Saudi Arabia Investment: % of GDP

2003 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Saudi Arabia Investment: % of GDP

  • Saudi Arabia Investment accounted for 26.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a ratio of 27.1 % in the previous quarter.
  • Saudi Arabia investment share of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2003 to Dec 2022, with an average ratio of 27.3 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 38.6 % in Sep 2015 and a record low of 17.5 % in Jun 2003.

CEIC calculates Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Nominal Gross Capital Formation and quarterly Nominal GDP. General Authority for Statistics provides Nominal Gross Capital Formation in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.


Related information about Saudi Arabia Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia GDP expanded 5.5 % YoY in Dec 2022.
  • Saudi Arabia Nominal GDP reached 273.0 USD bn in Dec 2022.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 7.6 % in Dec 2022.
  • Saudi Arabia GDP Per Capita reached 23,310.8 USD in Dec 2021.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 37.7 % in Dec 2022.

View Saudi Arabia's Investment: % of GDP from Mar 2003 to Dec 2022 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Investment: % of GDP

What was Saudi Arabia's Investment: % of GDP in Dec 2022?

Saudi Arabia Investment accounted for 26.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2022, compared with a ratio of 27.1 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
26.3 Dec 2022 27.1 Sep 2022 17.5 Jun 2003 38.6 Sep 2015 % quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2022

Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 22.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2023
Algeria (%) 37.7 2023 yearly 1950 - 2023
Argentina (%) 20.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Armenia (%) 25.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2023
Australia (%) 24.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2023
Austria (%) 26.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 19.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Bahrain (%) 25.6 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 31.0 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Belarus (%) 28.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Belgium (%) 25.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Bolivia (%) 7.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Botswana (%) 39.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Brazil (%) 12.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Brunei (%) 33.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2023
Bulgaria (%) 21.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Cambodia (%) 22.7 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Canada (%) 23.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1961 - Dec 2023
Chile (%) 22.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
China (%) 43.0 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Colombia (%) 14.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2022
Croatia (%) 22.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Cyprus (%) 15.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Czech Republic (%) 26.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Denmark (%) 26.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2022
Ecuador (%) 22.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Egypt (%) 12.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2022
Estonia (%) 26.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
European Union (%) 23.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Finland (%) 21.9 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2023
France (%) 24.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2024
Georgia (%) 22.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2023
Germany (%) 23.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2023
Ghana (%) 10.8 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Greece (%) 18.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 15.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2023
Hungary (%) 17.4 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2023
Iceland (%) 24.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
India (%) 31.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2023
Indonesia (%) 31.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Iran (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1988 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 37.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Israel (%) 21.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Italy (%) 21.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 24.5 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Japan (%) 25.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Jordan (%) 16.4 2022 yearly 1963 - 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 27.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2023
Kenya (%) 19.2 2022 yearly 1964 - 2022
South Korea (%) 31.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2023
Kosovo (%) 32.7 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2023
Kuwait (%) 24.6 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 40.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2023
Laos (%) 29.0 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Latvia (%) 21.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2023
Lebanon (%) 9.5 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 23.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2022
Luxembourg (%) 15.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 13.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2023
North Macedonia (%) 26.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Malawi (%) 12.3 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 21.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2023
Malta (%) 19.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Mauritius (%) 23.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Mexico (%) 21.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2022
Moldova (%) 18.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Mongolia (%) 38.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Montenegro (%) 24.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2022
Morocco (%) 30.9 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2014
Mozambique (%) 38.6 2022 yearly 1991 - 2022
Myanmar (%) 34.1 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Nepal (%) 30.5 2024 yearly 1965 - 2024
Netherlands (%) 19.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2023
New Zealand (%) 24.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 1987 - Dec 2023
Nigeria (%) 33.0 2022 yearly 1981 - 2022
Norway (%) 22.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Dec 2022
Oman (%) 26.9 2022 yearly 1967 - 2022
Pakistan (%) 13.6 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Palestinian Territory (%) 27.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Panama (%) 32.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 18.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Peru (%) 18.2 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2023
Philippines (%) 22.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 1972 - Mar 2024
Poland (%) 24.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Portugal (%) 17.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Qatar (%) 29.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2022
Romania (%) 25.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Russia (%) 31.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (%) 26.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2022
Serbia (%) 23.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2022
Singapore (%) 21.0 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Slovakia (%) 20.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Slovenia (%) 21.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2022
South Africa (%) 14.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2023
Spain (%) 19.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2024
Sri Lanka (%) 31.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2023
Sudan (%) 2.2 2022 yearly 1976 - 2022
Sweden (%) 25.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Switzerland (%) 25.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.5 2022 yearly 1969 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -21,585.731 2023 yearly 1969 - 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 273,066.7 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 26.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,553.324 2029 yearly 1990 - 2029
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 806.352 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,421.893 2029 yearly 1991 - 2029
Public Debt (SAR mn) 87,982.516 2023 yearly 2004 - 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.415 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) 113,078.6 2023 yearly 1957 - 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 25,340.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2015 - Feb 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -2.0 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2016 - Feb 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,177,047.652 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 545,269.271 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,592.765 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 16,833.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 5,358,995.860 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,078,407.217 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 908.840 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,340.427 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,354.046 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 3,356.446 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2024
Exports: Value: Non Oil (SAR mn) 19,555.77 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2018
Exports: Value: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 2017
Exports: Value: Petroleum Products (SAR mn) 125,222.000 2017 yearly 1970 - 2017
Exports: Value: Oil (SAR mn) 68,943.34 Apr 2018 monthly May 2016 - Apr 2018
Exports: India (SAR mn) 9,433.946 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Exports: South Korea (SAR mn) 8,467.219 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Exports: ow China (SAR mn) 12,577.674 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Exports: ow USA (SAR mn) 3,408.150 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2024
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 107,208.022 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 113,354.282 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 58,495.428 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 199,331.298 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 121,831.325 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: MC: Mineral Products (SAR mn) 61,579.696 2023 yearly 1983 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Hides and Skins, Wood, Cardboard and Articles (HW) (SAR mn) 17,249.487 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: Harmonized System (HS): Value (SAR mn) 776,024.259 2023 yearly 1952 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Foodstuffs (SAR mn) 105,681.247 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 33,637.828 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: HS: Value: Transport Equipment (SAR mn) 118,665.412 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 34,218.595 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 22,618.912 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 162,549.731 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 70,584.316 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 30,693.439 2023 yearly 1984 - 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,572.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 4,345.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,516.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 3,396.120 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 6.924 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 785,074.650 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn) 667.213 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2023
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,728.907 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) -12,678.459 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 19,682.520 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 4,039.242 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -13,322.937 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 24,031.936 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 3,396.120 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 16,286.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -3,505.581 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -2,580.978 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 79,505.705 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) -1,943.678 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 8,542.244 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 7,765.631 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 1,572.855 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 49,782.867 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 776.612 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 16,717.701 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 29,722.838 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 11,200.383 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -12,831.554 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -916.716 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 5,352,001.798 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,944,029.939 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,407,971.859 2023 yearly 2007 - 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 11.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 435,894.714 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 660,760.886 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
M2 Growth (%) 9.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 1980 - Apr 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 430,546.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 38.579 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 23.9 2023 yearly 1957 - 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.934 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1957 - Apr 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 692,334.590 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
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) 343.508 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 784.198 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 127,502.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 711,487.784 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.66 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 61.93 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
Base Money (SAR mn) 399,473.479 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,823,745.481 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,634,605.177 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,477,853.321 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad (SAR mn) 616,024.626 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,667,483.233 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2024
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn) 1,147,196.316 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Banks Deposits (SAR mn) 2,596,254.711 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn) 450,887.301 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024

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