Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

2016 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 60.4 % in Mar 2022, compared with 61.5 % in the previous quarter.
  • Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Jun 2016 to Mar 2022, with an average rate of 57.2 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 61.5 % in Dec 2021 and a record low of 54.2 % in Jun 2017.
  • Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia Population reached 34.1 million people in Dec 2021.
  • Unemployment Rate of Saudi Arabia dropped to 6.0 % in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 753.9 USD in Dec 2018.

View Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate from Jun 2016 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate in Mar 2022?

Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 60.4 % in Mar 2022, compared with 61.5 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
60.4 Mar 2022 61.5 Dec 2021 54.2 Jun 2017 61.5 Dec 2021 % quarterly Jun 2016 - Mar 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 56.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 66.4 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Jul 2022
Austria (%) 77.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.7 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Jul 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 56.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 66.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Aug 2022
Chile (%) 59.8 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jul 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 65.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 66.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
European Union (%) 74.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Finland (%) 69.9 Jul 2022 monthly May 2004 - Jul 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 61.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.5 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - Jul 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Iceland (%) 80.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
India (%) 41.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Jun 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jul 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Jul 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 63.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jul 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 60.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Moldova (%) 42.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (%) 59.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 45.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 61.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
New Zealand (%) 70.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Norway (%) 65.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 32.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 44.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 70.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 65.2 Jul 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Jul 2022
Poland (%) 57.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2016 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 55.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 56.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 58.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 51.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 76.7 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Jul 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022

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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 (%) 26.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2016 - Jun 2022
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 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
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) 39,399.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 75.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 2,343,640.589 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 422,172.654 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,825.651 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 14,363.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 28.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,430,215.102 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,345,722.004 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,690.511 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,237.487 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 5,541.352 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 3,383.122 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 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 China (SAR mn) 20,780.072 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2022
Exports: India (SAR mn) 14,125.064 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2022
Exports: South Korea (SAR mn) 11,731.205 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2022
Exports: ow USA (SAR mn) 10,089.417 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 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: China Mainland (SAR mn) 190,911.169 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 87,342.183 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Exports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 102,598.276 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: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 20,438.683 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: 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
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 22,732.339 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 60,548.791 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) 612,949.722 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
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: 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: 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
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: 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
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,399,721.731 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,298,561.458 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,698,283.189 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 12.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 425,487.161 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 563,977.854 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 6.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Aug 2022 monthly Mar 1980 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 439,459.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 45.180 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 33.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.945 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 594,410.973 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 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) 124,345.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 601,575.912 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.94 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 58.95 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Base Money (SAR mn) 362,154.033 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,114,916.953 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,432,561.769 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,595,576.855 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,740,196.698 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 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) 539,737.775 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2022
Bank Loans: Consumer (SAR mn) 445,754.545 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022

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