Two New Demographic Indicators Are Added To PACI's Statistics


Al-Qabas daily reports that the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) has added two new indicators to the section on population and labor force indicators on its website. In a press statement recently, the authority explained that the first indicator highlights the Kuwaiti population growth rate according to various years.

The second indicator shows the rate of growth of non-Kuwaitis over the years, with the possibility of identifying specific nationalities.

The PACI explained that, based on the most recent indicators, Kuwaiti population has increased by 939,000. The total number of systems registered in 1990 was 578,511. The total registered until last year was 1.5 million.

Kuwaiti individuals in private families have decreased from 6.44 in 1995 to 4.60 in 2020, decelerated from 6.44 in 1995. Kuwaiti private families have increased to 313,000.

Kuwaitis increased by 28,700 as of the end of last year. The annual increase rate ranged between 25 and 32 thousand people, with the exception of 1993, which witnessed an annual increase estimated at 78,9000 people.

At the end of last year, there were 4.7 million residents, of whom 3.2 million were expatriates, and 32 percent were citizens. PACI has 1.5 million citizens.

They constitute the largest number among the total number of communities in the country, with nine communities controlling the highest presence among the population.

A total of 2.056 million workers are employed in the Kuwaiti market, 24 percent are employed by the government, and 76 percent are employed by the private sector. About 77.2 percent of Kuwaitis contribute to work in the government sector, followed by expatriates in the government sector with Egyptians at 7.9 percent, followed by Indians, Saudis, Bangladeshis, Syrians, Pakistanis, Jordanians, Filipinos, and then Nepalese.” As for the private sector, the Indian community constitutes the highest percentage with 30 percent, followed by Egyptians, Bangladeshis, Kuwaitis, Pakistanis, Filipinos, Nepalese, Syrians, Jordanians, and Saudis. In PACI's study, the percentage of workers compared to the total population was 43 percent.

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