Indians in Saudi Arabia are the largest community of expatriates in Saudi Arabia . India and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement to manage and organize the recruitment of domestic workers in January 2014. Between then and April 2016, 500,000 Indians moved to Saudi Arabia for employment. The agreement includes a provision which stipulates that sponsors must pay a guarantee of US $2,500 for each Indian worker they recruit. [5]

Demographics

The following table shows the estimated population of Indians in Saudi Arabia since 1975.

Year Population
1975 34,500 [58]
1979 100,000 [58]
1983 270,000 [58]
1987 380,000 [58]
1991 351,000 [58]
1999 700,000 [58]
2000 1,000,000 [58]
2004 1,300,000
2015 3,000,000 [5] [3]
2017 4,100,000 [6] [7]

Education

Indian curriculum schools in Saudi Arabia include:

Notable individuals

The following is a list of notable Indians who have lived in Saudi Arabia:

See also