A government report shows the Indians topped the list of persons leaving the Kuwait labor market in the first quarter of 2021. A total of 67,809 workers from various nationalities including from the private sector have left the country including 17,398 domestic workers.

The report, a copy of which the Al-Qabas has obtained, shows 21,341 Indians have left the country in the first quarter of the year, followed by Egyptians with 11,135 departures, Bangladeshis 6,136 workers.

As for the family sector (domestic workers and the like), India again topped the list of the total number of departures (17,398 residents). The Indians accounted for 10,169; the Filipinos came in second place with 2,543 departures.

The total number of workers in the labor market, until the end of last March, was 1,536,033 compared to 411,464 citizens, distributed between the private and government sectors.

As for the domestic labor sector, the total employment until last March was 651,265 workers, a decrease of 17,398 compared to the labor market statistics recorded at the end of last year.

Number of departures from the private sector by nationality — India 21,341; Egypt 11,135; Bangladesh 6,136; Pakistan 1,250; Philippines 1,953; Syria 253, Nepal 4,185; Jordan 236,Iran 210, and the he rest of the nationalities 4,268.

Number of domestic workers leaving the country — India 10,169; the Philippines 2,543; Bangladesh 773, Ethiopia 177, Nepal 664, Indonesia 22, Benin 253, Ivory Coast 249, Pakistan 17, the rest of the nationalities 431.

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