Abu Arish · Population

Question: What is the population of Abu Arish? Answer: Abu Arish (ابو عريش), Saudi Arabia (Administrative unit: Jazan) - last known population is ≈ 221 000 (year 2014). This was 0.716% of total Saudi Arabia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+37.94%/year), Abu Arish population in 2018 would be: 800 273*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1992-2004] +2.63 %/year
[2004-2010] +4.09 %/year
[2010-2014] +37.94 %/year


GPS coordinates: 16.969, 42.844

Local time in Abu Arish: 19:52 Tuesday GMT+3.

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Abu Arish on city and population density map

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Sources, Notices

1992c, 2004c, 2010c, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
General Authority for Statistics
Central Department of Statistics and Information | Saudi Open Data
Population Distribution by Areas
Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population World Gazeeteer
UN HABITAT III - report PDF, p.9
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).