Choosing to grow your business in Bahrain means having access to a deep and diverse talent pool, financial support through government funds, competitive employment costs and more.
Bahrain ranks 15th globally in the use of virtual social media networks, and 91.3% of parents interact with their children online.
(WEF 2016, National Internet Safety Review 2015)
Over 70% of employees in the ICT sector are locals, and 60% of the ICT workforce in Bahrain is in the 18-24 age bracket.
89% of the ICT workforce holds either a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree, and 44% hold another professional certification.
90% of the ICT workforce is fluent in English and Arabic, and Bahrain ranks 1st in MENA and 6th worldwide in languages.
(National statistics, Expat Insider Survey, Internations 2016)
MENA's top youth development
(The Commonwelath Youth Development Index 2016)
MENA's top human capital development
(WEF Human Capital Index 2016)
Very High Human Capital Development
(UNDP Human Development Report 2016)
Source: Labour Market Regulatory Authority
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.