The overall number of foreigners working for government bodies in Kuwait has dropped from 127,000 to 123,00 this year according to official figures.
The statistics from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) showed one expat employee in the international organizations' liaison office, another at the Municipal Council, three at Boursa Kuwait and eight in the citizens' service agency.
The figures show zero expats amongst the workforce of Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP), the public authority for the Holy Quran and sunnah publication and propagation and the community development center.
Statistics also revealed that the number of citizens working for foreign embassies in Kuwait is residual, with a total of 2,422 employees, while the total number of expat employees working for Kuwait Airways is 5,953 out of a total workforce of 6,835 employees.
In addition, statistics showed 278 out of the total workforce of 348 working for Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences are expats. There are also 4,028 expats working in the awqaf ministry, 1,201 in the council of ministers, 586 working in the ministry of social affairs and 330 working for the parliament.
Further statistics showed the numbers of expat employees working in 89 government bodies - 531 work for the public authority for the disabled (35 percent of its workforce), 4,425 work for the Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Company compared to only 145 citizens, and 2,000 expats work for Kuwait Oil Company.
The statistics published by Al-Qabas daily revealed that the least number of expat employees worked for the oil ministry with only seven expat employees, one at the Arab Center for Educational Technologies, 11 at the vocational training institute and 23 in the Kuwait National Fund For Small And Medium Enterprise Development.