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Article 20 (Domestic labor) residence permits granted by nationality group and age group of holder (Kuwait) (2009; 2011)

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Nationality group   age group Total
year 15-30 31-40 41-50 50 and more
Arabs 2009 1.171 687 575 310 2.743
  2011 1.350 666 514 275 2.805
Europeans/ Americans 2009 3 3 0 2 8
  2011 5 2 3 1 11
Asians 2009 386.058 117.208 22.300 2.102 527.668
  2011 395.643 108.814 17.658 1.635 523.750
Africans 2009 23.516 274 82 23 23.895
  2011 66.307 308 75 16 66.706
Total 2009 410.748 118.172 22.957 2.437 554.314
  2011 463.305 109.790 18.250 1.927 593.272

Source: Ministry of Interior

 

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Definitions

 

Residency procedures do not apply to GCC nationals.

 

The bidoun, a stateless population, are not included in the residency documents holders.

 

Data presented in the table are stock data: non-national residents holding a residence permit under Article 20 (domestic labor) on December 31st, the given year. The table excludes the Bedoon, the non-Kuwaiti GCC citizens and those in irregular situation.

 

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Ministry of Interior

 

3. Period of data coverage

 

December 31st, 2009 and 2011

 

4. Data availability

 

2009′ data is published in MoI’ 2009 Statistical Yearbook, in Chapter “Immigration statistics”, available online at: http://www.moi.gov.kw/portal/varabic/statistics/stats.htm

Last date of access: September 2013.

2011′ data is tabulated in MoI’ 2011 Statistical Yearbook, in Chapter “Immigration statistics” (not available online). The volume may be directly obtained from MoI.

 

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