In Europe the favourite destination of Pakistanis to find work is United Kingdom (UK) where more than 1.7 million Pakistanis are working. It is a great source of foreign remittances through which Pakistan earns millions.
These are the major European Countries which Pakistanis prefer due to the economic opportunities and better living conditions:
1) UK = 1,700,000
2) Italy = 119,762
3) France = 104,000
4) Germany = 90,556
5) Spain = 82,000
6) Greece = 70,002
7) Norway = 38,000
8) Netherlands = 35,000
Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) is the region where majority of Pakistanis find work. Saudi Arabia tops the list where 2.3 million Pakistani’s are working, which means that a single Arab country is provide almost as many jobs as whole Europe.
According to a UN report Pakistan is among the top 10 countries in term of receiving foreign remittances, in 2017 Pakistanis working abroad sent 19.3 billion in remittances.