Quick Business Stats

10 May, '06

In the vein of “note to self”:

  • 96% of businesses in Bahrain are SMEs
  • 17,717 registered businesses (paid up at the chamber?)
  • 679 businesses employ more than 50 people
  • 3,475 employ 10 – 49 people
  • 13,563 employ 1 – 9 people
  • 30% of the SME workforce are Bahraini nationals
  • that constitutes 48% of the Bahraini workforce

Source: EDB presentation at the Chamber of Commerce launching the increased productivity program in the private sector.

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  1. chrisamillion says:

    what’s a SME?

  2. mahmood says:

    Small and Medium Enterprises

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