2020 & BEYOND

Based on the successful Milan 2015 Expo, these are the projected figures for expo 2020 Dubai:

Estimated visitor footfall:25 million
Estimated countries:180
Estimated cost:€5.2 billion
Jobs created:277,000
Estimated economic impact:€28.8 billion
Main area of build:Dubai Trade Central (DTC), near airport
Pavilion build size:700,000 sq2
Permanent structures:500,000 sq2
Estimated economy boost (2016-2021)24.4% ($23 billion)
Current visitor footfall:12.87 million
Current population:2.9 million
Current jobs:2.3 million
Current economy (December 2017):$460 billion

As we can see from the projected figures, visitor footfall is expected to increase by a massive 95%, whilst the employed rate will increase by 12% and the GDP is looking at a massive 25% boost leading up until 2021.