Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000 and 2002 editions.

Table 2.14. Urban Growth Rates for West Asian Countries in 1980-85 and 1990-95

Country/Territory 1980-85 1990-95
Bahrain 82.30 83.60
Gaza Strip 91.25 77.95
Iraq 67.15 73.20
Jordan 62.00 69.75
Kuwait 92.00 96.40
Lebanon 76.25 85.50
Oman 8.40 12.10
Qatar 86.75 90.65
Saudi Arabia 69.90 78.75
Syria 47.55 51.30
United Arab Emirates 74.20 82.45
Yemen 22.30 31.25

Source:
UN (1994).