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UAE: Foreign labourers employed in the private sector and registered with the Ministry of Labour by sex and sector of economic activity (2005-2007)

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2005 2006 2007
Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Agriculture, Hunting and Forestry 8,471 131 8,602 9,844 158 10,002 12,791 247 13,038
Fishing 10,102 14 10,116 10,430 10 10,440 9,751 13 9,764
Mining and Quarrying 15,088 528 15,616 15,551 617 16,168 16,380 743 17,123
Manufacturing 278,182 10,673 288,855 315,841 10,355 326,196 365,683 11,038 376,721
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply 845 16 861 1,025 28 1,053 2,371 67 2,438
Construction 909,932 6,377 916,309 1,081,870 8,643 1,090,513 1,361,804 12,762 1,374,566
Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles and Personal and Household Goods 480,001 36,060 516,061 521,298 42,361 563,659 600,702 53,369 654,071
Hotels and Restaurants 82,080 7,696 89,776 85,419 8,172 93,591 96,402 9,156 105,558
Transport, Storage and Communications 149,176 5,551 154,727 164,005 6,275 170,280 188,678 7,633 196,311
Financial Intermediation 18,263 4,669 22,932 20,985 5,854 26,839 23,582 7,620 31,202
Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities 111,865 15,190 127,055 135,906 19,088 154,994 187,368 26,956 214,324
Education 16,824 12,938 29,762 18,041 15,302 33,343 18,956 21,435 40,391
Health and Social Work 7,972 6,961 14,933 8,147 7,635 15,782 9,771 10,383 20,154
Other Community, Social and Personal Service Activities 38,858 7,913 46,771 44,911 9,578 54,489 45,922 11,439 57,361
Total 2,127,659 114,717 2,242,376 2,433,263 134,086 2,567,349 2,940,161 172,861 3,113,022

Source: Statistical Yearbook 2008, Ministry of Labour, UAE.

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Characteristics of data, definitions

Classification used is ISIC, Rev. 3. and the population taken into account is the private sector employees.
The categories “Public Administration and Defence; Compulsory Social Security” and “Private Households with Employed Persons” (domestic workers) are not included.

2. Institution which provides data

Ministry of Labour, UAE

3. Data availability

The data has been taken from Arab Labour Organisation’s Statistical Yearbook 2010, Chapter “Migration”
http://www.alolabor.org/final/index.php?option=com_jdownloads&Itemid=110&view=view.download&catid=31&cid=95&lang=en
http://www.alolabor.org/final/index.php?option=com_jdownloads&Itemid=110&view=viewcategory&catid=31&lang=ar

Last date of access: March 3, 2015.

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