ITQAN helps with definitive UAE labour force survey

National Bureau of Statistics initiative will provide accurate information about UAE labour force

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ITQAN helps with definitive UAE labour force survey Itqan’s solution will help the National Bureau of Statistics evaluate the overall employment situation in the United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
By  Vineetha Menon Published  December 29, 2009

The National Bureau of Statistics will be administering a survey to collect accurate information about the United Arab Emirates labour force.

Local systems integrator Itqan has been assigned to implement the survey that will be undertaken across several statistics centers in the country. The solution used is completely paperless and automated for more accuracy in handling information.

"The survey aims to provide accurate and comprehensive information about UAE's labor force in terms of demographics, and its correlation with their occupations and economic sectors they are part of, and in the process classifying them as employed, or unemployed or not part of the labor force...," said National Bureau of Statistics director Majid Sultan Al-Ali.

Findings of the project aim to evaluate the overall employment condition and will also the first time a nation-wide survey is being conducted across all the different emirates simultaneously.

Al-Ali added that Itqan was selected for this ambitious project based on its track record for handling similar projects with the Bureau.

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