2004 News Story
 

05/05/2004
Labor minister announces jobless rate

Minister of Labor Dr. Ghazi Al-Qusaibi today announced the official unemployment figures issued by the Department of Statistics, at 9.6 percent of the Kingdom’s total labor force, aged 15 and over, giving a number of about 300,000 jobless people. He made this announcement in view of the spread of conflicting figures on manpower and employment figures.


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