Talented, educated human capital

Bahrain’s young people join the workforce with both an exceptional array of skills and extremely high levels of motivation. As a result, they are in high demand.

Highly skilled

Backed by Tamkeen’s continued support of human resource development in all sectors, the quality of Bahrain’s workforce is one of the best in the region.

Highly educated

We have the region’s longest established education system. Academic achievement is central to growing up in Bahrain, with 78% of school leavers going on to earn a higher education degree.

A robust labour market

Bahrain’s employment rate is marked by steady, consistent growth year on year across all sectors.


Source: Labour Market Regulatory Authority

Bahrain ranks in the top 10 globally for expat satisfaction–the lifestyle that awaits you and your employees is superb.

A high quality of life

Bahrain is not just business friendly—friendliness is perhaps our defining national characteristic. Bahrainis are warm and welcoming and the atmosphere is relaxed, cosmopolitan and outward-looking.

Live well and prosper

Surveys show that 68% of expats enjoy higher disposable income in Bahrain, with 70% finding they are able to save more than in their home countries.

Enjoy a fulfilling experience

There is so much to do in Bahrain—from experiencing Bahrain’s history by visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites to dolphin-watching on the dazzling sea.

Easy and liberal visa policies

Employees and visitors can enter Bahrain easily, thanks to our supportive visa policies: Bahrain offers a one-month visa upon arrival to nationals of over 66 countries, with the ability to renew for an additional three months.

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A workforce to be proud of

Bahrain’s bilingual, highly skilled, diverse and educated local talent pool minimises staff turnover, while having a local workforce reduces overall labour costs.

Tamkeen’s substantial investments
in Human Capital

  • $440mn

    USD invested in the private sector

  • 4,000

    Bahrainis trained and benefited

  • 14,000

    participants in career progression programmes

Mena's top youth development

Source: the commonwealth

Mena's top human capital development

Source: world economic forum