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Issue Date: 30 April 2017

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi concluded the field work phase of the National Youths Welfare and Development Survey in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Survey, implemented in collaboration with the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development and its strategic partners: the Federal Authority Competitiveness and Statistics, the Emirates Youth Council, Dubai Economic Council and local statistical agencies.

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Issue Date: 25 March 2017

The Department of Economic Development (DED) and Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) announced the launch the final phase of the Unified Establishments Number Project, which is due for completion by the end of 2017. The project encompasses all businesses in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi under centralized database. The DED’s Business Centre and SCAD are working jointly on the project, which is based on the registry of companies operating in the emirate.

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Issue Date: 21 March 2017

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) and Al Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU) signed today a memorandum of understanding with the aim of strengthening cooperation in the field of statistics, promoting statistical awareness, enhancing the effectiveness of academic education, aligning qualifications with demand in the labour and expanding the role of national institutions of higher learning in supplying the market with qualified national cadres, thereby maximizing the value added AAU’s educational outputs.

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Issue Date: 07 December 2016

IAOS 2016 resumed its sessions in ADNEC convention centre for the second day consecutively, hosted by SCAD for the first time in the Middle East, under the logo: “Continuous Innovation and Partnership as the Spirit of Official Statistics”.

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Issue Date: 06 December 2016

The Conference of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS 2016) kicked off today at ADNEC convention centre under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Hazaa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council. Hosted by Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), the IAOS 2016 revolves around the logo” The Spirit of Official Statistics: Continuous Innovation and Creativity”. The event will take place from 6-8 December 2016.

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Issue Date: 22 November 2016

H.E. Butti Ahmed Mohammed Bin Butti Al Qubaisi , Director General of Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi, Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of the 15th Conference of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS 2016), announced today in a press conference at SCAD’s office the completion of all preparations for the organisation of the IAOS 2016, under the theme: “The Spirit of Official Statistics

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Issue Date: 24 September 2016

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi has recently published nine enlarged and updated guides, covering the compilation methodology of various statistical indicators, metadata and quality topics.

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Issue Date: 06 September 2016

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi held a meeting with the National Health Insurance Company "Daman" on Monday, September 5, 2016. The meeting was attended by HE Butti Al Qubaisi, Director General of Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi and a number of SCAD officials

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Issue Date: 05 September 2016

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi held a meeting with the National Health Insurance Company "Daman" on Monday, September 5, 2016.

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Issue Date: 30 April 2016

SCAD’s participation this year’s fair acquires a special significance in light of the Centre’s accompanying initiative "How to read the statistics" launched in observance of the declaration by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE of 2016 as the UAE Year of Reading. SCAD seeks to promote statistical culture and educate the public about the importance of statistics through a series of activities aimed at the various age groups of the emirate’s society.

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Issue Date: 22 May 2017

As SCAD’s report finds, varying changes were observed in the average prices of building materials groups during April 2017 compared with the previous month

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Issue Date: 26 April 2017

As SCAD’s report finds, varying changes were observed in the average prices of building materials groups during March 2017 compared with the previous month,

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Issue Date: 17 April 2017

SCAD released today the first issue of the Centre’s report on Import-Export Unit Value Index (MXUVI), using foreign trade data pertaining to the value and volume of foreign trade for the year 2016 compared with 2015

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Issue Date: 09 April 2017

Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) released today the Quarterly National Accounts Report for the fourth quarter of 2016, which presents estimates for the said quarter compared with the fourth quarter of 2015. According to the report, Abu Dhabi’s Gross Domestic Product at current prices grew by 6.0% y-o-y in the fourth quarter of 2016. The corresponding GDP growth at constant 2007 prices was 3.1%. The growth posted is attributed largely to the value added of the oil activities (up 8.0%), while the value added of non-oil activities increased by 5.1%.

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Issue Date: 04 April 2017

SCAD released today a new issue of its monthly report on the consumer price index (CPI) and the inflation rates in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi for the month of March and Q12017, with 2014 as the base year.

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Issue Date: 22 March 2017

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) issued today its monthly report on the prices of building materials for the month of February 2017, compared January 2017 and February 2016. The report presents an analysis of the movements in the prices of the various materials used in the construction industry in Abu Dhabi’s retail market through year-over-year and month-over-month comparisons.

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Issue Date: 25 September 2016

construction materials prices in Abu Dhabi, including an analysis of the fluctuation in the average prices of construction materials during August 2016 compared to July 2016 and August 2015.

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Issue Date: 27 August 2016

Statistics Centre-Abu Dhabi issued the second edition of a book entitled “Emirati Women, Past and Present”, marking the «the Emirati Women's Day», which falls on August 28th.

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Issue Date: 21 August 2016

SCAD released today the Statistical Yearbook (SYB) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi – 2016. One of the Centre’s key publications, the SYB seeks to meets the needs of decision makers, the business community, researchers and all other segments of data users. The book consists of six main sections, namely, the economy, industry and business, population and demography, social statistics, labor force, agriculture and the environment.

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Issue Date: 29 June 2016

Ramadan alimentary goods price index has been released today providing an analysis for the results of the weekly alimentary products price index during the Holy month.

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