10 Thousand Nepali Dies During Foreign Employment in Last 14 Years

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The number of people seeking foreign employment is growing by the day. According to statistics, more than 1,700 Nepali leave for working abroad every day. However, sadly many of these people never get a chance to return their home!

Statistics from the last 14 years reveal that more than 10,000 Nepali have died while working abroad. According to the data of the Department of Foreign Employment, 10,932 Nepalese have lost their lives during foreign employment in 14 years. Two thousand 125 people have been amputated.

In the fiscal year 2065/66, 78 Nepalis lost their lives during foreign employment, fast forward to the last fiscal year 2078/079, 1,479 people lost their lives.

Malaysia appears to have had the highest number of deaths last year. The department’s statistics show that 411 people died in Malaysia, including three women. Following that, 389 people, including four women, died in Saudi Arabia. The data of the department mentions 294 people, including 4 women in died Qatar, 206 people, including 15 women in the UAE, 65 people, including 6 women in Kuwait, 23 people in Bahrain, 16 people in South Korea, and 14 people, including 1 woman in Oman.

In the last 14 years, around 50 lakh Nepalis have left the country to work in other countries. 84 Kharba 66 Arba in remittances have been received during this 14-year period. Remittances totaling 10 kharba 7 Arba 31 crores were received in the previous fiscal year alone. Remittances account for one-third of the country’s total economy.

Statistics of lost lives during foreign employment in 14 years:

Fiscal YearTotal deaths
2065/6678
2066/67421
2067/68564
2068/69647
2069/70772
2070/71887
2071/721006
2072/73826
2073/74758
2074/75856
2075/76723
2076/77672
2077/781243
2078/791479

Total

10932

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Jenish Shrestha
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