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Abu Dhabi Statistical Yearbook 2020 released

Abu Dhabi Statistical Yearbook 2020 released

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In 2019, non-oil activities accounted for 59.2 per cent of Abu Dhabi’s nominal GDP, and the emirate’s real GDP grew by 1.5 per cent year-on-year.

UAE’s gross domestic product (GDP) at constant prices grew by 1.5 per cent in 2019 to Dh803,568 million compared with Dh792,065 million in 2018. The compensation of employees at current prices increased from Dh248,668 million in 2018 to Dh250,749 million in 2019. The 168 hotel establishments in Abu Dhabi in 2019 hosted around 5.1 million guests, an increase of 2.1 per cent over 2018. These are some of the findings published in the 2020 handbook released by the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD).

The SCAD, a government entity under the Department of Government Support (DGS), published on Wednesday the Statistical Yearbook of Abu Dhabi 2020.
“The statistical yearbook is a key source of comprehensive, objective, and independent statistical data, on the developments witnessed by the emirate in various economic, social and environmental sectors. The book supports decision-making and strategic planning with reliable and updated statistical data” said Abdullah Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Acting Director-General of SCAD.
“SCAD is committed to the provision of high-quality statistical data in accordance with the international best practices, to reflect the performance of the main sectors that drive development in Abu Dhabi on an annual basis to meet the needs of data users, including officials, decision-makers, researchers and stakeholders.” added Al Suwaidi.
“We would like to thank our strategic partners – ministries, government, and semi-government entities and private sector companies – for their cooperation in providing the data required for the production of the new statistical yearbook. This book underscores the success witnessed by the emirate. It highlights its achievements in supporting comprehensive and sustainable development across sectors, to improve Abu Dhabi’s competitiveness at the global level. It also helps to enhance the emirate’s socioeconomic status at regional and international levels. At this point, I would like to emphasize the importance of cooperation with various government and private stakeholders, as statistical work requires joint and integrated efforts.” Al Suwaidi added.

In this link (source) there is a summary from the yearbook: Khaleej Times 

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