Bahrain: Inflows of foreign population by type of permit (family dependent, labour) (2009-2017)
|Family dependents||Labourers||Total visas|
|Regular worker||Investor||Temporary worker||Domestic worker|
Source: LMRA-EMS and DWS; Ministry of Labour
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
GLMM compilation of data submitted quarterly to LMRA from the Expatriates Management System (EMS), Domestic Workers System (DWS) (from 2014) and from MoL:
until September 2014,domestic labourers’ visas were issued by the Ministry of Labour.
The data refer to inflows (new and renewed permits). They are not net flows, since yearly figures of permits’ terminations are not substracted from these numbers.
2. Institution which provides data
Ministry of Labour (MOL).
Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).
3. Data availability
The LMRA publishes these data under its Bahrain Labour Market Indicators (http://www.lmra.bh/blmi), data section (http://blmi.lmra.bh/2018/06/mi_data.xml), table 33
and dashboard section (http://blmi.lmra.bh/2018/06/mi_dashboard.xml), table 80 (http://blmi.lmra.bh/2018/06/data/ems/Table_80.pdf).
Date of access: December 2018