Dubai Population To Hit 5.8 Million By 2040

by Deeplata Garde
Dubai Population To Hit 5.8 Million By 2040

The government works to move socioeconomic focus away from low-wage migrant labour and toward industries that promote higher economic growth. The UAE has made significant efforts to lure the best, high-productivity individuals. The Dubai population seems to be rising at a pace. The 2040 Urban Master Plan was introduced last year by the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid.

The Master Plan Of 2040

Already in progress is the planning for the city’s growing population. Its objective is to reform the Emirate to become more integrated and sustainable. This will facilitate providing structured accommodations for the expected 5.8 million people.

Dubai Media Office recently on its official Twitter account, that the populace of Dubai grew 165 times between 1950 and 2020.

The Dubai Government Media Office released an image showing the expansion in the Emirate’s population between 1950 and what is anticipated in 2040. It showed that the population increased by 165 times between 1950 and 2020, from 20,000 in 1950 to 40,000 in 1960.

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Population In Dubai

The population of Dubai increased from 73,000 in 1970 to 254,000 in 1980. The Emirate’s population grew from 473,000 in 1990 to 907,000 in 2000 to 1.8 million in 2010.

This week, the demographic meter at the Dubai Statistics Centre, which tracks growth using information from resident visas, reads 3.48 million. It will undoubtedly increase to 3.5 million in the coming weeks or months.

The population of the Emirates decreased by 4% due to the pandemic in 2020. But it appears that the city has indeed bounced back. The population was around 100,000 more people in January 2020 than now.

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