Bahrain: Employed population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/Non-Bahraini), employment status and sex (1981)
Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain
*Bahrainis residing outside of Bahrain
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
The table provides figures of Bahrain’s total employed population (nationals and non-nationals) based on their employed status and sex at the date of the 1981′ census.
Reference period: the 1981 specific census date is unknown.
Population of reference: all individuals (nationals and non-nationals) present within the country’s borders during time of reference.
Implementation method: the Censuses are carried out according to de jure methodology, i.e. counting persons using their usual place of residence irrespective of where are they at census times.
Nationality of the person is defined by the passport used to enter the country. A Non-Bahrainis is considered as such depending on the passport used to enter the country (or obtain the visa)
Overall definitions for the Censuses of 1981 are not available on the CIO website. However, the 2001 censuses used the following definitions:
Employer is defined as a person who operates his / her own economic enterprise or engages independently in a profession for trade and hires one or more employees.
Self-Employed is defined as a person who operates his / her own economic enterprise or engages independently in a profession or trade and hires nobody.
Paid Employee is defined as a person who works for a public or private organization and receives regular wages/salary whether in cash or in kind.
Unpaid Employee is defined as a person works for an enterprise, usually owned by some of his relatives, without receiving regulat wages/salary whether in cash or in kind.
2. Institution which provides data
Central Informatics Organization, known prior to 2001 as the “Central Statistics Organisation” under the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs
3. Data availability
Figures and results reported here are available on the Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) website. For Arabic version: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/default.aspx). For the English version: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/Default.aspx)
The CIO often provides its figures and estimates through tables in PDF format
These 1981′ census figures can be found in the Statistical Abstract 2000, Labor Force section: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=172)
Date of access: July 2014