Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) fell to 23.4% in United Arab Emirates in 2018

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | United Arab Emirates | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) reached 23.4 % in 2018 in United Arab Emirates. This is 30.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 33.9 % in 1993 and an all time low of 23.4 % in 2018. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) in Bahrain amounted to 35.3 %, 36.2 % in Oman, 54.5 % in Qatar and 24.4 % in Saudi Arabia in 2018.

United Arab Emirates has been ranked 56th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce), 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind.

Employment In Industry (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bahrain % 35.3% 35.1% 35.0% 35.2% 35.3%
Iran % 33.2% 33.5% 33.8% 32.5% 31.9%
Iraq % 24.3% 24.3% 24.2% 23.9% 23.5%
Jordan % 25.1% 25.1% 25.0% 25.0% 24.9%
Kuwait % 25.5% 25.5% 25.4% 25.2% 25.4%
Oman % 36.8% 36.6% 36.4% 36.5% 36.3%
Qatar % 51.8% 51.7% 53.0% 54.1% 54.6%
Saudi Arabia % 22.8% 23.8% 23.0% 22.7% 24.5%
United Arab Emirates % 24.1% 23.8% 23.7% 23.6% 23.5%
Yemen % 14.8% 14.9% 14.5% 12.5% 11.2%