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UAE: Labour permits delivered by the Labour Ministry by nationality group / selected countries of citizenship (2005-2007)

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2005 2006 2007
Arab countries 84,134 92,629 139,991
India 300,190 371,453 566,853
Pakistan 92,238 124,297 191,736
Bangladesh 58,614 103,840 215,113
Philippines 35,145 47,753 72,609
Nepal 21,521 23,289 37,403
Sri Lanka 14,627 13,090 15,797
Afghanistan 4,025 5,198 10,336
Iran 368 691 3,435
Other Asian countries 13,951 19,754 38,740
Africa 3,410 4,401 6,507
Europe 10,639 11,092 15,579
America 2,018 2,565 3,312
Oceania 709 1,082 1,704
Total 641,599 821,134 1,319,115

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

ANNEXED NOTE

1. Characteristics of data, definitions

The population taken into account is the private sector employees.

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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