By Innovation-sa on November 14, 2018 in News

The labor market bulletin published by the General Authority for Statistics (GaStat) stated that about 48,000 Saudi women entered the job market in the second quarter of 2018 marking an increase of 8.8 percent in comparison to the previous year.


The department of nationalization of jobs at the Ministry of Labor and Social Development is working tirelessly on developing remote employment centre to provide employment to more than 50,000 Saudi women job seekers.


The number of female workers in the Saudi private sector has crossed 9.37 million, which is 6.3 percent of the total workforce, as a result of several initiatives launched by the Ministry of Labor within the National Transition Program.


The ministry also held several meetings with 18 government and private companies including a number of international companies such as IBM and Huawei to generate more job opportunities for Saudi women in the IT, communications, engineering, commerce, tourism, transport, accounting, contracting, retail business, and renewable energy sector.


Saudi Gazette