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UAE population to cross five million by year end
UAE has an annual growth of...
August 4, 2009 3:28 by Aarti Nagraj
The UAE’s population will reach five million by the end of 2009 for the first time since the country was formed nearly 38 years ago, reports Emirates Business. According to the Ministry of Economy, the country’s population will increase from around 4.7 million at the end of 2008, to around 5.06 million at the end of 2009, an annual growth of around 6.3 percent.
Dubai is expected to maintain its status as the most populated emirate in the UAE for the second year running.