People evacuated, mostly fleeing to the United Kingdom, and the population of the island dropped by two-thirds over the period of five years.
Interestingly, Plymouth is still listed as the territory's capital city today, making it the only capital city of a political jurisdiction that is completely abandoned.
citizens only make up 11.5% of the population, and the rest (88.5%) is made of workers mostly from South Asia.
It's also worth mentioning that immigrant labor in the U.A.E.
Back in 1950, Qatar's population was just 50,000, but today the country boasts 2.6 million people.