The Tunisian Technical Cooperation Agency (ATCT) has recorded a 5% increase in 2019 in the recruitment of Tunisians overseas which reached 3,140 hires, against 2985 in 2018.
According to statistical figures published by the ATCT, the total number of Tunisians recruited abroad within the framework of technical cooperation amounted to 20,227 guest workers in December 2019.
The same source said 734 hires were made in the secondary and technical education sector, 428 in the higher education sector, 416 in the health and paramedical sector, 399 in the administration sector and 336 in the physical education sector.
On the other hand, there were only two recruitments in the oil and gas sector.
Saudi Arabia took first place in the recruitment of Tunisian guest workers (654 professionals), followed by Qatar (407), France (391), Oman (308), the United Arab Emirates (297), Canada (289) and Kuwait (201).