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Saudi unemployment rate at 10%

The Saudi labour minister has said that unemployment rate in the kingdom stood at 10% in 2010, highlighting the need to create millions of jobs for nationals in the top oil exporter, Reuters has reported. "We need to create 5 million jobs for nationals by 2030," Adil Fakieh said. Unemployment in the kingdom climbed to about 10.5% in 2009 from 8.2% in 2000.