Five years cumulative net migration reached 301,000 persons in 2017 in United Arab Emirates, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 37.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, five years cumulative net migration in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 3,331,000 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 37,882 persons in 1962. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Bahrain amounted to 235,000 persons, 605,000 persons in Oman, 200,000 persons in Qatar and 590,000 persons in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
United Arab Emirates has been ranked 13th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.