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1 UNITED NATIONS The Demographic Profile of the United Arab Emirates Population Trends - Mortality - Fertility - Age Structure - Urbanization - International Migration - Education and Youth Unemployment Population Trends Population size (thousands) Male Female Total Male Female Total Population size (thousands) Population Prospects: The 217 Revision (217). Population growth rate (percentage) Mortality Average annual rate of population change Life expectancy at birth (years) Male Female Total Average annual rate of population change (percentage) Population Prospects: The Population Prospects: The 217 Revision 77.7 (217) Male Female Total Life expectancy at birth (years) Source: United Nations, Department of of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, World Population Prospects: The Prospects: The 217 Revision (217). Infant mortality rate (per 1 live births)

2 Infant mortality rate (per 1 live births) Total Infant mortality rate (infant deaths per 1 live births) Under- mortality rate (per 1 live births) Total Under- mortality rate (deaths under age per 1 live births) Maternal mortality ratio (maternal deaths per 1 live births) Source: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository. Available from apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.matmort?lang=en (accessed October 217). Fertility Fertility rate (children per woman) Total Total fertility rate (children per woman) Population Prospects: The 217 Revision (217). Contraceptive prevalence/any method of contraception (percentage) Married/In-Union Women Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Model-based Estimates and Projections of Family Planning Indicators 217.

3 The Demographic Profile of the United Arab Emirates Age Structure Population age composition (thousands) Population Prospects: pyramid The 217 Revision (217) Population by age group (percentage) Proportion of young age Population groups (percentage) pyramid (198) 8+ Age Male Female Total Population Prospects: 1 The 217 Revision 1 (217). 1 Population pyramid Proportion of old age groups (percentage) Age Male Female Total Population Prospects: The 217 Revision (217). Population pyramid (21) (198) Population pyramid (21) Population pyramid (23) Population pyramid (2) Population Prospects

4 Dependency ratios (percentage) Child Old age Total Dependency ratio (percentage) Child Old age Population Prospects: The 217 Revision (217). Demographic dividend (percentage) The demographic change in the United Arab Emirates is not clear due to the distorted age stucture resulting from the sizeable labour migration flow into the country. This is the case in most oil-producing countries. Urbanization Urban population by age and sex, 21 (thousands)* Age Male Female Total Total Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Urban and Rural Population by Age and Sex: (214). Urban population by age and sex, Source: ESCWA based on United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Urban and Rural Population by Age and Sex: (214). Rural population by age and sex, 21 (thousands)* Age Male Female Total Total Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Urban and Rural Population by Age and Sex: (214). 6+ Rural population by age and sex, Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, Urban and Rural Population by Age and Sex: (214). * Findings are consistent with the size of the total population of each country as estimated or projected in the 212 Revision of World Population Prospects (United Nations, 213).

5 The Demographic Profile of the United Arab Emirates International Migration International migrant stock by age and sex, 21 Age Male Female Total Total Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Trends in International Migrant Stock: Migrants by Age and Sex (United Nations database, POP/DB/MIG/Stock/Rev.21). 7+ International migrant stock by age and sex, Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Trends in International Migrant Stock: Migrants by Age and Sex (United Nations database, POP/DB/MIG/Stock/Rev.21). Migrant stock by origin, 21 Migrant stock by destination, 21 Top 3 countries or areas of origin Top 3 countries or areas of destination India Kuwait Egypt Canada Bangladesh Oman Total Total Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Trends in International Migrant Stock: Migrants by Destination and Origin (United Nations database, POP/DB/MIG/Stock/Rev.21). Source: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 216 (217). Available from Remittances (millions of US dollars) Inflows (21).. Outflows (214) Inflows as share of GDP (percentage). Source: World Bank, Annual Remittances Data (April 217). Available from org/en/topic/migrationremittancesdiasporaissues/brief/migration-remittances-data (accessed 26 September 217). Note: World Bank staff calculation based on data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Balance of Payments Statistics database and data releases from central banks, national statistical agencies, and World Bank country desks. Ouflow data based on numbers reported by country authorities to IMF Balance of Payments. Refugee population, end 216 Total 89 Source: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 216 (217). Internally displaced persons*, end 216 Total.. Source: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 216 (217). Available from * Reflect Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) protected/assisted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, including people in IDP-like situations. Education and Youth Unemployment Net primary school enrolment rate (percentage) Net secondary school enrolment rate (percentage) Male Male Female Female Total Total Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institue for Statistics. Available from (accessed 16 November 217). Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institue for Statistics. Available from (accessed 16 November 217). Gross tertiary school enrolment ratio* (percentage) Youth unemployment rate (percentage) Male Male Female Female Total Total Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institue for Statistics. Available from (accessed 16 November 217). * The net rate is not available. Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT, ILO Modelled Estimates, November 216. Available from afrwindowid=null#!%4%4%3f_afrwindowid%3dnull%26afrloop%3d %26 afrwindowmode%3d%26_adf.ctrl-state%3d8mvi1mek2_4 (accessed 27 September 217).

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