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Percentage of Kuwaiti nationals in the labor market reached 22.2 percent

Saturday, January 28, 2023
Percentage of Kuwaiti nationals in the labor market reached 22.2 percent

As per the latest official figures, the percentage of Kuwaitis in the Kuwait labor market reached 22.2 percent, local Arabic daily Al-Anba reported. However the daily indicated that the rate of increase is less than 1 percent annually, during the past five years, since the Kuwaitization policy is implemented.

According to the statistics, as of September 30, 2022, the number of Kuwaitis working in the public and private sectors reached 483,803, with 184,953 males and 253,850 females, compared to 1,538,216 non-Kuwaitis.

The figures is excluding the domestic sector. The citizens currently constitute 22.2 percent of the total labor market, compared to 77.8 percent for non-Kuwaitis.

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