Dubai most cosmopolitan city globally, 83% population is foreign-born

About 50 per cent of international migrants reside in ten highly urbanized

Dubai is the most cosmopolitan city in the world with 83 per cent of population is foreign-born, according to World Migration Report.
Dubai is followed by Brussels with 62 per cent of its residents born in a foreign country. Among the other top ten cities are Toronto (46%), Auckland (39%), Sydney (39%), Los Angeles (39%), Singapore (38%), London (37%), New York (37%) and Melbourne (35%).

Foreign born populaition in major cities
“In many of these cities such as Sydney, London and New York, migrants represent over a third of the population and, in some cities such as Brussels and Dubai, migrants account for more than half of the population,” the report added.