Employed national and non-national populations by sex, and sex ratios in GCC countries (national statistics, last year or period available)
|Employed nationals||Employed non-nationals||Total employed population|
|Country||date/ period||sex||numbers||men per 100 women||numbers||men per 100 women||numbers||men per 100 women|
|Bahrain (1)||April 2010||males||120.550||213||437.394||493||557.944||384|
|Kuwait (2)||December 2013||males||212.734||114||1.462.226||313||1.674.960||256|
|Qatar (4)||Q4 2013||males||63.752||206||1.286.829||803||1.350.581||701|
|Saudi Arabia (5)||June 2013||males||3.989.632||548||5.342.675||798||9.332.307||705|
|United Arab Emirates (6)||May 2009||males||170.000||321||2.548.000||696||2.718.000||649|
Sources: national institutes of statistics, latest year or period available as of April 2014.
* Total provides the sum of population numbers at different dates between May 2009 and December 2013. It is not exactly the total population at any of these dates.
1- persons bearing nationality of a foreign State other than the GCC State of residence, or bearing no proof of nationality from any given state (stateless persons and holders of refugee status and travel document in a third country) ;
2- Holders of residence permit residing in the given GCC country at date of census, as per definition of residence used in each of the countries.
Employment refers to a person aged 15 years and above who during the reference period:
– worked for one hour or more for wage or salary, in cash or in kind
– worked for one hour or more for profit or family gain, in cash or in kind
2- Sources of data:
(1) Bahrain Central Informatics Organisation (CIO), Census 2010;
(2) Kuwait Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), Dec. 2012
(3) National Centre for Statistical Information (NCSI), Statistical Yearbook 2013 (Data does not include nationals and non-nationals in the “Public administration and defense, compulsory social security”.)
(4) Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), Quarterly Labor Force Survey 2013 (Q4, September-December 2013).
(5) Saudi Arabia Central Department for Statistics and Information (CDSI), Labor Force Survey 2013, Round 2
(6) UAE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Labor Force Survey 2009.