Tamil Expatriates Socio Economic Challenges in UAE

P. Lija and R. Radhika

Tamil expatriates faced the socio-economic challenges in UAE is focuses for study. This study determines the socio-economic challenges of Tamil expatriates in UAE. The objectives of this study have been the following: to examine social challenges faced by Tamil expatriates in UAE; and, to find out economic challenges faced by Tamil expatriates in UAE. This has been done through secondary data research as well as through primary (field study) data. The primary data has been collected through questionnaire. The ANOVA has been used for statistical analysis. A sample of data comprising from each skills segment has been used in this study, which constitutes of expatriates from three major segments of labour viz. skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled. The respondents are from three Emirates of UAE – Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi – which have been chosen owing to their respective relevance of being an economic centre, a city with high population density and Abu Dhabi being the capital city. It will be beneficial in many ways for the society, community development, prospective migrants and their families, expatriates already working in UAE.

Volume 11 | 08-Special Issue

Pages: 793-798