UAE: Total labour force in the private sector by economic activity (2015)
|Trade and Repair Services||1,122,943|
|Real Estate and Rental and Business Services||543,321|
|Transportation Storage and Communication||358,041|
|Hotels and Restaurants||211,535|
|Community and Personal Services and Other||179,078|
|Educational Services and Studies||81,834|
Source: Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE), 2015
1. Characteristics of data
The figures pertain to the number of workers registered in the UAE’s private sector, with the MoHRE.
No definition of covered population or other metadata is available. It is unclear whether or not figures include nationals.
Domestic workers are not included.
2. Institution which provides data
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE): http://www.mohre.gov.ae/en/home.aspx
3. Data availability
The data is taken from the “open data” section of MoHRE website:
Data is available in PDF and Excel formats.
Date of access: January 2017.