Kuwait issues travel warning over Lebanon protests    Erdogan says not a problem for Turkey if Syrian forces are in areas cleared of Kurdish forces    Pompeo seeks to assure Israel US focus stays on Iran 'threat'    Egypt says strategic wheat reserves enough to cover its needs until February    Egypt keen to support DR Congo: Ambassador    Ratcliffe to rely on young talents to help Nice grow    Social media facilitates racist abuse, says Leicester's Morgan    Criticism of Man Utd transfer strategy an insult to club-Woodward    US vaping-related deaths rise to 33, cases of illness to 1,479    Cairo metro back to normal operations following hours-long power disruption    Egypt's Pope Tawadros opens Saint Mary, Mar Youhanna Church in Belgium    Apache Corp. plans to increase investments in Egypt: CEO    Egypt's Irrigation minister reviews latest developments of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam in Budapest    UK, EU clinch new Brexit deal    U.S. Trump defends Syria pullout, condemned by House in bipartisan vote    'Passports should be valid for six months,' Egypt's foreign ministry advises citizens planning travel abroad    Unpaid work hits 35% of Egypt's GPD, but still not included in economic calculations: IMF    Egypt's FM Shoukry holds talks with Lithuania's govt. chancellor    Egypt's c.bank Oks new regulations tightening control on micro-financing    Dollar, pound tread water, Aussie bolstered by jobs report    European stocks set for cautious open ahead of crucial EU summit    Egypt in talks with World Bank over solid waste management loan    Grand Nile Tower Arts & Cultural Centre launches second round    AUC students win prestigious award at SensUs 2019    Egypt's coach Hossam El-Badry satisfied with winning start despite technical problems    Hundreds released    Luxor's new discoveries    Moroccan film Nomades scoops awards in Alexandria Film Festival    Toshiba's JV with Egyptian Elaraby opens regional HQ in South Africa    Six authors vie for Booker prize 2019, Atwood in the lead    In Photos: A sneak peek into rehearsals for the Cleopatra ballet world premiere    Sisi, Ethiopia's PM to meet in Moscow to discuss GERD issue    Sisi: army engaged in attrition phase against terrorism in Sinai since 2013    10K fans to attend Egypt's friendly against Botswana in Alexandria: EFA    Sisi, Ethiopia's PM agree to overcome obstacles in Nile dam talks    Farwell to Egyptian comic actor Talaat Zakaria    Court sentences six to death, 41 to lifetime imprisonment violence related case    Trump says he would release Mideast peace plan after Israeli elections    ACWA Power compares 3 bids to supply production units for Luxor power station    What do you know about gold alloying?    NBE announces EGP 2.5m prizes for handball youth teams for their world achievements    Jennifer Lopez evokes Egyptian outrage post her North Coast performance    Al-Sisi honours Egypt's scholars on Science Day    IS claims responsibility for suicide bombing killing 63 in Afghan wedding    Political parties gear up for parliamentary, senate, local elections    Unprecedented Glory: Egypt win Men's U-19 World Handball Championship    12th National Egyptian Theatre Festival fuel up public theatre art scene    Ministry of Environment has a plan for "black clouds season"    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Egyptians get 7.7% less work abroad permits in 2018: CAPMAS
Published in Daily News Egypt on 05 - 08 - 2019

The total permits issued by Egypt's Ministry of Interior for locals to work abroad; either for first time or renewal, reached 1,078,254 permits in 2018, down from 1,167,589 permits in 2017, a decrease of 7.7%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
In its annual bulletin about work abroad permits in 2018, CAPMAS said those permits issued for Egyptians to work abroad for first time reached 390,872 last year, down from 423,434 permits in 2017.
Also, the number of renewed work permits declined to 687,382 in 2018, compared to 744,155 permits in 2017, a decrease to 7.6%.
The CAPMAS revealed that Arab countries accounted for 97.0% of work abroad permits issued for the Egyptians in 2018, equivalent to 1,046,399 permits. Saudi Arabia topped the list by 515,034 permits representing 49.2%, followed by Kuwait by 230,803 permits representing 22.1% of the total number of work abroad permits to Arab countries in 2018.
On the other hand, the total number of permits issued for Egyptians to work in European countries reached 20,169 permits representing 1.9%. Italy topped the list by 17,408 permits representing 86.3%, followed by Greece by 1,688 permits representing 8.4% of the total number of work abroad permits to European countries in 2018.
CAPMAS noted the people with intermediate education accounted for the largest share of work abroad permits, receiving 403,495 permits (37.4%), followed by those with lower education levels, receiving 317,916 permits (29.5%) in 2018.


Clic here to read the story from its source.