1m expats have driving licenses but no vehicles

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Recent statistics showed that 616,000 vehicles are registered under expats’ names, while those registered to citizens are 1.39 million.

According to report, this does not reflect the proportion of Kuwait’s population, which is 3.31 million expats out of a total of 4.715 million.

Further, statistics showed 1.664 million expats hold driving licenses, compared to 616,000 vehicles registered to expats, which means that over a million expats with driving licenses do not own their own vehicles.

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Monday, March 11, 2019
Many ladies (engineers, nurses etc) took licence and kept in armpit. Just for show..they never drive in Kuwait nor having car.

Monday, March 11, 2019
I have seen many Khadim Visa-Number-20 female and males who are holding 20 Residence are not staying in Kuwait house, Staying illegally outside together with unknowing male without any marriage documents and using license and doing there own business i do kindly put this attention the ministry who are incharge to do the strickly check-up in salmiya block 9 and block 10, 11, 12, most of the couples are illegal...These ladies not working in Kuwaiti house, kindly do the strictly check-up on those people just put akama-20 and misusing ......because of these type of people others are suffering....

Monday, March 11, 2019
Once again useless statistics by some idle brain.

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Most of them are Kuwaiti house drivers.

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Whats the confusion?. Sounds completely logical. There is a law preventing 1 million low income expat drivers from purchasing and owning an old cheap car. The Mroor does not allow the 1 million old cars from occupying the roads!! Great job!!

In the future there will be only 1 million expat drivers without cars and 10 million Kuwtis with 30 million cars. All the best in this scenario.
This place will be like Turky.
Hasta luego!

Sunday, March 10, 2019
That''s true
Cause most of those have a company cars..

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Hopefully this data analysis should not suggest that every DL holder must have a personal vehicle even when he gets an office car.

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Dear viewers
I have seen many Khadim Visa-Number-20 ladies who are not staying in Kuwait house, Staying illegally outside and using license and doing there own business....Beuticians, Taxing....Please any sourse to inform Ministry higher officials its better....These ladies not working in Kuwaiti house, just put akama-20 and misusing License......because of these type of people others are suffering....

Saturday, March 9, 2019
80%. Is using company vehicles. 20% is using own vehicle.
Proportion ok

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Expat drivers and taxi drivers may not own a car but they driver their master''s ''n'' number of cars. Wives may not own car but drive second car registered under spouse''s name. Article shows half the truth and lack of enough research.

Saturday, March 9, 2019
1.39 million citizens will need atleast 600,000 domestic drivers...so the remaining 400,000 drivers work as drivers in the Govt. and Pvt. sector

Saturday, March 9, 2019
What about lease vehicles, company vehicles,

Dr. Ramaswamy
Saturday, March 9, 2019
There is no Statistics for How many Vehicles are on Company Name hope all Driven By Expat.

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