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58% of Kuwait's population are employed

Updated : Thursday, 11 July 2019, 05:44:16 PM
The number of employees in the country is 58.4% of the total number of persons registered in
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KUWAITCITY(IAMINKUWAIT) : The number of employees in the country is 58.4% of the total number of persons registered in the statistics of the Public Authority for Civil Information, with a total of 2.8 million employees and a worker and a servant of 4.8 million residing in Kuwait. Kuwaitis accounted for 4.2% of the total workforce in the private sector, which reached 1.7 million people working in the number of 73 thousand, while the national labor force of which about 380 thousand workers constitute 18.1% of the total labor force. According to statistics from the labor market system and "civil information", the Kuwaitis ranked third after the Indians and Egyptians. The number of Kuwaitis stood at one million and 403 thousand, constituting 30.3% of the total population in the country. They came second with non-Arab Asians, reaching 40.4%, followed by Arabs with 27.2%. Kuwaiti employment On the distribution of Kuwaiti labor in the labor market, national employment in the government sector was the highest with 307 thousand workers, while the share of the Ministry of Education the largest number of 85.2 thousand people followed by 27.1 thousand in the Ministry of Health And 20.2 thousand in the Ministry of Electricity and then 19.2 thousand citizens in the Ministry of the Interior and then decrease the numbers according to the size and breadth of each government. In the private sector, the total number of Kuwaitis was 73 thousand citizens, divided into 20 distinct disciplines, most of them in the specialty of wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles with 18.9 thousand citizens, of which the largest number of women by 30%. The Kuwaiti activity in the field of real estate activities came in second place in terms of national labor distribution with 14.3 thousand citizens, of which the males are 8.3%, followed by financial and insurance activities with 9.9 thousand people, then 7.4 thousand in manufacturing industries and 5.2 thousand in construction Construction. Kuwaiti Insurance The statistics showed that Kuwaitis are divided into 5 categories of insurance, the highest of which are government insurance with a total of 277 thousand citizens, followed by insured in the private sector with 53 thousand people. The third category of insured is "state-owned oil" with 18 thousand citizens, and then 15 thousand registered on the fifth door and finally 1.7 thousand Kuwaitis insured "oil" in the presence of 15.3 thousand cases is not indicated the type of private insurance. The statistics show that there are about 20 thousand Kuwaitis working in the private sector without insurance, and the total number of about 73 thousand people. age categories In terms of age groups, Kuwaitis aged 30-34 were the largest number of employees in the private and government sectors with a total of 85,000 persons, followed by the 25-29 age group with 77,000 citizens. Thirdly, the age group between 35 and 39 years was 70,000 citizens, and then registered in the category of 40-44 years with 54.3 thousand people. The 15-19 age group was the least number of 156 workers, followed by the 65-year-old, with 6500 individuals. Labor Union warns of privatization The General Union of Workers of Kuwait issued warnings from the "implementation of privatization policy and the risks of expanding the sale and demolition of public sector institutions" and stressed the need to adopt other ways to "diversify sources of national income and rebuild our economy on a sound basis, Support growth, increase the strength of the national economy and diversify its activities, and offer real investment opportunities to the private sector away from the sale of public sector facilities. " "The Union is following with great interest and great concern the new economic policy orientations reviewed by the Council of Ministers at its last session, which aims to expand the privatization of facilities and institutions of the public sector," said the president of the union, Ahmed Al-Dehani. "These decisions came under pretexts and arguments, The local failure, but it is just a marketing mechanism for failed projects did not diversify sources of national income did not create jobs

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