2005 News Story

Saudi unemployment figures

Saudi jobless claims have registered 180,443 job applicants within the framework of the Ministry of Labor’s campaign “Employ Saudis”, the Minister of Labor Dr. Ghazi Al-Qusaibi announced today.   Dr. Al-Qusaibi said that this is the actual number of Saudi job seeking.  The Minister of Labor hoped that the campaign fulfills its goals to accomplish the employment security for Saudi youth and to eliminate unemployment in the Kingdom.