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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 83600  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 9267  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 110.9  
Capital city 2015 Abu Dhabi  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 1145  
Currency 2015 UAE Dirham (AED) United Arab Emirates Dirham.  
UN membership date 2013 9 December 1971  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 399451  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 286049  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 180617  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 4.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 1.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 4.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 43962.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 34341.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 40298.6  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 0.6 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 0.8 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 1.4 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 52.2 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 52.4 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 53.9 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 47.2 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 46.8 At producers' prices.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 44.8 At producers' prices.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 3.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Excluding labour camps. 2009. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 4.9 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 23.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Excluding labour camps. 2009. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 39.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 73.0 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Excluding labour camps. 2009. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 54.5 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 3.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 41.9/91.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 42.4/91.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 37.1/91.2 Estimate.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 73 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 111  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 73 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 111  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 105  
Exports (million US$) 2015 380339.6 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 298611.3 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 81728.3 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Areas nes (32.2), Asia nes (23.6), Iran (4.5) 2014. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (15.1), Areas nes (10.7), United States (8.0) 2014. See technical notes.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.9  
Urban population (%) 2015 85.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 78.2/76.0  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 18  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 8095.1/88.4 Including refugees. Refers to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 802  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.6  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 107.1/106.3  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 34.6/15.4  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 0.7  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 22.5  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 178.1  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 90.4 Users in the last 3 months. Population age 15-74.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 5.0  
Threatened species 2015 48  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 3.8 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 169122/18.7  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 8792  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 300.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 16.1  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.6/100.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 98.0/95.2  
Net Official Development Assistance disbursed (% of GNI) 2014 1.3 The United Arab Emirates began to report at activity level in 2009. These data represent flows from all government agencies. Commitments are set equal to disbursements for agencies other than the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.  
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