United Arab Emirates population 10,360,600 (live)

The population of United Arab Emirates is expected to grow by 125,000 in 2024 and reach 10,435,000 in 2025. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 58,000 people yearly. The population density of United Arab Emirates has changed from 12.5 in 1980 to 120.4 in 2022.

Current population 10,360,600 people at present (Saturday 25th of May 2024)
Median Age 34.3 years
Population density 123.3 per km2
Population of United Arab Emirates from 1960 to 2024 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2024 10,311,000 125,000 (1.2%) 58,000 34.3 123 9,029,000 (87.6%)
2023 10,186,000 124,000 (1.2%) 58,000 34.1 122 8,900,000 (87.4%)
2022 10,062,000 125,000 (1.2%) 58,000 33.9 120 8,772,000 (87.2%)
2021 9,937,000 124,000 (1.3%) 58,000 33.7 119 8,643,000 (87.0%)
2020 9,813,000 131,000 (1.3%) 58,000 33.4 1.69 117 8,514,000 (86.8%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 60,200 33.2 1.70 116 8,378,000 (86.5%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 60,200 33.0 1.72 114 8,235,000 (86.3%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 60,200 32.8 1.73 112 8,090,000 (86.1%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 60,200 32.7 1.75 111 7,953,698 (85.8%)
2015 9,154,302 83,435 (0.9%) 60,200 32.5 1.77 110 7,830,681 (85.5%)
2010 8,270,684 604,291 (7.3%) 96,000 31.0 1.87 99 6,951,923 (84.1%)
2005 4,579,562 491,631 (10.7%) 666,200 29.1 2.15 55 3,767,239 (82.3%)
2000 3,154,925 166,763 (5.3%) 232,200 27.2 2.64 38 2,531,386 (80.2%)
1995 2,448,820 120,134 (4.9%) 96,890 26.8 3.42 29 1,917,891 (78.3%)
1990 1,860,174 104,131 (5.6%) 73,625 25.7 4.45 22 1,470,486 (79.1%)
1985 1,391,052 72,574 (5.2%) 52,270 24.9 5.14 17 1,110,115 (79.8%)
1980 1,042,384 90,344 (8.7%) 36,832 25.1 5.51 12 841,308 (80.7%)
1975 554,324 82,960 (15.0%) 77,567 25.3 6.11 7 442,351 (79.8%)
1970 235,499 31,679 (13.5%) 53,020 23.3 6.66 3 187,928 (79.8%)
1965 150,362 11,833 (7.9%) 10,765 22.4 6.84 2 116,866 (77.7%)
1960 92,634 8,444 (8.4%) 7,576 22.8 6.93 1 68,086 (73.5%)

In 2023 the population of United Arab Emirates was 10,186,000 and the average age increased from 22.8 in 1960 to 34.1. Urban population has increased from 2,531,386 (80.2%) in 2000 to 9,029,000 (87.6%) in the current year. The population density of United Arab Emirates has changed from 12.5 in 1980 to 120.4 in 2022.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 58,000 33.4 1.69 117 8,514,000 (86.8%)
2025 10,435,000 124,000 (1.2%) 58,000 34.6 1.63 125 9,156,000 (87.7%)
2030 11,055,000 122,000 (1.1%) 52,000 35.9 1.60 132 9,785,000 (88.5%)
2035 11,642,000 115,000 (1.0%) 52,000 37.3 1.59 139 10,378,000 (89.1%)
2040 12,207,000 110,000 (0.9%) 52,000 38.6 1.60 146 10,953,000 (89.7%)
2045 12,722,000 98,000 (0.8%) 50,000 39.9 1.62 152 11,486,000 (90.3%)
2050 13,164,000 83,000 (0.6%) 50,000 41.0 1.64 158 11,955,000 (90.8%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 82.7 (82.0 years for male and 83.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 157.5 people per square kilometer.

United Arab Emirates demographics 2023

The demographics of United Arab Emirates constitutes of 3,068,000 women and 7,243,000 men, which means there are 2,361 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 17.9% of population (1,841,545) is 19 or younger, 80.0% of population (8,243,645) is between age 20 and 64 and 2.2% of population (223,749) is over 65.

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