Fujairah Collage

Fujairah Collage
Some distinctive landmarks in Fujairah

Saturday, May 29, 2010

The Population of Fujairah in 2010

The figure of 130,000 is the one most commonly quoted as the population of Fujairah, UAE but this is well out of date.

This week in a Financial Times article Robin Wigglesworth discovers that local government officials are declaring the 2010 population of Fujairah as 165,000.

According to the same source, the population of Fujairah jumped by 10,000 in 2008 and another 10,000 in 2009, due mainly to some new projects (e.g. oil and gas pipelines) and the buoyancy of the local economy.

Robin Wigglesworth, Peaceful Ports Tests Deeper Waters, FT, 26 May 2010.

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