Saudi unemployment 12.8% in 2Q 2017

Author: Arab NewsMon, 2017-10-02 03:00ID: 1506892170020580100RIYADH: Saudi unemployment in the second quarter of 2017 stood at 12.8 percent, according to the General Authority for Statistics.
The unemployment rate was 7.4 percent for men and 33.1 percent for women.
The rate for the total population, including non-Saudis, was 6 percent — 3.3 percent for men and 22.9 percent for women.
The total number of employees was 13,841,158, down slightly from 13,889,137 in the first quarter of 2017.
The total number of Saudi job-seekers was 1,075,933, of whom 216,352 were men and 859,581 women.
The highest percentage of Saudi job-seekers was in the age group 25-29 years, at 34.2 percent. Half of Saudi job-seekers are university graduates.
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