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Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 56.1 % in Dec 2017, compared with 55.9 % in the previous year. Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2017, with an average rate of 50.8 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 56.1 % in Dec 2017 and a record low of 48.8 % in Dec 1999. Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by World Bank.

In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia's Population reached 33.4 million people in Dec 2018. Unemployment Rate of Saudi Arabia remained the same at 5.6 % in Dec 2016. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 1,878.9 USD in Dec 2016.

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What was Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate in 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

56.1

2017

55.9

2016

48.8

1999

56.1

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 19 Dec 2017

View Saudi Arabia's Labour Force Participation Rate from 1990 to 2017 in the chart:

Labour Force Participation Rate Saudi Arabia

Series Details
Series ID

279021903

Name

Labour Force Participation Rate Saudi Arabia

Country

Saudi Arabia

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

World Bank

First Date

1990

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

19 Dec 2017

Statistics
Mean

51.73405442928571

Variance

4.928050866504901

Standard deviation

2.2199213649372584

Skewness

0.6114902925409894

Kurtosis

-0.8324494976047077

Coefficient variation

0.04291025301277375

Median

50.8

Max
2017

56.1

Min
1999

48.8

Previous observation
2016

55.9

Last observation
2017

56.1

Number of Observations

28

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United States

62.9

Feb 2018

62.3

Jan 2018

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-09
Canada

64.6

Feb 2018

64.6

Jan 2018

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-09
France

72.0

Dec 2017

71.9

Sep 2017

69.5

Jun 2006

72.0

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Germany

61.7

Dec 2017

61.5

Sep 2017

58.2

Mar 2005

61.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Italy

65.7

Dec 2017

65.4

Sep 2017

57.2

Jun 1978

65.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Japan

60.8

Feb 2018

60.5

Jan 2018

58.5

Dec 2012

66.1

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
United Kingdom

63.7

Dec 2017

63.6

Nov 2017

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Austria

76.8

Dec 2017

77.1

Sep 2017

70.2

Mar 2004

77.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Belgium

68.6

Dec 2017

68.4

Sep 2017

63.6

Jun 2001

68.6

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bulgaria

55.5

Dec 2017

56.5

Sep 2017

47.5

Dec 2000

56.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Cyprus

61.5

Dec 2017

61.9

Sep 2017

60.3

Mar 2016

64.7

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Czech Republic

60.4

Dec 2017

60.6

Sep 2017

58.1

Mar 2012

60.6

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Denmark

75.5

2016

74.9

2015

74.7

2014

79.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-01
Estonia

63.9

Dec 2017

63.8

Sep 2017

56.9

Jun 2002

63.9

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Finland

65.5

Feb 2018

65.5

Jan 2018

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Greece

59.2

Dec 2017

58.8

Nov 2017

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Hungary

62.1

Dec 2017

62.3

Sep 2017

51.0

Jun 1998

62.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-20
Iceland

80.1

Feb 2018

81.7

Jan 2018

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-22
Latvia

69.3

Dec 2017

69.5

Sep 2017

59.9

Mar 2002

69.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-22
Lithuania

60.6

Dec 2017

60.6

Sep 2017

54.7

Dec 2006

61.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Argentina

59.8

2017

60.0

2016

59.4

1990

62.4

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Luxembourg

54.6

2016

54.9

2015

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Malta

72.0

Dec 2017

71.1

Sep 2017

57.2

Dec 2006

72.0

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Bolivia

65.6

2016

61.0

2015

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-17
Netherlands

68.2

Feb 2018

68.1

Jan 2018

62.1

Jan 2005

68.8

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-15
Norway

64.2

2017

64.4

2016

61.6

1993

67.4

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Brazil

61.6

Feb 2018

61.7

Jan 2018

60.9

Feb 2015

61.9

Nov 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Poland

56.2

Dec 2017

56.7

Sep 2017

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Chile

60.1

Feb 2018

60.3

Jan 2018

56.1

Jul 2009

60.4

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Portugal

59.0

Dec 2017

59.3

Sep 2017

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-07
Colombia

64.9

Dec 2017

64.1

Sep 2017

57.5

Dec 2006

65.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Romania

56.1

Sep 2017

56.6

Jun 2017

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-09
Slovakia

59.9

Dec 2017

60.1

Sep 2017

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-16
Slovenia

58.8

Dec 2017

59.2

Sep 2017

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Ecuador

68.3

2017

68.5

2016

63.5

1990

70.3

2006

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Mexico

59.2

Feb 2018

59.0

Jan 2018

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Spain

58.8

Dec 2017

58.9

Sep 2017

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-01-25
Panama

64.4

2016

64.2

2015

61.9

2011

64.4

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016-12-07
Sweden

72.2

Feb 2018

71.8

Jan 2018

69.3

Jan 2012

74.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Paraguay

62.6

2016

62.1

2015

57.3

1999

64.4

2012

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

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Switzerland

68.6

Dec 2017

68.6

Sep 2017

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
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72.2

2016

71.6

2015

69.2

2001

74.1

2010

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Uruguay

62.6

Jan 2018

62.5

Dec 2017

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-09
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62.7

Apr 2016

62.8

Mar 2016

62.6

Dec 2015

70.6

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

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Algeria

41.8

2017

41.8

2016

39.8

2003

43.2

2013

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-21
Australia

66.2

Feb 2018

65.1

Jan 2018

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Dec 2017

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-22
Bangladesh

56.5

2017

56.4

2016

56.4

2016

57.6

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Brunei

67.1

2017

67.2

2016

65.0

1990

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Cambodia

82.7

2015

82.6

2014

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-26
Bahrain

72.2

2017

71.9

2016

64.5

1991

72.2

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
China

68.9

2017

69.4

2016

68.9

2017

79.1

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Botswana

71.9

2017

71.6

2016

59.0

2000

71.9

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Hong Kong

61.3

Feb 2018

61.2

Jan 2018

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
India

53.8

2017

53.9

2016

53.8

2017

60.8

1994

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Israel

64.0

Feb 2018

63.6

Jan 2018

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Indonesia

66.7

Aug 2017

69.0

Feb 2017

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-12-04
Jordan

39.1

2017

39.2

2016

39.1

2017

42.6

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
South Korea

62.0

Feb 2018

61.8

Jan 2018

59.2

Jan 2011

63.9

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-13
Malawi

77.0

2017

76.8

2016

76.8

2016

77.5

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Malaysia

68.2

Jan 2018

68.1

Dec 2017

67.6

Dec 2016

68.2

Jan 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-15
Laos

78.3

2017

78.1

2016

78.1

2010

81.2

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Macau

70.2

Feb 2018

69.8

Jan 2018

60.8

Sep 2003

74.4

Dec 2014

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Myanmar

65.1

2017

65.3

2016

65.1

2017

73.3

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Nepal

84.2

2017

84.3

2016

83.0

2008

86.2

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
New Zealand

71.3

Dec 2017

70.6

Sep 2017

62.6

Sep 1992

71.3

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-06
Pakistan

54.4

2017

54.4

2016

49.2

1995

54.4

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Philippines

62.2

Jan 2018

62.1

Oct 2017

60.6

Jul 2017

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-07
Singapore

67.7

2017

68.0

2016

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-26
Sri Lanka

54.1

Dec 2017

53.6

Sep 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Taiwan

58.9

Feb 2018

58.9

Jan 2018

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-22
Thailand

68.4

Feb 2018

67.3

Jan 2018

66.4

Oct 2017

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-07
Vietnam

76.9

Dec 2017

76.7

Sep 2017

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Albania

59.1

Dec 2017

58.7

Sep 2017

50.8

Mar 2014

59.1

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Armenia

60.9

Dec 2017

63.4

Sep 2017

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Azerbaijan

66.1

2017

66.2

2016

60.8

1990

66.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Belarus

82.8

2016

83.3

2015

76.1

2004

83.3

2015

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-26
Bosnia and Herzegovina

42.6

2017

43.1

2016

42.6

2017

44.6

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-11
Croatia

52.2

Sep 2017

51.7

Jun 2017

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-01-15
Georgia

67.5

2016

67.8

2015

62.2

2006

67.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-25
Kazakhstan

69.8

Dec 2017

69.8

Sep 2017

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-12
Kyrgyzstan

61.5

2016

62.4

2015

61.5

2016

76.2

1996

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017-12-27
Macedonia

56.8

Dec 2017

56.8

Sep 2017

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Moldova

40.6

Dec 2017

43.9

Sep 2017

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-06
Mongolia

62.4

Dec 2017

61.1

Sep 2017

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Mauritius

59.5

Dec 2017

59.2

Sep 2017

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Montenegro

53.5

Dec 2017

56.4

Sep 2017

47.1

Mar 2011

56.4

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Russia

69.3

Dec 2017

69.2

Nov 2017

66.8

Feb 2010

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Serbia

54.2

Dec 2017

55.3

Sep 2017

50.8

Mar 2015

55.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-05
Tajikistan

46.7

2016

47.7

2015

46.7

2016

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
Turkey

52.4

Dec 2017

52.8

Nov 2017

42.4

Feb 2006

53.7

Aug 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-15
Ukraine

61.5

Dec 2017

62.2

Sep 2017

61.2

Mar 2005

65.3

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Morocco

45.5

Sep 2017

47.3

Jun 2017

45.5

Sep 2017

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2017-11-06
Nigeria

55.1

2017

55.2

2016

54.7

2004

56.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Oman

70.2

2017

69.8

2016

54.9

2001

70.2

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Qatar

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-18
Saudi Arabia

56.1

2017

55.9

2016

48.8

1999

56.1

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 19 Dec 2017
South Africa

58.8

Dec 2017

59.9

Sep 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Sudan

46.5

2017

46.6

2016

46.5

2017

51.7

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-18
Syria

41.1

2017

41.5

2016

41.1

2017

54.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Tunisia

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

45.2

2000

47.8

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2017-10-19
Yemen

41.8

2010

42.2

2009

39.2

2004

44.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2014-06-17
United Arab Emirates

79.7

2017

80.4

2016

73.1

1990

82.2

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Egypt

31.8

2016

32.0

2015

27.3

1989

33.4

2010

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Kuwait

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Ivory Coast

57.3

2017

57.4

2016

57.3

2017

67.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
European Union

57.3

2017

57.5

2016

56.2

1997

57.7

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kenya

65.4

2017

65.4

2016

64.8

2005

73.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Iran

40.1

Dec 2017

41.0

Sep 2017

35.4

Mar 2014

42.6

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-25
Lebanon

47.2

2017

47.1

2016

43.6

1996

47.2

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Kosovo

38.7

2016

37.6

2015

36.9

2012

52.8

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-15

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2016

5.8

2015

1.6

2014

62.9

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Direct Investment

264.2

Dec 2017

271.2

Sep 2017

264.2

Dec 2017

11,746.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports Growth

-8.7

2017

-19.8

2016

-27.9

1985

107.0

1976

%

yearly

1953 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Money Supply M2

430,373.69

Feb 2018

433,993.94

Jan 2018

45,172.03

Dec 1993

439,823.96

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,039.98

2022

1,008.53

2021

129.00

1994

1,247.40

2012

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.96

2016

12.53

2015

1.61

1970

17.13

2013

Number

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

-1.2

Dec 2017

-0.4

Sep 2017

-1.2

Dec 2017

13.6

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Labour Productivity Growth

0.33

2015

0.48

2014

-27.72

1982

25.26

1990

%

yearly

1971 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

65.9

2017

69.5

2016

39.5

2002

198.1

2005

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports

127,909.9

2017

140,169.6

2016

234.0

1960

174,676.1

2015

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

6.45

Feb 2018

6.79

Jan 2018

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Mar 2000

16.00

Jul 2008

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monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

22,763.82

2022

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2021

6,398.84

1988

25,208.16

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1980 - 2022

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Crude Oil: Exports

7,463.40

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2015

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7,570.70

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Public Consumption: % of GDP

32.8

Dec 2017

22.3

Sep 2017

15.5

Mar 2008

32.8

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Equity Market Index

7,870.9

Mar 2018

7,418.8

Feb 2018

4,384.6

Feb 2009

11,112.1

Aug 2014

05Jan2017=5000

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-01
Domestic Credit

274,454.2

Jan 2018

267,049.7

Dec 2017

-83,647.8

Nov 2012

274,454.2

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1983 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.4

2016

1.2

2015

1.1

2014

3.3

2009

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Forecast: Government Expenditure

1,068.49

2022

1,048.40

2021

171.08

1994

1,140.54

2014

SAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

109,828.80

Dec 2017

106,100.00

Dec 2016

61,900.00

Jun 2016

195,500.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Crude Oil: Production

9,982.00

Feb 2018

9,976.00

Jan 2018

7,121.00

Feb 2002

10,625.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-14
Gold Production

5,100.00

2015

4,789.00

2014

3,540.00

1990

8,769.00

2003

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Population

33.4

2018

32.6

2017

3.9

1950

33.4

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Household Debt: % of GDP

12.9

2017

13.6

2016

7.7

2000

13.6

2016

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Short Term Interest Rate

1.90

Feb 2018

1.89

Jan 2018

0.60

Aug 2011

5.24

Feb 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gold Reserves

432.93

Feb 2018

432.93

Jan 2018

17.99

Dec 1960

433.07

Oct 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1959 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Net Debt

758.47

2022

741.54

2021

44.30

2014

758.47

2022

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

438,421.20

Dec 2017

549,400.00

Dec 2016

263,600.00

Jun 2016

672,300.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
GDP Deflator Growth

6.5

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-19.7

Sep 2015

19.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Unemployment Rate

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Direct Investment Abroad

1,661.7

Dec 2017

1,380.0

Sep 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Exports

221,045.2

2017

183,579.5

2016

598.8

1957

388,400.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Trade Balance

93,135.3

2017

43,409.9

2016

308.7

1957

233,112.2

2011

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

60,282.46

2022

59,144.40

2021

22,793.21

1985

60,282.46

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

10.55

2016

10.11

2015

0.06

1965

10.55

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Exchange Rate against USD

3.750

Feb 2018

3.750

Jan 2018

3.301

Oct 1978

4.500

Nov 1971

SAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves

477,204.9

Feb 2018

484,363.0

Jan 2018

37,424.5

Sep 2002

731,217.5

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.00

2022

1.99

2021

-20.73

1982

17.01

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2018-01-22
Silver Production

2.30

2014

2.00

2013

2.00

2013

18.00

1993

Metric Ton

yearly

1990 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-12.8

2016

-15.0

2015

-25.3

1987

43.2

1973

%

yearly

1969 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-07
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

3.0

Feb 2018

3.0

Jan 2018

-4.2

Sep 1985

11.1

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Feb 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Real Effective Exchange Rate

117.8

Feb 2018

119.3

Jan 2018

92.2

Mar 2008

132.6

Jan 1998

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gross National Product

174,779.48

Sep 2017

169,325.09

Jun 2017

154,769.84

Dec 2015

174,919.74

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gross Savings Rate

27.1

Dec 2017

36.1

Sep 2017

27.1

Dec 2017

60.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

4.4

Dec 2017

4.7

Sep 2017

-14.6

Dec 2015

35.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
M2 Growth

0.3

Feb 2018

0.5

Jan 2018

-4.1

Jun 1994

28.5

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Mar 2018

7.0

Feb 2018

7.0

Mar 2018

13.0

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Private Consumption Expenditure

71,632.68

Dec 2017

70,977.28

Sep 2017

17,404.53

Dec 2003

71,632.68

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

415.67

Sep 2017

420.17

Jun 2017

35.51

Mar 1993

426.78

Jun 2016

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Investment: % of GDP

21.9

Dec 2017

27.7

Sep 2017

17.5

Jun 2003

38.6

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Policy Rate

2.25

Mar 2018

2.00

Feb 2018

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-31
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

46,152.99

Dec 2017

32,603.52

Sep 2017

9,127.60

Jun 2003

53,232.23

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Forecast: Current Account Balance

13.15

2022

10.33

2021

-56.72

2015

164.76

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Aluminum: Exports

1,281,756.41

2016

2,443,562.49

2015

35,462.68

1999

2,443,562.49

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Industrial Production Index Growth

-3.2

Mar 2017

-5.4

Feb 2017

-55.5

Jun 1985

174.9

Aug 1986

%

monthly

May 1965 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
P/E ratio

16.45

05 Apr 2018

16.70

04 Apr 2018

6.55

13 Mar 2013

19.24

27 Aug 2008

NA

daily

02 Aug 2008 - 05 Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
Tourism Revenue

24,603

2016

22,000

2015

4,955

2006

24,603

2016

USD mn

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Employed Persons

11,686,115.00

Jun 2016

11,484,656.00

Dec 2015

7,744,500.00

Sep 2007

11,686,115.00

Jun 2016

Person

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-16.4

2017

-21.0

2016

-21.0

2016

19.5

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.00

2022

2.09

2021

-3.12

1986

6.10

2008

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

0.92

2022

1.01

2021

-34.21

1983

31.40

1991

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Credit to Households

93.52

Sep 2017

93.56

Jun 2017

12.09

Mar 1998

94.62

Sep 2016

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

7,130,938.34

2016

8,675,822.58

2015

485,466.30

1996

8,675,822.58

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

620,476.06

2016

723,035.30

2015

49,306.80

1999

794,879.46

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

47,932,521.00

2016

52,796,066.00

2015

14,851.00

1990

54,000,000.00

2011

Person

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Oil Consumption

3,905.63

2016

3,867.95

2015

389.57

1965

3,905.63

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Container Port Throughput

7,677,000.00

2016

7,783,000.00

2015

4,430,676.00

2009

7,783,000.00

2015

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

59.51

2017

61.11

2016

35.83

2004

64.83

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Exports: Medicament

10.38

2016

22.63

2015

0.01

2013

22.63

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicament

10,490.45

2016

13,638.42

2015

280.27

2002

13,638.42

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
GDP per Capita

23,654.87

2016

25,208.24

2015

380.37

1963

25,208.24

2015

USD

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

40.1

Dec 2017

41.6

Sep 2017

23.6

Dec 2007

44.7

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Total Deposits

429,576.95

Feb 2018

431,893.73

Jan 2018

49,140.41

Jan 1993

440,798.07

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Imports: ICT Goods

12,726,667.64

2015

12,526,015.43

2014

1,179,150.54

2000

12,726,667.64

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

210,356.97

2016

160,286.08

2015

14,065.81

1995

454,091.18

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

5,838.62

2016

11,275.92

2015

1,662.20

1998

15,163.36

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,637,442.00

2016

3,746,906.00

2015

93,600.00

1970

4,939,715.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

157.60

2016

176.59

2015

0.09

1995

194.51

2011

Number

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

110,860.00

2016

104,450.00

2015

42,930.00

1995

110,860.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

61,119.58

2016

83,808.90

2015

1,330.00

1996

83,808.90

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Minerals Production

665,069,950.00

2015

642,038,804.00

2014

528,728,889.00

2009

665,069,950.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-19
Building Permits

129,322.00

2016

129,352.00

2015

15,678.00

1987

129,352.00

2015

Unit

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
National Government Debt

84,400.0

2016

37,936.1

2015

11,802.7

2014

162,828.8

2004

USD mn

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Monthly Earnings

1,879

2016

972

2015

648

1996

1,879

2016

USD

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP

178,698.3

Dec 2017

170,662.0

Sep 2017

52,825.4

Jun 2003

198,991.9

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Current Account Balance

7,833.9

Dec 2017

8,027.7

Sep 2017

-22,150.9

Dec 2015

52,346.1

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Electricity Production

271,756

2012

250,077

2011

1,825

1970

271,756

2012

GWh

yearly

1970 - 2012

Updated on 2014-09-29
Household Debt

88,118.6

Dec 2017

86,698.0

Sep 2017

11,823.8

Mar 1998

88,747.9

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales

548,250

2017

655,500

2016

520,000

2009

830,100

2015

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

45.7

2017

45.0

2016

1.6

1992

60.8

1975

NA

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

11,530.98

Dec 2017

-1,135.57

Sep 2017

-1,135.57

Sep 2017

16,410.89

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Exports Growth

20.4

2017

-9.8

2016

-41.6

1983

278.9

1974

%

yearly

1954 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.8

2016

54.8

2015

-20.1

2009

91.1

2011

%

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP Growth

5.27

Dec 2017

5.77

Sep 2017

-30.63

Jun 2009

49.03

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Public Consumption Expenditure

58,552.98

Dec 2017

38,067.08

Sep 2017

11,817.87

Mar 2003

58,552.98

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Money Supply M1

316,151.27

Feb 2018

319,912.48

Jan 2018

32,400.74

Dec 1993

335,559.96

May 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

70.98

Dec 2017

70.22

Sep 2017

27.52

Dec 2003

95.42

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Forecast: Population

35.75

2022

35.05

2021

9.32

1980

35.75

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-04-18
Motor Vehicle Registered

6,600.00

2015

6,240.00

2014

3,580.00

2005

6,600.00

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Exports: ICT Goods

324,754.81

2015

395,779.40

2014

22,222.16

2000

820,222.89

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22