Bahrain: Employed population (15+ years old) by nationality (Bahraini/Non-Bahraini), sex and major economic activity (1981)
|Agriculture and Fishing||2,406||14||2,420||1263||8||1,271||3,669||22||3,691|
|Mining and Quarrying||3,520||82||3,602||1094||76||1,170||4,614||158||4,772|
|Electricity, Gas and Water||1,765||81||1,846||972||27||999||2,737||108||2,845|
|Wholesale, Retail Trade, Restaurants and Hotels||5,478||345||5,823||12256||414||12,670||17,734||759||18,493|
|Transport, Storage and Communications||7,903||730||8,633||3957||567||4,524||11,860||1,297||13,157|
|Financing, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services||1,878||901||2,779||1490||345||1,835||3,368||1,246||4,614|
|Community, Social and Personal Services||16,994||5374||22,368||20083||5,064||25,147||37,077||10,438||47,515|
|Bahrainis Working Abroad||1,761||125||1,886||0||0||0||1,761||125||1,886|
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
Employed population includes population in the following categories:
Employer: 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: A person who operates his / her own economic enterprise or engages independently in a profession or trade and hires nobody.
Paid employee: A person who works for a public or private organization and receives regular wages / salary whether in cash or in kind.
Unpaid worker: A person works for an enterprise, usually owned by some of his relatives, without receiving a salary / wage
Classification of economic activity are encoded in line with the Standard Industrial Directory of Economic Activities (ISIC) of United Nations Statistics Division, as noted by the CIO.
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)
General information on the classifications used under the CIO can be found: (http://www.cio.gov.bh/cio_eng/SubDetailed.aspx?subcatid=278)
Information on the ISIC classification used under the CIO can be found: (http://unstats.un.org/unsd/iiss/International-Standard-Industrial-Classification-of-all-Economic-Activities-ISIC.ashx)
Date of access: July 2014