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Dubai, UAE

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Dubai’s Population by Nationality

Dubai locals, Emiratis, are heavily outnumbered by the large expatriate population. This was not always the case, but over the last 20 years more people are choosing to move to Dubai to live and work.

53%

Indian

17%

Emirati

13.3%

Pakistani

7.5%

Bangladeshi

5.7%

Other

2.5%

Filipino

1.5%

Sri Lankan

0.3%

American

Dubai Visitor Statistics

Dubai International is the 2nd busiest passenger airport in the world. What makes it so busy? What do people come to Dubai to do? With a wide variety of hotels available, what star of hotel do visitors choose most?

49%

Of visitors fly into Dubai using Emirates Airline, through their purpose built Terminal 3 at DXB.

95%

Of visitors fly into Dubai through Dubai International Airport, including all three terminals.

63%

Of visitors come to visit Dubai for leisure reasons and the other 32% come on business trips.

22%

Of leisure visitors come to Dubai to visit friends or family, the rest come for holiday, shopping & beaches.

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What’s the gender split in Dubai?

What is the percentage of males and females?

FEMALE

22.1%

There are around 465,626 females in Dubai. They make up significantly less of the population at under 25%.

MALE

77.9%

Males account for over 75% of the population, with roughly 1,640,574 males currently living in Dubai.

Dubai’s Population Growth

Over the last 40+ years Dubai’s population has increased massively, and looks set to continue growing.

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Dubai’s Population Growth

Over the last 40+ years Dubai’s population has increased massively, and looks set to continue growing.

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The UAE

Dubai is one of seven Emirates in the United Arab Emirates.

Explore a different Emirate to find out it’s population and size.

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613,368

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67,340km2

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372,923

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259km2

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2,106,177

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3,885km2

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137,940

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1,165km2

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171,903

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1,684km2

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895,252

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2,590km2

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69,936

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777km2

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