The total number of workers in Bahrain has exceeded 700,000 this year, out of which 527,000 are expatriates (73 per cent), according to latest statistics released by the Central Informatics Organisation.
About 182,000 are Bahraini
Bahrain’s economy bounced back despite the repercussions of the February-March 2011 unrest, expanding by 3.2 per cent in fixed prices in the fourth quarter of last year, compared with the same period in 2010, said a report.
The consumer price index (CPI) decreased by 0.8 per cent during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period of 2010, said Bahrain’s Central Informatics Organisation.
The CPI decreased by 0.2 per cent in August compared
Bahrain's financial services sector grew by four per cent in the first quarter of this year, representing 6 per cent year-on-year growth, said a report.
The Bulletin of Quarterly National Accounts by the Central Informatics Organisation al