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Total Indian expats in Kuwait touches an all-time high

The total number of Indian nationals in Kuwait has touched an all-time high of 9.21 lakh.

As per the latest statistics issued last month, there are total of 9,21,666 Indians with valid residency in Kuwait, out of which 707,085 are male nationals and 194,386 female Indians.

The total number of Indian expats in Kuwait private sector, under Article No.18 is 460,411, with 299,127 in domestic sector and 29,301 in government sector.
Total number of Indians under dependent visa is 112,536, with 37,791 males and 74,745 females in Kuwait.

About 43 Indian males are in business visa, and one female in business visa (Article 19). A total of 43 Indians are under own sponsorship (Article 24), including 26 females and 17 males.

Meanwhile, there is 20 percent dip in number of female Indian domestic workers, in comparison with that during previous years. There are 219,390 male domestic workers, while only 79,737 female Indian domestic workers in Kuwait. This is largely due to the ban on domestic visa for Indian women.

About 20,195 Indians are on temporary residence (Article 14), which includes 18,535 males and 1660 females. About 9 Indians are on education visa (Article 23).




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