Gulf Business | 22 October 2018
Saudi unemployment remained steady in the second quarter after increasing in the first three months of the year as foreign workers continued to leave the country.
General Authority for Statistics figures showed the unemployment rate among citizens at 12.9 cent as unemployment among women rose from 30.9 per cent to 31.1 per cent and remained stable for men at 7.6 per cent.
The organisation’s Q2 labour report also indicated an exodus of foreign workers seen over the last 12 months was continuing.
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