Bahrain: Issuances of domestic work visas by status (new, renewed) (2002 -2017)
Source: Ministry of Labour (MOL) and LMRA Domestic Workers System (DMS).
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Until September 2014, visas were issued by the Ministry of Labour.
Figures refer to active domestic workers holding a labour permit, for which a residency permit has been issued.
A Domestic worker is an employee who works, and often also lives, within the employer’s household.
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), dashboard section (http://blmi.lmra.bh/2018/06/mi_dashboard.xml).
Tables are in PDF format.
Date of access: December 2018