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Economic Survey
Statistical surveys of economic activities seeks to create and develop modern and accurate databases for various social and economic activities in the Emirate of Dubai, that contribute to the improvement development programs and plans, national account, as well as the economic and social indicators that highlight the real level of development and progress that Dubai achieved
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  • Methodology

1.1
Contact organization
Dubai Statistics Center
1.2
Contact organization unit
Economic Sectors Statistics Section
1.3
Contact name
Corporate Communication & Customer Service Section
1.4
Contact person function
Customer Care
1.5
Contact mail address
P.O. Box: 121222 Dubai, UAE
1.6
Contact email address
info@dsc.gov.ae
1.7
Contact phone number
800 DSC (372)
1.8
Contact fax number
009714 4290232
2.1
Metadata last certified
01/04/2018
2.2
Metadata last posted
01/04/2018
2.3
Metadata last update
01/04/2018
3.1
Data description
The Economic Survey is a significant and effective tool for updating databases of different economic sectors to help combine national accounts and economic indicators as well as to develop the economic development plans and programs, monitor their implementation, evaluate their performance, and correct their course. Also, to its significance in providing the necessary data for economic policy, make good decisions for the development of the national economy and the welfare and progress of society. The objectives of the Economic Survey: 
- Identifying the number of workers and their remuneration in various economic activities, as well as the allocation of the workers according to nationality and gender. 
- Providing accurate data on production values as well as the goods and services requirements in the various economic activities. 
- Assessment of the value-added for all economic activities according to ISIC4. 
- Providing accurate data on the change in non-financial assets and estimating the economic activities' capital formation. 
- Providing a database of the inputs and outputs project.
3.2
Classification
Adopted in the process of collecting and processing statistical data on the  SNA 2008, and the methodology of economic surveys, activities are classified according to  International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC4), United Nations

Please refer to the survey methodology by visiting the this link
3.3
Sector coverage
The economic survey cover the following activity
- Manufacturing 
- Wholesale and retail trade
- Construction
- Transportion  communication
- Services
3.4
Statistical concepts and definitions
Main Economic Activity: The dominant economic activity carried out at the establishment. In the case of multiple activities carried out by the establishment, the owner of the establishment determines the main activity, which achieves the greatest production or the biggest return for the establishment.

Total Operating Income:
means the revenues generated by the establishment of its main economic activities and other secondary activities, and represented in all revenues of an entity resulting from the establishment of goods or services for the market purpose.

Establishment: It is an economic unit that carries out one, or more, economic activity(s) under one management, has a legal entity and owner, either individual or legal person, and has a fixed place where one economic activity or integrated and similar activities are practised.

Workers' Compensation: Compensation of salaries, wages, remuneration and cash and in-kind benefits paid by employees for doing the work, as follows:
- Total salaries, wages and benefits in kind
- Contribution of the establishment to the Pension and Social Security Authority
- End of service benefits for the year
- Remuneration of the Board of Directors

Fixed assets: These are entities to which property rights apply and are owned individually or collectively by institutional units that generate economic benefits to their owners because of their retention or use over a period

For more definitions please click the link to view survey methodology published on DSC website<
3.5
Statistical unit
All establishments resident and licensed in the Emirate of Dubai from various licensing bodies
3.6
Statistical population
All Establishments Operating in the economic Sector by ISIC Rev. 4 (ISIC4) , Excluding the financial sector for an independent survey
3.7
Reference area
Emirate of Dubai
3.8
Time coverage
2006-2008/2011-2017
3.9
Base period
N/A
Value in 000 AED
Calendar year
6.1
Legal acts and other agreements

Dubai Statistics Center specializes in the construction of a modern and comprehensive statistical system and shall be the only official source for the collection, analysis and publication of Statistical information and data in the Emirate adopting harmonized methodological international standards in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical data. For more information, please see the law number (28) related to Dubai Statistics Center

Click here to view the law details

6.2
Data sharing
The data are shared with the local Government Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority
7.1
Confidentiality - policy

Data confidentiality is governed by law number (28) for the year 2015 about Dubai Statistics Center, article number (9) 'Confidentiality of Statistical Data'.

Click here to view the law details

8.1
Release calendar
The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the website of Dubai Statistics Center after 12 month of the refrence period.
8.2
Release calendar access
Click here to access Dubai Statistics Center calendar information
Annual
10.1
News release
DSC website, official newspapers and social media
10.3
On-line database
Available under specific permissions to particular entities
10.4
Micro-data access
Micro-data are not available to public due to data confidentiality considerations. However, aggregated data are published to public
10.5
Other
-

The project was implemented according to GSBPM where it takes into consideration statistical quality scopes according to Statistical   data quality charter for the Emirate of Dubai that is adopted by the center specially those related accuracy, objectivity and comparability, since the classifications and methodologies used make the results of this project comparable on national regional and international levels being based on international classifications and methodologies.

Click here to view Dubai Statistics Center Statistical Data Quality Framework

12.1
User needs
Support decision-makers, policy-makers, researchers  to identify the following :
1- Identifying the number of workers and their remuneration in various economic activities, as well as the allocation of the workers according to nationality and gender.
2- Identifying the  production values as well as the goods and services requirements in the various economic activities.
3- Identifying the  assessment of the value-added for all economic activities according to ISIC4.
4-  Identifying the change in non-financial assets and estimating the economic activities' capital formation.
18.1
Source data
The database is based on surveys and administrative records
18.2
Frequency of data collection
Anuual
18.3
Data collection
Field surveys
18.4
Data validation
18.5
Data compilation
18.6
Adjustment
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Title Publishing Year File Type File Type Metadata
Economic Indictors of Construction activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Education activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Information and communication activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Transportation and storage activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply and Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities- 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Accommodation and food service activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Human health and social work activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Real estate activities - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Professional, scientific and technical activities- 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Construction activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Human health and social work activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Information and communication activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Transportation and storage activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Accommodation and food service activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Professional, scientific and technical activities by Economic Activity - 2019 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Construction activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Information and communication activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Transportation and storage activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Accommodation and food service activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Professional, scientific and technical activities by Economic Activity 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Construction activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Education activities-2018 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Information and communication activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Transportation and storage activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply and Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Accommodation and food service activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Real estate activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indicators of Professional, scientific and technical activities 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Human health and social work activities-2018 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Construction activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Education activities-2017 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Information and communication activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Transportation and storage activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply and Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Accommodation and food service activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Real estate activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Professional, scientific and technical activities 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Construction activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Other service activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Administrative and support service activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Manufacturing activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Arts, entertainment and recreation activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Information and communicationr activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Transportation and storage activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Accommodation and food service activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Professional, scientific and technical activities by Economic Activity 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Economic Indictors of Human health and social work activities - 2017 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
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Title Description Publishing Year File Type File Size
Economic survey Methodolgy 2018 Document Icon 518 KB
Economic survey Methodolgy 2017 Document Icon 532 KB
Economic survey Methodolgy 2014 Document Icon 2.163 MB
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