Saudi Arabia Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1999 - 2021 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

Key information about Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate Forecast

  • Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 6.650 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund
  • It records a decrease from the last reported number of 6.650 % in Dec 2021
  • Looking ahead, Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 6.650 % in Dec 2021
  • The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate

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Saudi Arabia Forecast: Unemployment Rate

What is Saudi Arabia's Forecast: Unemployment Rate in 2021?

Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 6.650 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.650 2021 7.400 2020 13.416 2016 17.630 2002 % yearly 1999 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%) 0.000 yearly -
Albania (%) 10.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Algeria (%) 3.464 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Andorra (%) 1.675 2027 yearly 2010 - 2027
Angola (%) 0.000 yearly -
Antigua and Barbuda (%) 0.000 yearly -
Argentina (%) 8.100 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Armenia (%) 16.500 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Aruba (%) 5.091 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Australia (%) 4.703 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Austria (%) 4.800 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Azerbaijan (%) 5.564 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Bahamas (%) 11.431 2027 yearly 1986 - 2027
Bahrain (%) 3.951 2027 yearly 2007 - 2027
Bangladesh (%) 0.000 yearly -
Barbados (%) 9.392 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Belarus (%) 3.754 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Belgium (%) 5.522 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Belize (%) 7.404 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Benin (%) 0.000 yearly -
Bhutan (%) 5.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 4.000 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.545 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Botswana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Brazil (%) 10.415 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Brunei (%) 6.822 2027 yearly 2011 - 2027
Bulgaria (%) 4.200 2027 yearly 1989 - 2027
Burkina Faso (%) 0.000 yearly -
Burundi (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cambodia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cameroon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Canada (%) 5.009 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Cape Verde (%) 8.500 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central African Republic (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chad (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chile (%) 6.808 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
China (%) 3.600 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Colombia (%) 9.490 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Comoros (%) 0.000 yearly -
Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Costa Rica (%) 9.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (%) 6.265 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Cyprus (%) 5.523 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Czech Republic (%) 2.300 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Democratic Republic of Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Denmark (%) 5.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Djibouti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominica (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominican Republic (%) 6.000 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Ecuador (%) 3.644 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Egypt (%) 6.402 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
El Salvador (%) 7.000 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Equatorial Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Eritrea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Estonia (%) 4.828 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Swaziland (%) 25.000 2016 yearly 1995 - 2016
Ethiopia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Fiji (%) 4.500 2027 yearly 1986 - 2027
Finland (%) 6.500 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
France (%) 7.399 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Gabon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Gambia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Georgia (%) 20.015 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Germany (%) 3.142 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Ghana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Greece (%) 10.610 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Grenada (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guatemala (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea-Bissau (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guyana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Haiti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Honduras (%) 4.398 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 2.971 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Hungary (%) 3.805 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Iceland (%) 4.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
India (%) 0.000 yearly -
Indonesia (%) 5.100 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
Iran (%) 10.819 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Iraq (%) 0.000 yearly -
Ireland (%) 4.955 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Israel (%) 3.700 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Italy (%) 8.900 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Ivory Coast (%) 0.000 yearly -
Jamaica (%) 7.700 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Japan (%) 2.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Jordan (%) 24.425 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 4.775 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Kenya (%) 0.000 yearly -
Kiribati (%) 0.000 yearly -
South Korea (%) 3.597 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Kosovo (%) 25.700 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Kuwait (%) 1.276 2021 yearly 1981 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.605 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Laos (%) 0.000 yearly -
Latvia (%) 6.559 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Lebanon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Lesotho (%) 0.000 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Liberia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Libya (%) 0.000 yearly -

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -11.2 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -19,585.887 2021 yearly 1969 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 250,136.1 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 30.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,124.258 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 938.404 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,314.578 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Public Debt (SAR mn) 108,753.650 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
SA: Revenue: Social Contributions (SAR mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.504 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 123,329.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 36,565.2 Apr 2022 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 91.2 Apr 2022 monthly May 2017 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,435,718.499 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 382,032.719 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 23,574.476 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 14,739.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 10.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,160,337.076 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,226,033.785 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,261.046 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,452.861 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 6,238.974 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,922.385 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Exports: Value: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 2017
Exports: Value: Oil (SAR mn) 68,943.34 Apr 2018 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Petroleum Products (SAR mn) 125,222.000 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017
Exports: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: ow USA (SAR mn) 8,478.922 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Exports: South Korea (SAR mn) 12,004.202 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2022
Exports: ow China (SAR mn) 23,396.151 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Exports: India (SAR mn) 14,534.254 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2022
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 99,965.866 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 53,516.853 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 102,598.276 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 87,342.183 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 190,911.169 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Harmonized System (HS): Value (SAR mn) 573,185.147 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn) 87,529.443 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn) 86,200.976 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn) 29,301.234 2021 yearly 1983 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn) 14,433.571 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 20,438.683 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 12,898.789 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 60,548.791 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 22,732.339 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 113,380.856 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 28,092.772 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,532.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 37,410.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 14.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,965.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7,540.155 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 50.530 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 595,682.291 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 16,553.746 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -4,010.503 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 2,898.039 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -12,021.169 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -11,922.887 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -2,705.926 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 5,276.948 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 2,378.909 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 5,967.139 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -1,573.015 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 38,590.332 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,532.233 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 29,378.216 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -10,867.261 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 97,566.310 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 4,532.577 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) 40,245.477 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 7,540.155 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 34,228.979 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) -432.980 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 58,975.978 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,415,258.808 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,233,808.591 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,649,067.400 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 418,598.350 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 556,579.309 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 426,559.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 47.588 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 33.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.945 May 2022 monthly Dec 1957 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 580,903.901 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 279,406.0 Feb 2018 monthly Oct 1983 - Feb 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Credit to Households (USD bn) 133.110 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 691.458 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 119,437.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 584,771.223 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.06 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 59.52 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Base Money (SAR mn) 365,405.449 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,569,743.814 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,087,172.409 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,384,965.110 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,693,802.841 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 514,687.493 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Banks Deposits (SAR mn) 2,178,389.627 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn) 1,187,373.006 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn) 428,397.085 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021

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