Ajman, UAE Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ajman, UAE metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ajman in 2020 is 392,000, a 1.82% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ajman in 2019 was 385,000, a 1.85% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ajman in 2018 was 378,000, a 5.29% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Ajman in 2017 was 359,000, a 5.28% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in UAE
City Name Population
Dubai 2,878,000
Sharjah 1,685,000
Abu Dhabi 1,483,000
Al-Ain 611,000
Ajman 392,000
Ajman - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 392,000 1.82%
2019 385,000 1.85%
2018 378,000 5.29%
2017 359,000 5.28%
2016 341,000 5.25%
2015 324,000 5.54%
2014 307,000 5.14%
2013 292,000 5.42%
2012 277,000 5.32%
2011 263,000 5.20%
2010 250,000 5.49%
2009 237,000 5.33%
2008 225,000 5.14%
2007 214,000 5.42%
2006 203,000 5.18%
2005 193,000 5.46%
2004 183,000 5.78%
2003 173,000 5.49%
2002 164,000 5.81%
2001 155,000 5.44%
2000 147,000 5.76%
1999 139,000 6.11%
1998 131,000 5.65%
1997 124,000 5.08%
1996 118,000 7.27%
1995 110,000 8.91%
1994 101,000 8.60%
1993 93,000 9.41%
1992 85,000 8.97%
1991 78,000 8.33%
1990 72,000 9.09%
1989 66,000 8.20%
1988 61,000 8.93%
1987 56,000 9.80%
1986 51,000 8.51%
1985 47,000 6.82%
1984 44,000 7.32%
1983 41,000 7.89%
1982 38,000 8.57%
1981 35,000 12.90%
1980 31,000 19.23%
1979 26,000 18.18%
1978 22,000 15.79%
1977 19,000 18.75%
1976 16,000 23.08%
1975 13,000 18.18%
1974 11,000 22.22%
1973 9,000 12.50%
1972 8,000 14.29%
1971 7,000 40.00%
1970 5,000 0.00%
1969 5,000 25.00%
1968 4,000 33.33%
1967 3,000 0.00%
1966 3,000 50.00%
1965 2,000 0.00%
1964 2,000 0.00%
1963 2,000 0.00%
1962 2,000 100.00%
1961 1,000 0.00%
1960 1,000 0.00%
1959 1,000 0.00%
1958 1,000 0.00%
1957 1,000 0.00%
1956 1,000 0.00%
1955 1,000 0.00%
1954 0 0.00%
1953 0 0.00%
1952 0 0.00%
1951 0 0.00%
1950 0 0.00%