FCSA launches campaign to survey Khorfakkan workforce

SHARJAH, The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, FCSA, has launched its Labour Force Survey in Khorfakkan as part of its annual nationwide survey, conducted in cooperation with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and local statistical centres in the UAE.

Noura Ali, Acting Director of Methodology Department at FCSA, pointed out that the survey aims at estimating the size of the labour force and the rates of participation in the nation’s economic activity, according to different characteristics, estimating the size of the workforce, unemployment rates and dependency ratios.

She added that the specific items for determining unemployment rates use a major methodology compatible with the International Labour Organisation, through which the Commission can provide an integrated database on work and unemployment in the country at the level of all its members.

Source: Emirates News Agency