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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Dubai population has increased by 459%!

  • Dubai figures third in the list of cities that grew due to tourism.
Dubai is among the top 5 cities where the city's population has grown the most due to tourism.

Dubai's population increased by 459 per cent throughout the year due to tourists, according to a research by

The World Economic Forum has found that for every 30 new tourists to a destination, one new job is created. But have you ever wondered just how many people visit the most popular cities in the world?

The research took the number of international visitors to the most popular tourist destinations and compared it with the native population of each city to reveal just how much a city's population grows throughout the year.

Topping the list is Paris - home of the Eiffel Tower - with 18million visitors a year marking a 704 per cent increase on its 2.2million natives.

Following it is Kuala Lumpur, with a population increase of 595 per cent when tourists descend.Dubai comes in third with annual visitor numbers as huge as 15.3 million and total native population of 2.7 million, an increase of 459%.

The other cities in the list include Milan, Barcelona, Prague, Vienna, Amsterdam, Taipei and Osaka.

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