United Arab Emirates


Map of UAE
Oil
Share of global reserves: 8.5%
Share of global production (2003): 3.2%
Share of petroleum sector in the economy: oil and gas output account for 33% of GDP and 70% of total exports.

Demographics
Population: 2.5 million
Population growth rate: 1.57% (2004 est.)
GDP per capita: $23,200 (2004 est.)
Government type: federation with specified powers delegated to the UAE federal government and other powers reserved to member emirates
Religions: Muslim 96% (Shi'a 16%), Christian, Hindu, and other 4%
Literacy: 77.9%
Freedom House Ranking: not free

Additional information
U.S. Dept. of Energy country analysis brief
CIA World Factbook
Library of Congress
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