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Sunday , January 29 2023

‘60s plus expats with no degrees leaving Kuwait in large numbers’

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KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The latest statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) revealed that 15,724 expatriates – who are 60 years old and above and do not hold university degrees – have so far left the country. This is an indication of the acceleration of the pace of demographic adjustment and elimination of labor market imbalances.

The statistics revealed that the number of expatriates 60 years old and above without a university degree totaled 82,598 in the middle of this year, compared to 98,598 in the same period in 2021. The number of expatriates 60 years old and above with university and postgraduate degrees who left the country reached 1,664 within this year; while their number in the middle of this year totaled 14,544, compared to 16,208 in the middle of 2021. By Najeh Bilal Al-Seyassah Staff

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