Canadians in the United Arab Emirates

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Canadians in the United Arab Emirates
Total population
(40,000 (2014)[1]
0.42% of the UAE's population[1])
Regions with significant populations
Dubai · Abu Dhabi
Languages
Canadian English  · Canadian French  · Arabic
Related ethnic groups
Canadians

Canadians in the United Arab Emirates are residents of the United Arab Emirates who originate from Canada.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2014, there were over 40,000 Canadians living in the country.[1][2] This includes around 12,000 Arab Canadians.[3] The total population has experienced an increase since 2007, when the number of Canadians was around 12,000.[4]

Education[edit]

There are some Canadian-curriculum international schools in the UAE serving expatriate students,[5][6] as well as a Canadian University of Dubai.

Organisations[edit]

Canada has an embassy in Abu Dhabi and a consulate-general in Dubai.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "UAE´s population – by nationality". BQ Magazine. 12 April 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Canada may limit services for dual citizens". Gulf News. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Canadian model for the Gulf". The Globe and Mail. 28 August 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dubai Mighty Camels playing our game". Canada.com. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Homepage". Canadian International School Abu Dhabi. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Home". Ontario International Canadian School. Retrieved 12 July 2015.