United Emirates

People

Emirati 11.6%, South Asian 59.4% (includes Indian 38.2%, Bangladeshi 9.5%, Pakistani 9.4%, other 2.3%), Egyptian 10.2%, Filipino 6.1%, other 12.8% (2015 est.)

Religions:

Muslim (official) 76%, Christian 9%, other (primarily Hindu and Buddhist, less than 5% of the population consists of Parsi, Baha'i, Druze, Sikh, Ahmadi, Ismaili, Dawoodi Bohra Muslim, and Jewish) 15% (2005 est.)

 

 

 

1990 2000 2010 2018
Population, total (millions) 1.83 3.13 8.55 9.63
Population growth (annual %) 5.8 5.5 7.7 1.5
Surface area (sq. km) (thousands) 83.6 83.6 83.6 83.6
Population density (people per sq. km of land area) 25.7 44.1 120.4 135.6
Population, total (millions) 1.83 3.13 8.55 9.63
Population growth (annual %) 5.8 5.5 7.7 1.5
Surface area (sq. km) (thousands) 83.6 83.6 83.6 83.6
Population density (people per sq. km of land area) 25.7 44.1 120.4 135.6
Income share held by lowest 20% .. .. .. ..
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 72 74 76 77
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 4.5 2.6 1.9 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1,000 women ages 15-19) 55 26 29 28
Contraceptive prevalence, any methods (% of women ages 15-49) .. .. .. ..
Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) 99 100 100 100
Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000 live births) 17 11 8 9
Prevalence of underweight, weight for age (% of children under 5) .. .. .. ..
Immunization, measles (% of children ages 12-23 months) 80 94 94 99
Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group) 90 80 95 105
School enrollment, primary (% gross) 105.8 89.6 101.5 110.9
School enrollment, secondary (% gross) 60 78 .. 96
School enrollment, primary and secondary (gross), gender parity index (GPI) 1 1 .. 1
Prevalence of HIV, total (% of population ages 15-49) .. .. .. ..
Environment
Forest area (sq. km) (thousands) 2.5 3.1 3.2 3.2
Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area) .. .. .. 15
Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources) .. 1,556.00 1,866.70 ..
Urban population growth (annual %) 5.6 6 8.1 1.8
Energy use (kg of oil equivalent per capita) 11,170 10,058 7,215 ..
CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita) 28.44 35.92 18.81 ..
Electric power consumption (kWh per capita) 8,501 12,314 10,610 ..
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) (millions) -116 -506 8,797 10,354
Net official development assistance received (current US$) (millions) 3.5 .. .. ..