Increase in domestic workers during the first three months of 2022
In the first three months of 2022, Kuwait witnessed an increase in the total number of workers in the labour market. According to Al-Qabas report, the total number of workers who entered the country in the first three months of this year amounted to approximately 22,000 workers, 88.9% of whom work in the domestic sector.
The number of new domestic workers in this period is around 19,532, and they are of approximately 6 nationalities, mainly India, Philippines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Benin and Sudan. 11,591 new domestic workers from India reaches Kuwait during this period, followed by Filipinos with 5,631, while the number of other nationalities did not exceed hundreds.