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Abu Dhabi



What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Huge! This is a country of expatriates. - Sep 12, 2017
Huge and varied. Like anywhere, it is what you make it. - Jun 8, 2015
Vast - like 90% of the population. But most are short-term workers. There are many fewer management/professional expats, but still it's a large and diverse community. - May 19, 2013
Huge. Emiratis are less than 20% of the population and you have to go to El Ain to see a city in which they are the majority. - Jul 20, 2012
Large - technically, about 90% of the population. Western expats are a much smaller percentage, with Americans a small percentage of those. - Aug 9, 2011
UAE is about 15% native Emiratis. 85% of the population are guest workers, with Indians being the largest expat community, followed by Pakistanis, and then maybe Filipinos. There are roughly 400,000 westerners, many in Dubai, led by Brits and then Americans and Australians, some French. - Jul 17, 2011
Huge. Expats make up 80% of the population. In reality, most are low income laborers and domestic workers. The actual Emirati population is tiny. - Nov 7, 2010
Very large. Everyone is from away. Locals make up of about 20% of the population. - Jan 31, 2010
HUGE! Lots of Brits, Americans, and more. - Aug 25, 2009