Saudi Arabia reported decreases in its unemployment rates today.
The unemployment rate for Saudi citizens in the country (not including foreigners) was 9.7% in the second quarter of 2022, down 0.4% from the first quarter. The unemployment rate for men fell 0.3% to 4.7%. The rate for women fell 0.9% to 19.3%. Saudi Arabia’s overall unemployment rate including foreigners was 5.8% in the second quarter, the General Authority for Statistics said in a release.