12.42%9.132.671.3179.5178.8980.8232.3789.24%128.63
203111M7M3M2.082.21%9.112.841.3179.6579.0480.9532.5289.43%128.98
203211M7M4M2.062.01%9.093.021.3179.7979.1881.0832.5989.60%129.15
203311M7M4M2.031.84%9.073.191.3279.9379.3381.2232.6089.78%129.17
203411M7M4M2.011.69%9.053.371.3280.0779.4781.3532.5989.95%129.14
203511M7M4M1.991.55%9.033.541.3280.2179.6281.4832.5690.12%129.07
203611M7M4M1.961.43%9.113.751.3380.3579.7681.6132.6790.28%128.99
203711M7M4M1.941.32%9.183.961.3380.4979.9181.7332.7390.45%128.90
203811M7M4M1.921.23%9.264.161.3480.6480.0581.8632.7490.61%128.78
203911M7M4M1.91.14%9.334.371.3480.7880.2081.9832.7090.77%128.64
204011M7M4M1.881.05%9.414.581.3580.9280.3482.1132.6690.93%128.47
204111M7M4M1.860.98%9.544.811.3681.0680.4882.2332.8191.08%128.29
204211M7M4M1.840.92%9.675.041.3781.2080.6382.3532.9391.23%128.09
204311M7M4M1.820.85%9.795.281.3781.3380.7782.4832.9991.38%127.87
204411M7M4M1.80.80%9.925.511.3881.4780.9282.6033.0191.53%127.64
204511M7M4M1.780.75%10.055.741.3981.6181.0682.7233.0191.67%127.39
204611M7M4M1.750.70%10.155.971.4081.7481.2082.8433.2291.82%127.11
204711M7M4M1.730.65%10.256.201.4181.8881.3482.9633.3891.96%126.81
204810M7M4M1.710.61%10.346.441.4182.0181.4783.0833.4892.09%126.48
204910M7M4M1.690.57%10.446.671.4282.1581.6183.2033.5392.23%126.15
205010M7M4M1.670.53%10.546.901.4382.2881.7583.3233.5492.36%125.78

Highest City Populations in United Arab Emirates

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Dubai2,879,2192,878,000
2Sharjah1,686,5161,324,473
3Abu Dhabi1,483,839603,492
4Al-Ain611,35255,091
5Ajman392,190392,000

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