According to General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) around 302,473 expatriates have left the labor market from the beginning of 2017 until September at a daily average of 1,120 employees, Al-Watan Arabic newspaper reported on Monday. quoting figures released by the .
GOSI said that about 500,000 Saudis have left the private sector at a daily average of 1,881 employees.
According to the figures, as many as 3,001 Saudis and expatriates daily quit the labor market.
GOSI said 514,860 Saudi women entered the labor market by the end of September compared to 505,185 women during the same time last year.
It said the number of the non-Saudi males and females participating in the organization came down to 8.2 million by the end of September from 8.5 million in 2016.
New job openings for expatriates dropped by about 161,500 during the second quarter of 2017.