EMPLOYMENT growth among expatiates went up by 5.1 per cent, according to latest figures. It has risen from 488,979 in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 514,156 in the fourth quarter last year. Continue reading
Total employment decreased to reach 593,660 by the end of Q1 2010
The total number of employed persons in Bahrain at the end of 2010 Q1 decreased from 597,592 in Q1 2009 to reach 593,660 by the end of Q1 2010. Continue reading
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Foreign worker employment in Bahrain continues to decline
A FOREIGN recruitment drive saw Bahraini firms employ more expats than ever during the 12 months leading up to the end of March, according to new figures released by the government.
A total of 71,000 foreign workers were hired since March last year, swelling the country’s expat workforce by 18.8 per cent.
Expats accounted for around two-thirds of Bahrain’s workforce by the end of the first quarter of this year.
By SOMAN BABY
MANAMA: Employment in Bahrain shot up by 10.5 per cent during the third quarter of this year, it was revealed yesterday.
Most of the jobs went to expatriates, with Bahraini employment up by 3.5pc, compared to a 4.1pc growth in the previous quarter, said the report published in the Bahraini Labour Market newsletter.