Population melting pot: Expats v. locals across the Gulf

The makeup of society in in Gulf states and population growth in 16 countries across the region
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Based on Official figures received from Madar Research and Development and Orient Planet, we share the latest population data across 16 Middle East countries, 2017 forecasts and GCC local versus expatriate percentages.
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UAE: Total population 9,036,488. 13 percent locals and 87 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 11,533,103.
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Qatar: Total population 1,836,676. 14 percent locals and 86 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 2,642,812.
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Kuwait: Total population 3,823,728. 30 percent locals and 70 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 4,523,798.
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Bahrain: Total population 1,217,701. 49 percent locals and 51 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 1,344,438.
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Oman: Total population 3,770,473. 56 percent locals and 44 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 4,587,357.
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KSA: Total population 29,595,084. 68 percent locals and 32 percent expatriates. 2017 population forecast 33,993,934.
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Egypt: Total population 83,661,000. 2017 population forecast 95,973,133.
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Iraq: Total population 34,576,200. 2017 population forecast 39,310,998.
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Syria: Total population 19,200,000. 2017 population forecast 20,179,393.
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Jordan: Total population 6,388,000. 2017 population forecast 7,130,776.
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Lebanon: Total population 4,447,877. 2017 population forecast 4,674,761.
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Palestine: Total population 4,356,931. 2017 population forecast 5,044,572.
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Morocco: Total population 32,773,500. 2017 population forecast 34,594,329.
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Algeria: Total population 37,900,000. 2017 population forecast 42,166,321.
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Tunisia: Total population 10,869,143. 2017 population forecast 11,565,661.
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Libya: Total population 6,100,000. 2017 population forecast 6,625,563.
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Sudan: Total population 35,609,658. 2017 population forecast 41,622,850.
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Yemen: Total population 24,881,000. 2017 population forecast 28,702,882.