Bahrain: Employed population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/Non-Bahraini), employment status and sex (1991)
Source: Central Informatics Organisation (CIO) – Bahrain
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
|census year||reference period||implementing institution||implementation method||population covered|
|1981||November 16||Ministry of Finance
|field interviews||de jure, de facto||all individuals (nationals and non-nationals): 1- present within the country’s borders during time of reference; 2- residing in Bahrain irrespective of where are they at census times|
|1991||April 6||Central Informatics Organisation (CIO)||field interviews|
|2001||April 7||field interviews; characteristics of population in collective households (among which labour camps) was obtained from sponsors|
|2010||April 27||based on administrative records|
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).
Period of reference for employment refers to the 7-days period prior to the survey.
Population of reference in table: all employed individuals (nationals and non-nationals) aged 15 and above
Overall definitions for the Censuses of 1991 are not available on the CIO website. However, the 2001 censuses used the following definitions:
Employed population includes population in the following categories:
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
Census figures for 1991 and 2001 regarding the labor force can be found: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_eng/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=378)
These 1991 census figures can be found: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_ara/English/Publications/Statistical%20Abstract/ABS2009/CH11/7.pdf)
These figures can also be found in the Statistical Abstract 2000, Labor Force section: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=172)
They can also be found in the Statistical Abstract 2001, Labor Force section: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/CIO_ENG/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=1730)
Date of access: July 2014