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United Arab Emirates Population, Housing, and Establishments Census 2005


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2005 - 12/2005
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well. The 2005 United Arab Emirates de jure census collected data on the population, buildings, housing, and establishments in the country. Subjects covered by the census included housing, household demographics, employment, education, chronic diseases, and disability. The census day was December 6, 2005. The statistical office of the United Arab Emirates provides assess to tabular data from the census online under Demographic and Social Statistics.

Information on select censuses, including questionnaires and other documents, can be found on the United Nations Statistics Division Web site.