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Issue Date: 26 March 2020

The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) published the results of the reading survey in the emirate of Abu Dhabi for 2020. The survey was aimed at knowing the population trends on reading. This reading survey is conducted in conjunction with the National Reading Month, which the UAE celebrates every March. The survey included a sample of the spectrum of the emirate community and covered all regions (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra). The number of participants was 1,732 individuals aged 15 years and above.

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Issue Date: 23 March 2020

The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has recently issued its monthly Building Materials Price Statistics (BMPS) for February 2020. This release presents up-to-date data on the rapid urban development and constant growth in the construction sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The report tracks building materials prices, comparing February 2020 prices with those of January 2020 and February 2019. Build material statistics acquires a special significance as a source of important economic inputs for planning and research across various fields. They can also be used in the compilation of price indices for the construction activity and hence for the calculation of GDP at constant prices.

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Issue Date: 14 March 2020

Abu Dhabi Consumer Prices Down 2.1% Y-o-Y in February, Reports SCAD - CPI decreased 2.1% in February 2020 compared with February 2019 - CPI decreased 0.4% in February 2020 compared with January 2020 - ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel’ group contributed 77.1% to overall decrease in CPI during February 2020 compared with February 2019

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Issue Date: 26 February 2020

SCAD: ‘Cement’ group posts the highest price increase in Building Materials Prices report for January 2020 compared to December 2019 During January 2020, the ‘Cement’ group recorded the highest price increase compared to December 2019. This is detailed in the Building Materials Price Statistics monthly report published by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) for the month of January 2020. The report is of great significance as building material prices are considered important economic indicators for planning and research across various sectors. They are also used in the compilation of indices of the construction sector and for the calculation of GDP at constant prices.

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Issue Date: 16 February 2020

SCAD releases its CPI monthly report for January 2020 - CPI decreased by 1.8% in January 2020 compared to January 2019 - CPI increased by 0.1% in January 2020 compared to December 2019 - Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel group contributed 95.2% to the overall decrease in CPI during January 2020

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Issue Date: 23 January 2020

Compared with 2018 Consumer Prices Dropped 0.8% in 2019, Reports SCAD. Abu Dhabi, 23 January 2020: Consumer prices declined by 0.8% in 2019 compared with 2018. As the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report of Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) indicates, the CPI averaged 110.7 points in 2019, down 0.8% from 111.6 points in 2018.

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Issue Date: 20 January 2020

In recognition of their efforts SCAD honors participants in the Household Income and Expenditure Survey. Abu Dhabi, 20 January 2020: The Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) organised a ceremony this morning to honor families and government agencies who participated in the Household Income and Expenditure Survey. The survey provides data on living standards, as well as the quality of life in the country.

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Issue Date: 12 January 2020

According to 2018 annual report and 2019 Q2 and Q3 reports Abu Dhabi GDP continues to achieve significant growth rates: SCAD In 2018: • GDP grew by 14.6% at current prices and 1.2% at constant prices • Oil GDP at current prices grew by 40.2% to AED 338.5 billion • Non-oil GDP at current prices grew to AED 543.9 billion • Non-oil GDP contributed 58.3% of Abu Dhabi’s total GDP at current prices.

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Issue Date: 16 April 2019

The GDP of Abu Dhabi at current prices grew to AED 931 billion in 2018, up 14.4% up from AED 814 billion in 2017, according to a report released by Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD). A breakdown of this figure reveals an increase in the emirate’s oil-GDP by 35.7%, or AED 376 billion last year, making up 40.4% of Abu Dhabi’s GDP at current prices. On the other hand, non-oil GDP at current prices grew 3.5% from AED 537 billion in 2017 to AED 555 billion in 2018 contributing 59.6% of the GDP in 2018.

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Issue Date: 16 April 2019

Consumer prices in Abu Dhabi decreased during the first quarter of 2019 by 0.8% compared to the same period in the previous year, according to the Statistics Center - Abu Dhabi announced yesterday in its report on the results of the consumer price index and inflation levels for the period from January to March 2019. The report analyzes Results by level of welfare, family type, and percentages of the main groups of goods and services contributing to the annual change in prices.

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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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