Labour Migration from Nepal-Factsheet: South Korea

Author(s): Nilima Rai, Arjun Kharel and Sudeshna Thapa

Year of Publication: 2019

Published by: CESLAM and Foreign Employment Board

According to data obtained from the Department of Foreign Employment, over 40,000 Nepali workers went to South Korea for work in just over a decade between 2006/07 and 2016/17. Although there are some fluctuations, the annual flow of Nepali workers to South Korea has remained above 5,000 in each of the last three years.

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