Emiratis are 11.5% of population
From 2006 to 2010 the population of the UAE population grew 65 percent according to official statistics. Unsurprisingly, the proportion of the population who are Emirati citizens fell. A lot.
Immigrants Migrants cannot gain citizenship. [Strikeout courtesy of commenter below who is correct that the UAE aims to have no immigrants, only transients.]
The population of the United Arab Emirates grew 65 percent to 8.26 million people in the first half of 2010 compared with the same period in 2006, the U.A.E. Statistics Bureau said on its website today.In 2010 there were 5.8 million non-national males and 1.6 million non-national females.
Follow the label "demographic imbalance" for previous posts on the UAE population.