1985c, 1995c, 2005c, 2010e, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
• Ministry of Economy, United Arab Emirates
• The Tribal Society of the UAE and its Traditional Economy Heard-Bey, Frauke. PDF, p.100
• Statistics Centres: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah y2010+ est.
• Wikipedia Some historical population for larger cities
• Statesman's yearbook y1960, only bigger cities
 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
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