Kuwait: Expats working in the public sector fell to 123,000
Stats from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) showed one ex-pat staff member at the International Liaison Office, another at the Municipal Council, three at Boursa Kuwait and eight at the Citizens ‘ Service Organization.
The figures suggest zero ex-pats even amongst the employees of the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP), the public authority for the Holy Quran and the Sunnah Publication and Propagation and Community Development Institute.
Numbers have shown that the number of citizens employed for embassies in Kuwait is residual, with a maximum of 2,422 workers, while the total number of expatriate employees working for Kuwait Airlines is 5,953 out of a total of 6,835 staff.
In regards, figures show that 278 out of 348 employees working for the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences are former-pats. Then there are 4,028 ex-pats serving in the Awqaf Department, 1,201 in the Council of Ministers, 586 employed in the Directorate of Social Affairs and 330 workings in the Senate.
More figures show the number of ex-pat workers working for 89 state bodies-531 working for the public authority for the elderly (35% of its workforce), 4,425 working for the Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Company opposed to only 145 people, and 2,000 ex-pats working for Kuwait Petroleum company.
The figures released regularly by Al-Qabas indicate that the fewest number of ex-pat workers served for the oil sector with only seven ex-pat workers, one at the Arab Center for Educational Technology, 11 at the Vocational Training Institutes and 23 at the Kuwait Regional Funds for Small and Medium Business Growth.