During the past year, the number of Saudis employed in human health and social service activities and subject to social insurance laws and regulations increased by 15.4%.
After the third quarter of 2021, the workers numbered 209,095 people, up from 177,037 people at the same time last year.
After the third quarter of 2021, the overall number of workers in the sector was 444,930, with foreign workers accounting for nearly 53% of the total, with 235,835 people.
Saudi women accounted for 52.6 percent of all female employees in the industry, with 96,281 female employees out of a total of 183,075 female employees, compared to 86,794 foreign female employees.
According to Al-Eqtisadiah daily, male employees working in human health and social service activities made up the biggest proportion of the total, with 261,855 employees.
This comes at a time when job localization in health specializations and medical devices is set to begin in all regions of the Kingdom on April 11, 2022.