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  UAE Women Statistics
 

Population

  • 468,888 is the number of UAE National women
  • 83,784 is the population of UAE National women in Dubai

2010 Data from the National Bureau of Statistics

General statistics

Education

  • 91% is the rate of female literacy in the UAE, with a higher number of women in secondary and tertiary education

Politics

  • 22.5% is the percentage of women in parliament, accounting for 9 members of the Federal National Council of the UAE
  • 17% is the percentage of female ministers in the UAE, accounting for 4 posts in the Cabinet: The minister of Foreign Trade, Minister of Social Affairs and 2 Ministers of State
  • 4 is the number of female representative of the UAE abroad, accounting for 3 ambassadors and 1 consul general

Economy

  • 43% is the percentage of labor force participation of women in the UAE
  • UAE women constitute 66% of the public sector workforce, 30% of which are in senior posts

Data taken from the Global Gender Gap Report 2010, the UNDP Human Development Report 2010, and UAE yearbook 2010

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