Stats

14 Sep 2017

 

Basic Facts
New Companies (Q1 2017) 336
Investor Visa Applications 286
Worker Visa Applications 541
Top 5 Sectors by Number of Companies Created
Sector Number Proportion
Import export 92 27%
Services 76 23%
Wholesale and Retail Trade 41 12%
ICT 27 8%
Construction and Public Works 19 6%
Overall Total 336
New Companies Created in Key Sectors
Sector Number Proportion
ICT 27 8%
Mining 10 3%
Tourism 7 2%
Agribusiness 4 1%
Textiles 1 0.3%
Top 5 Nationalities, Investor Visa Applications
Nationality Number Proportion
Chinese 92 32%
French 50 17%
Sri Lankan 43 15%
Indian 23 8%
Pakistani 15 5%
Overall Total 286
Top 5 Nationalities, Worker Visa Applications
Nationality Number Proportion
Filipino 212 39%
French 90 17%
Thai 71 13%
Mauritian 28 5%
Chinese 26 5%
Overall Total 541
Visa Applications by Region
Region Investor Visas Worker Visas
Number Proportion Number Proportion
Sub-Saharan Africa 38 13% 60 11%
Americas 1 0.3% 16 3%
Asia 183 64% 351 65%
Europe 59 21% 99 18%
MENA 0 0% 4 1%
Pacific 0 0% 11 2%
Not Given 5 2% 0 0%
Total 286 100% 541 100%
Basic Facts (March 2017)
Fact Number
Companies Created 113
Investor Visa Applications 112
Worker Visa Applications 218
Jobs Created 435