UAE, Dubai: Population (aged 15 and above) by nationality (Emirati/non-Emirati), sex and economic activity status (2011)
|Nationality||Sex||Economic Activity Status||Total Population (15 years and over )||%|
|Non-Economically Active||Economically Active|
|Housewife||Full time student||Other||Total||%||Employed||Unemployed||Total||%|
|Non – Emiratis||Male||0||31,395||4,686||36,081||3.1||1,135,157||560||1,135,717||96.9||1,171,798||100|
Source: Labour Force Survey 2011
1. Characteristics of data, definitions
DSC has been conducting Labour Force Surveys on Dubai Emirate in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012.
Sample of LFS 2011: 2303 households (1010 Emirati households, 999 foreign households and 294 collective households) and 500 workers from labour gatherings.
Date of reference: ? 2011.
The time reference of the survey is:
Visit day is the time reference for the family personal data.
The week ended on the visit day is the time reference for the employment status (employed / unemployed).
Month ended on the visit day is the time reference for job search.
The two years ended on the visit day represent the time reference for training of people who are unemployed and seeking a job.
Economically active population: Adult individuals, 15 years old or older, who are either employed or unemployed.
Economically inactive population: Individuals who are below 15 years old and individuals who are 15 years old or older but the definitions of employed and unemployed person are not applicable to them.
2. Institution which provides data
Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC).
3. Data availability
The results of Dubai Labour Force Surveys are available (in English and in Arabic) at:
A selection of tables and analysis from 2011′ Labour Force Survey appear in a publication available on DSC’s website (PDF format, in Arabic only):
Some tables (in PDF format), definition of concepts and partial methodological indications are available in the LFS’ project page on DSC’s website:
Last date of access: February 3, 2015.