Riyadh – Saudi Arabia is the third most popular country in the world for international migrants.
Saudi Arabia has developed into a major international hub for trade and investment, drawing 13.5 million foreign workers, according to the World Migration Report 2022 published by the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The research states that since 1970, the United States has been a popular destination for international migrants. Since then, the number of foreign-born residents in the country has increased fourfold from the less than 12 million who lived there in 1970. 50,6 million people in 2019. He has also grown in Germany, her second-largest immigrant destination, from 8.9 million in 2000 to over 16 million in 2020. Saudi Arabia comes in third with 13.5 immigrants, followed by Canada, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and France.
It’s important to remember that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has stated that the country aspires to have a population of over 50 million people by the year 2030, including 25 million Saudi natives and an equal number of foreigners.
Dubai: According to local media, Saudi Arabia has been named the third-most-popular destination for migrants for a second consecutive year.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) of the United Nations claims in its World Migration Report 2022 that Saudi Arabia has developed into a major international hub for trade and business, attracting 13.5 million foreign workers to the Kingdom.
According to the research, the US has been the main country of immigration since 1970. Since then, from fewer than 12 million in 1970 to around 50.6 million in 2019, the number of citizens who were born abroad has more than quadrupled. From 8.9 million in 2000 to around 16 million in 2020, Germany, the second-most popular destination for immigrants, has also seen growth over time. Saudi Arabia came in third with 13.5 migrants, followed by Canada, the UAE, the UK, France, and Russia.
By 2030, Saudi Arabia is predicted to have a population of 50–60 million people, with half of them being foreigners, according to remarks made earlier this month by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Crown Prince told reporters that NEOM will house 10 million people and Riyadh would accommodate 25 million after revealing the plans for The Line project.