In the fiscal year 2077-78, the number of Nepali migrant workers seeking international jobs fell by 55%. In the previous fiscal year 2076-77, the number of workers seeking foreign employment fell by 28%.
According to the Department of Foreign Employment, only 166, 698 Nepali workers went abroad for work in the previous fiscal year.
During the previous fiscal year, 368, 433 Nepali workers received one for abroad employment. According to the department’s data, 508, 828 Nepalis sought abroad employment in 2075-76.
In the previous year, Nepalis sought abroad employment in 116 countries, including the UAE, Japan, Romania, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, South Korea, and Cyprus.