Makkah Residents

The people are a mix of Arabs and South Asians. People from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines can be found in great abundance. The most common nationality you probably will be in everyday contact with will be the Bengalis and then the Arabs. Arabs hold on to key supervisor positions while the immigrants comprise the worker force of the city.

Apart from the workers and permanent residents, do not be surprised to find people of almost every nationality around, as the city attracts Muslims from around the world on a constant basis.