HRDF says only 22% of Saudi job seekers hold university degrees

June 4, 2014 2:14 am


Saudi Arabia’s Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) has said around 78% of Saudi job seekers who have registered their names with the fund do not have any work experience, Saudi Gazette has reported. Some 37% of applicants listed their highest academic qualification as high school diploma, the report said, while only 22% of job seekers hold a university degree. Currently, there are 602,853 young jobless men and 358,870 young jobless women registered with the HRDF.

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