Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

2016 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 61.0 % in Dec 2020, compared with 59.5 % in the previous quarter. Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2016 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 56.4 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 61.0 % in Dec 2020 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 35.0 million people in Dec 2020. Unemployment Rate of Saudi Arabia dropped to 7.4 % in Dec 2020. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 753.9 USD in Dec 2018.

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Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
61.0 Dec 2020 59.5 Sep 2020 54.2 Jun 2017 61.0 Dec 2020 % quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 59.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 56.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Armenia (%) 56.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) 66.6 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 77.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 63.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bahrain (%) 72.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 55.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (%) 87.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Belgium (%) 68.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 42.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 69.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Brazil (%) 56.8 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Feb 2021
Brunei (%) 63.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 55.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (%) 64.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 57.3 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
China (%) 66.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Colombia (%) 60.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 51.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 63.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) 59.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 69.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 64.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 42.2 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Estonia (%) 63.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 56.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Finland (%) 65.6 Dec 2020 monthly May 2004 - Dec 2020
France (%) 72.0 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2019
Georgia (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Germany (%) 55.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 66.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Greece (%) 60.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 59.6 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1981 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 63.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 77.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
India (%) 46.3 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 67.8 Aug 2020 semiannually Feb 2005 - Aug 2020
Iran (%) 38.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 61.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) 60.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2021
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 52.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Japan (%) 61.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 37.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 69.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 71.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
South Korea (%) 62.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (%) 40.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) 71.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 77.3 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Latvia (%) 69.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 45.3 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 62.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1998 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 55.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 69.9 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (%) 55.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 75.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 68.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Feb 2021
Malta (%) 77.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 75.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 57.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 40.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 57.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 50.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 45.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 76.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 56.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Nepal (%) 77.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 68.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (%) 70.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 53.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Norway (%) 63.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Oman (%) 67.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 50.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 40.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 66.5 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 72.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 72.7 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Philippines (%) 60.5 Jan 2021 quarterly Jul 2003 - Jan 2021
Poland (%) 56.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Dec 2020
Portugal (%) 58.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) 88.2 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Romania (%) 55.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Russia (%) 67.9 Dec 2020 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 61.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 55.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 68.1 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 58.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 56.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 57.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 50.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 46.9 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Sweden (%) 74.5 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - Aug 2021
Switzerland (%) 68.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.1 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -49,849.333 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 227,604.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SAR bn) 1,056.730 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SAR bn) 1,130.560 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (SAR bn) 1,050.470 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
SA: Revenue: Social Contributions (SAR mn) 0.000 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 17,540.4 Feb 2021 monthly May 2016 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 3.0 Feb 2021 monthly May 2017 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,391,831.503 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 386,335.162 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,691.791 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 13,172.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -6.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,012,813.958 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,181,932.702 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 547.113 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 891.815 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,822.992 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 2,499.993 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
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: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 62,307.422 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Exports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 54,379.116 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Exports: Value: Asia: India (SAR mn) 60,207.501 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Exports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 31,024.297 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Exports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 120,015.771 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 14,724.623 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 101,562.279 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Imports: Value: North America: USA (SAR mn) 55,144.543 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 26,869.223 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 21,766.728 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 6,832.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 2,317.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,871.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7,927.246 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -12.192 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 601,853.088 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 14,732.005 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn) -3,010.485 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 3,591.873 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -12,267.986 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment (USD mn) -5,457.914 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 7,827.680 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) 11,109.755 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment (USD mn) 9,552.352 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 28,986.243 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) -13,733.735 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) -8,275.822 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 63,654.338 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,464.019 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -11,171.900 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -595.015 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 10,062.552 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 6,470.679 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 18,812.023 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 10,984.343 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
BoP: USD: CA: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 34,668.095 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
BoP: USD: FA: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 11,347.618 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,060,928.623 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,256,949.082 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
IIP: Assets (SAR mn) 4,317,877.705 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 404,892.132 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 527,925.812 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 5.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 1980 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 428,545.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 57.887 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 432.945 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1957 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 541,971.938 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
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) 105.946 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 549.150 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 109,967.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 500,903.629 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 15.58 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 63.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Base Money (SAR mn) 370,488.416 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,239,324.805 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 1,979,721.796 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,518,345.495 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,705,435.893 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
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) 475,672.795 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Banks Deposits: Demand: Business and Individuals (SAR mn) 1,160,231.651 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Banks Deposits (SAR mn) 2,032,394.769 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021

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