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International Rankings of United Arab Emirates - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of United Arab Emirates, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of United Arab Emirates, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 21 33 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 47 3.245 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 1 100 % 2021
Internet users - total 63 9.400 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 35 24 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 51 2.286 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 6 190 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 65 18.000 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 55 0.4 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 77 13.7 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 33 127.262 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 32 129.741 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 32 0.2 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 20 26.470 billion US Dollars 2017
Debt - external 36 237.600 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 27 335.238 billion US Dollars 2020
GDP (official exchange rate) 32 421.077 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 8 100.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 103 12.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 177 34.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 162 72.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 65 23 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 38 1.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 142 0.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 12 49.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 147 49.2 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 121 26 % 2018
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 31 246.886 billion US Dollars 2020
Industrial production growth rate 121 2.54 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 188 2.08 % 2020
Labor force 76 6.074 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 96 19.5 % 2003
Public debt 182 19.7 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 35 707.300 billion US Dollars 2022
Real GDP growth rate 115 3.92 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 8 74900 US Dollars 2022
Remittances 163 N/A 2024
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 24 131.117 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 207 0.68 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 179 3.36 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 101 19.9149 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 127 7.9 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 115 10.7 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 58 5.032 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 12 144.681 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 23 126.524 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 58 2.563 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 60 2000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 39 2.565 million metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 30 122.386 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 83 257.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 98 245.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 32 35.173 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 38 7.011 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 22 95.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 32 1.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 41 3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 4 471.788 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 11 73.751 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 24 7.674 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - imports 17 20.042 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 14 62.889 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 8 6.091 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 5 2.427 million bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 34 172900 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 7 97.800 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 24 863700 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 7 3.769 million bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 12 817700 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 25 392000 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 21 943500 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 24 206.32 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 28 56.55 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 16 41.75 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 185 4.6 2018
Land use - arable land 157 0.5 2018
Land use - forest 161 3.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 142 3.6 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 169 150.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 68 2.320 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 87 69.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 33 2.630 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 86 1.5 2025
Urbanization - urban population 27 87.8 2023
Geography
Area - land 114 83600 sq km 0
Area - total 117 83600 sq km 0
Area - water 214 0115 sq km 0
Coastline 74 1318 km 0
Elevation - highest point 6 271905 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 132 149 meters 0
Irrigated land 97 898 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 121 1066 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 185 4.6 2018
Land use - arable land 157 0.5 2018
Land use - forest 161 3.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 142 3.6 2018
Military
Military expenditures 11 4 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 139 0.21 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 61 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 60 1.65 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 120 2.03 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 83 0.14 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 125 10.8 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 62 5.5 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 8 72.4 % 2023
Death rate 93 1.6 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 154 2.1 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 2 47.3 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 183 20.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 183 18.2 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 66 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 110 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 65 N/A % of population 0
Education expenditures 47 3.9 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 90 0.79 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 182 4.5176 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 142 5.6 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 142 5.1 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 94 81.258 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 33 78.4 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 34 79.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 23 97.2 % 2021
Literacy - male 11 98.8 % 0
Literacy - total population 17 98.1 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 113 9 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 152 29.992 years 0
Median age - male 50 37.9 years 0
Median age - total 63 35.7 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 89 3.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 19 31.7 % 2016
Physicians density 62 2.6 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 92 9.973 million 2023
Population growth rate 113 0.58 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 120 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 2 2.52 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 1 3.15 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 8 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 2 2.16 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 123 1.62 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 86 1.5 2025
Urbanization - urban population 27 87.8 2023
Transportation
Airports 87 42 2024
Heliports 16 203 2024
Merchant marine - total 35 655 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 3 15.963 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 12 95.533 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 13 497 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 18 10 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 68 4080 km 2008
Roadways - total 98 4080 km 2008
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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