The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), a government entity under the Department of Government Support (DGS), published the Statistical Yearbook of Abu Dhabi 2020. The publication helps decision-makers, the business sector and researchers to formulate policies, and devise plans based on robust data that serves the development goals of the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The statistical yearbook provides up-to-date and accurate statistical indicators and data on six main sectors: economy, industry and business, population and demography, social development, labour force, agriculture, and environment. It also highlights the various activities of the government and private sector in the emirate; thus, reflecting the development process in Abu Dhabi over the past year.
Commenting on this, Abdullah Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Acting Director-General of SCAD, said: "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.
"SCAD's 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.
Below is a link to see the full press release SCAD's Statistical Yearbook 2020: https://www.scad.gov.ae/en/pages/pressrelease.aspx