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Index of Industrial Production for the Manufacturing Industries Sector
Indicator that aims to monitor changes in the volume of production domestically and that are dealt with in the markets
  • Metadata

  • Reports

  • Methodology

1.1
Contact organization
Dubai Statistics Center
1.2
Contact organization unit
Prices and Cost of Living 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
31/12/2020
2.2
Metadata last posted
31/12/2020
2.3
Metadata last update
31/12/2020
3.1
Data description

Index of Industrial Production for manufacturing sector is used to monitor changes in the volume of production domestically and that are dealt with in the markets, and what follows to determine the price trends, produced quantities and market conditions.

3.2
Classification

International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC4) 2009, UN

3.3
Sector coverage

Index of Industrial Production focus on all industrial establishment operating in the Emirate of Dubai and mainly  in the manufacturing industries sector, as stipulated by International Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities ISIC 4

3.4
Statistical concepts and definitions

Data Collection Sources: Locations where industrial goods and services produced.
Index of Industrial Production: An index that measures relative changes and reflects thedevelopment in the volume of production of materials and goods.
Laspeyres Formula:  The mathematical equation (developed by Statistician Laspeyres) whichcomputes the index using the weighted value levels with base periodweights.
Industrial Production: Theprocess of converting raw materials (inputs) into consumables in their finalform in the form of goods (outputs) in order to achieve a material return forthe facility.
Manufacturing industry: Physical and chemical transformation of materials, items, or ingredients toform new products and materials. The transferred materials are mostly rawmaterials from agriculture, mining, quarrying or products of othermanufacturing industries, specialized maintenance of industrial andcommercial machinery and equipment. Repairing such is within themanufacturing industry, but the repair of computers and personal andhousehold commodities not considered within the manufacturing industry.  Assembling parts resulted by manufacturingindustries is considered a manufacturing industry.
Base Period: Theperiod that compared to the current period.
Weights: Itrepresents the relative distribution of manufacturing industries valueswithin the country according to the main categories, sections, and groupsthat are components of commodities according to the International StandardIndustrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Rev.4.  The weights used in calculations that usethe Laspeyres Equation.
Base Value Theproduction values of goods and materials over a period of time in which thecurrent values are compared.
Commodity Frame: Thecategory of commodities that are part of the industrial production systemclassified according to the International Standard Industrial Classificationof All Economic Activities, Rev.4.
International Standard Industrial Classification for All EconomicActivities (ISIC): The international reference forproductive activities. The main purpose of this classification is to providea range of categories for activities that can used to collect and classifystatistics according to these activities in a format designed for the purposeof economic analysis. Classification consists of a coherent and consistentstructure of economic activities based on an internationally agreed-upon setof concepts, definitions, principles and classification rules.

3.5
Statistical unit

Values of locally produced goods and services by establishments engaged in manufacturing activities, as stipulated by the International Industrial Classification (ISIC4)

3.6
Statistical population

Establishments engaged in manufacturing activities, as stipulated by the International Industrial Classification (ISIC4).

3.7
Reference area

Emirate of Dubai

3.8
Time coverage

Data are available from Q1 2019

3.9
Base period

2018=100

• Indices
• Percentage


Quarterly  / Annual

6.1
Legal acts and other agreements
Dubai Statistics Center is the main source of statistics at the emirate's level. It collects and categorizes statistical data and information, analyzes it, prepares statistical bulletins, indicators and reports, organizes statistical work and surveys. For more information, please see Law No. (28) concerning Dubai Statistics Center


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 No. (28) of 2015 on the Dubai Statistics Center Article (9) of the Law "Confidentiality of Statistical Data"


You can view the law from the following link



8.1
Release calendar

The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the Dubai Statistics Center website  (Quarterly - Annual).

The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the Dubai Statistics Center website  (Quarterly - Annual).

10.1
News release

It is published on the Dsc website,official newspapers and social media

10.3
On-line database

Available under specific authorities for certain parties

10.4
Micro-data access

Detailed data is not published for reasons of data confidentiality. Only aggregate data is available for public publication.

10.5
Other

DSC Application, Interactive Statistics, Idash Board

The project has been implemented in accordance with the GSBPM methodology. All dimensions of statistical quality have been taken into account in accordance with the Charter of Statistical Data Quality of the Emirate of Dubai and adopted by the Center, especially those related to accuracy, objectivity and comparability. The classifications and methodologies used make the results of this project comparable at all national levels. It is based on the same standard classifications, methodologies and standard concepts.


You can view the Statistical Data Quality Frame through the link

12.1
User needs
- Monitor changes in the prices of domestic commodities that used in markets, as well as the consequent identification of the prices trends, market conditions.
- Important tool in the preparation of national accounts through ridding the national gross income from the impact of prices changes.
- Important indicator that reflects the extent of progress and development that occurs to the local productive sector in a period compared to another period.


18.1
Source data

Direct statistical survey of the target sample from the selected Establishment and products.

18.2
Frequency of data collection

Data are collected monthly.

18.3
Data collection

​Questionnaire (monthly) " Industrial Production Survey - Emirate of Dubai" is used for data collection with a pre-Prepared list of selected economic activities for which values are to be given.

The e-mail questionnaire (80%) is used to collect data, while (20%) is collected from field visits.
For non-response and for data review purposes, telephone calls and e-mail are used.


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Title Publishing Year File Type File Type Metadata
Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2021 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2021 Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2021 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2020 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Quarterly percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Annual percentage change in Manufacturing Sector Index of Industrial Production 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
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Title Description Publishing Year File Type File Size
Methodology of Index of Industrial Production 2021 Document Icon 383 KB
Methodology of the Index of Industrial Production 2020 Document Icon 433 KB
Index of Industrial Production Methodolgy 2019 Document Icon 383 KB
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