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SCAD participated in the ISI World Statistics Congresses (WSC) from 11-16 July 2021 held under the slogan "Statistics and Data Science for a Better World." Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 63rd WSC has been conducted be entirely virtual, with over 200 sessions and workshops attended by top interna..The Statistics Centre- Abu Dhabi (SCAD) conducted Mondy’s virtual Majlis by hosting Mr. Mustafa Darwish from the Media & Communication Section. Mr.Abdulla Alshaiba Alqubaisi, National Accounts Statistician at the Centre of Insights (COI), moderated the session  The discussions touched..The Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) signed an agreement with Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, as part of SCAD’s strategy to developeconomic forecasts by analyzing consumer spending data for residents and tourists. The cooperation..Statistics Centre- Abu Dhabi (SCAD) and Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADQ) conducted a virtual meeting to discuss areas of joint cooperation. The meeting discussed ADQ’s portfolio, which contributes to building a sustainable and vibrant economy in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. In addition, t..The Statistical Training Institute of the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD), in collaboration with Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), has launched a new training program for Abu Dhabi government senior leaders, executive directors who are specialized in the fields ..

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Issue Date: 28 July 2021

Abu Dhabi (26-7-2021), The Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) signed an agreement with Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, as part of SCAD’s strategy to develop economic forecasts by analyzing consumer spending data for residents and tourists.

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Issue Date: 14 July 2021

Abu Dhabi, 14 July, 2021 The Statistical Training Institute of the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD), in collaboration with Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), has launched a new training program for Abu Dhabi government senior leaders, executive directors who are specialized in the fields of data science and strategy.

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Issue Date: 29 June 2021

Abu Dhabi, 29 June 2021: In line with our wise leadership's vision to build Emirati youth’s capabilities and the increasing demand for data science and statistics in the digital transformation era, the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) will hold a training program for the youth.

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Issue Date: 14 June 2021

14 June 2021: Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has launched its first Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), which will be implemented from May 17 to June 24, 2021 under the theme "Together We make Data of the Future". One of SCAD’s strategically important projects, the survey seeks to provide relevant data that meets the needs of decision makers in Abu Dhabi, in fulfillment of the leadership’s aspirations for shaping the emirate’s future.

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Issue Date: 06 June 2021

Abu Dhabi, 6 June 2021: Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has embarked on 10 statistical surveys for the year 2021 to provide an up-to-date statistical database that would contribute to the compilation of statistical indicators. These indicators reflect the positive and negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in the various developmental areas of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to meet the needs of decision - makers and other users in furtherance of data-based planning and studies and to support efforts aimed at achieving the aspirations of the wise leadership, and contributes to advancing the process of development and prosperity in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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Issue Date: 30 May 2021

30 May 2021: Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) and the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) signed today a service level agreement to cooperate on exchanging data, promoting statistical collaboration, and building foundations for joint action.

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Issue Date: 27 April 2021

27 April 2021: SCAD signed a Service Agreement with world leader in digital payments, Visa, for provision by the latter of rich data and insights on consumption behavior and spend patterns in the market.

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Issue Date: 17 March 2021

As the UAE approaches its fiftieth anniversary with confidence and determination under our exceptional leaders' vision, we renew our pledge to stand behind His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, "may God protect him" to do our utmost in preparation for the year of the 50th. We will continue to work with devotion and dedication, cherishing the tolerance, peace and glory achieved by Sheikh Zayed, the father and founder of the UAE, who firmly believed in the inherent strength of everyone who calls the UAE home.

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Issue Date: 28 February 2021

February 28th, 2021: Statistics Center - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) and Khalifa University of Science and Technology announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for statistical cooperation and the exchange of data. This partnership seeks to enhance collaboration, integration and sharing of knowledge and expertise in the fields of statistics, data and AI technology.

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Issue Date: 18 January 2021

Following the resolution issued by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council, H.E. Ahmed Mahmoud Fikri is appointed as Director General of Statistic Centre – Abu Dhabi to lead the statistical ecosystem of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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Issue Date: 28 May 2020

The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), a Department of Government Support entity, has issued its monthly Building Materials Price Statistics (BMPS) report for April 2020. The report covers price movements across key building materials in April 2020 compared with March 2020 and April 2019.

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Issue Date: 20 May 2020

Abu Dhabi, 20 May 2020: According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for April 2020 released recently by the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), the CPI increased by 0.9% to 108.6 points in April 2020, up from 107.6 points in March 2020.

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Issue Date: 30 April 2020

The Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), a Department of Government Support entity, has issued its monthly Building Materials Price Statistics (BMPS) report for March 2020. The report compared building materials prices for March 2020 with February 2020, March 2019, as well as Q1 of 2020 with Q1 and Q4 of 2019.

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Issue Date: 19 April 2020

Abu Dhabi, 19 April 2020: According to the latest issue of the ‘Weekly Price Index Report’ released by the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), for a selected basket of food and non-food consumer goods, the index decreased by 0.7% to 103.0 points in the second week of April 2020, down from 103.7 points in the previous week. However, the index advanced by 3.0% in the second week of April 2020, compared with February 2020 as a reference month.

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Issue Date: 16 April 2020

Abu Dhabi, 16 April 2020: According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for the month of March 2020 released recently by the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD), the CPI declined by 2.6% to 107.6 points in March 2020 down from 110.5 points in March 2019.

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Issue Date: 09 April 2020

Abu Dhabi, 9 April 2020: In light of the unprecedent challenges facing the current economic situation, and the need to keep decision-makers and consumers alike informed on goods prices in the Emirate, the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) released the results of the ‘Weekly Goods Price Report’ for the first week of April 2020, where it oversaw and quantified changes in the economy by monitoring the prices of 332 consumer goods, categorised in ten spending groups.

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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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