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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports

Internet Usage Statistics:
8,515,420 Internet users as of June 30, 2016;
91.9% of the population, according to IWS.

Internet Usage Statistics:
8,515,420 Internet users as of June/16, 91.9% of the population, according to IWS.

Facebook Users Estimate:
7,700,000 subscribers for June 30, 2016, according to Facebook.

Latest Population Estimate:
9,266,971 population for 2016, according to IWS.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 43,200 for 2015 according to I.M.F.

UAE Country Area (Size):
77,700 sq km and the population density is 119 persons per sq km.

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:




% Pop.

Usage Source




19.6 %





29.6 %





34.7 %





74.1 %





75.9 %





70.9 %





91.9 %


UAE Search Engines and Directories:

Search Engine Colossus
United Arab Emirates Search Engines and Directories.

United Arab Emirates
UAE profile by the BBC

UAE MOF Web Page
United Arab Emirates Ministry of Finance

Yellow Pages
UAE Directory and Yellow Pages.

Index UAE
Search Engine and web Directory

United Arab Emirates Market Profile

Doing Business in the UAE
UAE Business Conditions Summary

United Arab Emirates CIA Factbook
UAE Map, Demography and Basic data.

UAE World Bank Page - Gulf Cooperation Council

Arabian Business News - Dubai Business News

United Arab Emirates Telecommunications Reports

United Arab Emirates Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Report
This report reviews the United Arab Emirates' fixed-line, broadband, digital media, digital economy and mobile sectors, providing market insights, key statistics, and broadband market forecasts, together with profiles of the major players.

UAE - Fixed Broadband Market, Digital Economy and Digital Media, Statistics and Analyses
This report provides valuable insights on the UAE broadband and digital media markets and includes key trends and statistics as well as forecasts.

UAE - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, and Operators, Statistics and Analyses
Mobile penetration in the UAE is among the highest in the world, largely due to the Emirates' affluence as well as to a significantly sized and fluid population of expatriate workers.

UAE - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, and Regulations, Statistics and Analyses
This report provides a concise overview, backed by statistics, of the telecoms market, the regulatory background, and the fixed-line sector.

United Arab Emirates Population
June, 2016

The UAE has recorded the highest population growth rate in the Arab region because of a sharp increase in national births, better health services and continued influx of expatriates to benefit from expanding business opportunities, according to official figures.

The expatriate population in the UAE is rapidly increasing, with the largest group made up of Indians, with 1.75 million currently residing in the country. The second largest group is from Pakistan with about 1.25 million. About 500,000 Bangladeshis also live in the UAE, according to the studies.

The research showed that members of other Asian communities, including China, the Philippines, Thailand, Korea, Afghanistan and Iran make up approximately one million of the total population. Western expatriates, from Europe, Australia, Northern Africa, Africa and Latin America make up 500,000 of the UAE population.

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