Foreign workers occupy more than 10,000 jobs in Saudi Arabia

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Foreign workers in Saudi Arabia compose a large portion of the workforce as according to well-informed sources Indians, Pakistanis, Egyptians, Yemenis, and Bengalis occupy more than 10 million jobs there.

There are 3 million Indians, 2.5 million Pakistanis, 2.2 million Egyptians, 1.4 million Yemenis and 1.2 Bengalis in the Saudi kingdom, i.e. 10.3 million in total, according to the Saudi daily Okaz.

Labor force survey results showed that the number of non-Saudi employed persons for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 reached 10,850,192 while the total number of employed persons reached 13,889,137.

Source Credit: Al Arabiya English



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