Dubai is a city of skyscrapers, ports, and beaches, where big business takes place alongside sun-seeking tourism. Because of its large expatriate population, it feels like a Middle Eastern melting pot, and the atmosphere is generally tolerant. Religious affiliations are not a prominent aspect of city life.

Dubai is one of seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. The other six are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah and Sharjah as well as Umm Al Quwain. Each emirate has its own government and laws with no restrictions on working there. Dubai is one of the more liberal Emirates with expats making up 90% of its population.

Paying scale

If you would like to be able to save money while working abroad, look no further than Dubai. The city offers a strong economy and an excellent work environment, so most of the expats who come here tend to be satisfied with their working conditions and salaries. On average, you can expect to earn anywhere between $25000 – $45000 per year. It is important for you to keep in mind though that this rate may vary greatly depending on your position and industry. The oil, banking, and real estate sectors usually offer the highest salary opportunities for expats living in Dubai.


In short, some common non-Arabic languages is English, are Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Omani, Balochis, Tagalog, Malayalam, Sinhalese, Nepali and more. The Tagalog is a language with origin in Philippines