Bahrain – 14093 employees in financial sector
Tuesday, 04 17 2018, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Bahrain
The total number of workers in the financial sector reached 14093 employees by year-end 2017 compared to 14015 employees by year-end 2016 i.e. an increase of 78 employments according to the annual survey of the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Moreover, the banking sector witnessed an increase in the number of employments. There were 45 new employments, so the number of banking employments reached 7447 by year-end 2017 compared to 7402 employments by year-end 2016.
Furthermore, the non-banking financial services sector (including insurance companies, currency exchanges, financial companies, intermediaries and other non-banking companies) witnessed a 0.6% increase, so the total number workers reached 6194 in year 2017 compared to 6156 by year-end 2016. However, the number of workers in related companies increased from 457 employees in 2016 to 452 employees in year 2017.
Source: Akhbar Al Khaleej