The Bayt.com Entrepreneurship in the Middle East survey
October 08, 2013
Bayt.com has recently conducted a research to understand the sentiments of professionals across the MENA region towards the entrepreneurship
The goal of this research was to gain insights into the current level of understanding and interest in the idea of Entrepreneurship within the region. Job seekers surveyed were spread across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco and other Middle Eastern and North African countries.
- • The top reasons respondents want to work for a company, rather than be self-employed, are: the chance to learn new skills and techniques (45%), the regular income offered by a salaried job (43%), and the benefits working for a company offers, such as medical insurance (34%).
- • The majority (73%) state that entrepreneurs help in creating new jobs, and that they are opportunity-driven (80%).
- • For those who would prefer to pursue an entrepreneurial career path, the number one reason is personal fulfillment (62%), followed by the freedom to choose their own work-life balance (51%) and the ability to give back to the comunity (42%).
- • Entrepreneurship is perceived as most successful in Oman (12% saying ’all’ and ’almost all’ entrepreneurs they know are successful), followed by Morocco and Tunisia (both 11%), and the UAE (10%).
Respondents' profile: Data for the Bayt.com Entrepreneurship in the Middle East survey was collected online from September 1 to 15 2013, with 8,776 respondents from UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia.
To access this report, please click on the download button below.
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