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UAE: Employed population by nationality group and sector of economic activity (2008)

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United Arab Emirates GCC Countries Other Arab Countries Asian Countries (Non Arab) African Countries (Non Arab) European Countries North American Countries    Central American and Caribbean Countries South American Countries Oceania Not Stated Total
Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry 10 9 771 5,138 209 4 0 0 0 0 0 6,141
Mining and Quarrying 3,956 123 7,758 44,377 325 1,887 367 22 60 45 139 59,059
Manufacturing 2,805 748 30,392 364,057 740 2,010 385 64 14 140 532 401,887
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply 1,576 78 2,240 8,178 13 119 56 0 1 13 2 12,276
Construction 3,219 149 65,194 925,565 3,220 4,834 428 341 10 377 25 1,003,362
Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair of Vehicles, Motorcycles and Personal and Household Goods 6,035 188 67,082 435,490 3,284 6,015 1,391 67 52 922 860 521,386
Hotels and Restaurants 668 109 26,040 126,374 3,474 2,659 511 16 54 210 6 160,121
Transport, Storage and Communications 12,066 625 20,749 244,434 2,642 3,703 628 86 37 373 71 285,414
Financial Intermediation 10,856 317 12,141 34,827 276 1,551 679 34 12 339 34 61,066
Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities 4,234 443 33,428 174,579 1,822 6,061 1,012 3 158 596 29 222,365
Public Administration, Defence and Compulsory Social Security 70,171 3,019 40,623 52,532 406 1,483 439 3 66 222 927 169,891
Education 453 146 17,723 29,491 456 1,091 670 12 18 214 23 50,297
Health and Social Work 215 40 4,842 18,812 238 541 168 3 12 30 16 24,917
Other Community, Social and Personal Service Activities 758 57 8,808 43,938 266 335 62 0 13 38 48 54,323
Total 117,022 6,051 337,791 2,507,792 17,371 32,293 6,796 651 507 3,519 2,712 3,032,505

Source: Employment, Wages, and Hours of Work Survey ( October 2008 ).
ANNEXED NOTE

1. Characteristics of data, definitions

The Employment, Wages and Hours of Work Survey 2008 was conducted on a representative sample of all the establishments employing one worker or more in every Emirate,
excluding the establishments linked to the Armed forces, to the Security sector as well as international and regional corporations.
Sample of survey: all governmental and joint sector establishments; 6,215 non-governmental establishments.
Period of reference: October 2008.

2. Institution which provides data

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

3. Data availability

The results and metadata of the Survey are available (in English and in Arabic) in the following PDF publication:
http://www.uaestatistics.gov.ae/ReportPDF/P_DSS_SS_%D9%86%D8%B4%D8%B1%D8%A9%20%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%AD%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D8%B8%D9%81%20%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%AC%D9%88%D8%B1%20%D9%88%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%A7%D8%AA%20%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84_160912.pdf

A selection of tables appear in Excel format on NBS’s website:
http://www.uaestatistics.gov.ae/EnglishHome/ReportDetailsEnglish/tabid/121/Default.aspx?ItemId=1901&PTID=104&MenuId=1

Last date of access: March 3, 2015.

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