Tedad 2005 has certain features that differentiate it from previous censuses.
Firstly, it shows real integration and harmony among the federal and local governments in implementing this nationwide project. It also ensures that all are keen to participate on make the project a success. Planning and Economy Department of Abu Dhabi and Dubai Municipality have extended every possible effort to provide all required facilities.
Secondly, satellite technology in pinpointing the building location, in addition Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) will be used for first time instead of the traditional methods.
Thirdly, private sector extended initiatives to supply logistics and media support. The following corporations have shown high level of commitment and became Partners in Tedad 2005:
- First Gulf Bank
- Aldar Properties
Lastly, Extensive participation of UAE nationals in various managerial and statistical tasks.