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Saudi Arabia expects its unemployment rate to decline starting in 2019


Devdiscourse News Desk Saudi Arabia
Updated: 19-12-2018 14:12 IST
Saudi Arabia expects its unemployment rate to decline starting in 2019

Saudi Arabia expects its unemployment rate to decline starting in 2019 from the current level of 12.9 percent, its economy and planning minister said on Wednesday.

"The number is 12.9... we expect it start to decline starting 2019," Mohammed al-Tuwaijri told a post-budget press conference.

He added that Saudi nationals participation in the labour market currently is 42 percent.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Saudi Arabia

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