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APA 6th Edition Citation Style

Website Document

Citation Elements in Order:  
1.  Author: Government of Dubai, Dubai Statistics Center
2.  Publication date: 2008
3.  Website document title: Population - Emirate of Dubai 2008
4.  Publisher: Dubai Statistics Center
5.  URL:


Document Example:

website document


Proper Bibliographic Reference Format:

  • Bibliographic references are double-spaced and indented half an inch after the first line.
  • It is no longer necessary to include the date of retrieval unless the source material may change over time (e.g., Wikis).
  • Identify the publisher as part of the retrieval statement unless the publisher has been identfied as the author.

Government of Dubai, Dubai Statistics Center. (2008). Population – Emirate of Dubai 2008. Retrieved from Dubai Statistics Center website:


In-Text Citations:

Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the author’s last name and date of publication.

(Government of Dubai, Dubai Statistics Center, 2008)

Alternatively, you can integrate the citation into the sentence by means of narrative.

Government of Dubai, Dubai Statistics Center (2008) provides statistical information for the region.