UAE, Abu Dhabi: Local government employees by nationality (Emirati/Non-Emirati) (1977-2005)
Department of Organisation and Administration (1977-2001)
Department of Civil service; Department of Finance (2002-2005)
1. Characteristics of data, definitions
After finding a job and negotiating a job contract, expats must provide their employer with the official documents needed to start the recruitment procedure.
The entry permit is then issued, which allows the worker/ family dependant to come to Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
For a worker, the delivery of the labour permit is conditional to a medical exam passed after arrival.
The duration of the labour permit is three years.
Employed person: An individual, 15 years old or older, who works for a salary during the week of the time reference, either working for others or self-employed,
as well as those who have a job but are not on duty during the week of the time reference (for being on vacation or are delegated for training courses or work programs by their employers and those who work for a family without wage).
2. Institution which provides data
Statistics centre of Abu Dhabi (SCAD), Abu Dhabi
3. Data availability
The SCAD provides thematic volumes with time series for various indicators related to development (population, demography, labour, etc.) since 1960. The present series has been published in December 2012.
Data is available under various formats (PDF, Excel, html).
Date of access: January 2015.