Gulf Labour Markets, Migration, and Population (GLMM) Programme

An international independent, non-partisan, non-profit joint programme of a major Gulf think tank and a globally renowned academic migration centre.
The programme provides data, analyses, and recommendations contributing to the improvement of understanding and management of
Gulf labour migration, population, and labour markets, engaging with and respecting the viewpoints of all stakeholder.

Bahrain: Employed population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/Non-Bahraini), employment status and sex (1981)

Please log in to download the excel file

image_pdfimage_print
Bahraini Non-Bahraini Total
males females total males females total males females total
Employer 1,108 22 1,130 280 2 282 1,388 24 1,412
Self-Employed 9,443 106 9,549 2474 31 2,505 11,917 137 12,054
Paid Employee 36,827 7,601 44,428 71,080 6,748 77,828 107,907 14,349 122,256
Unpaid Employee 126 11 137 29 3 32 155 14 169
Not Stated 39 9 48 54 13 67 93 22 115
Not Applicable* 1761 125 1,886 0 0 0 1,761 125 1,886
Total 49,304 7,874 57,178 73,917 6,797 80,714 123,221 14,671 137,892

Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain
*Bahrainis residing outside of Bahrain

ANNEXED NOTE

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

Tags: , , ,