Saudi Arabia Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

. General Authority for Statistics provides year-end Population. Population prior to 1974 is a Mid-year estimate sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau.


Further information about Saudi Arabia population data

  • In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate increased to 6.9 % in Dec 2021
  • Monthly earnings of the Saudi Arabia population was 753.9 USD in Dec 2018
  • Saudi Arabia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 61.5 % in Dec 2021

View Saudi Arabia's Population from 1950 to 2020 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Population

What was Saudi Arabia's Population in 2020?

In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate increased to 6.9 % in Dec 2021 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
35.0 2020 34.2 2019 0.0 - 0.0 - Person mn yearly 1950 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 102.1 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 30.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.1 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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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: 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: Crude Petroleum (SAR mn) 513,181.000 2017 yearly 1953 - 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: 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: South Korea (SAR mn) 12,004.202 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2022
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
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
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: Pearls, Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Ar... (SAR mn) 20,438.683 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: North America: USA (SAR mn) 60,548.791 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: European Union: Germany (SAR mn) 28,092.772 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: South Korea (SAR mn) 12,898.789 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: China Mainland (SAR mn) 113,380.856 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Imports: Value: Asia: Japan (SAR mn) 22,732.339 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
International Investment Position (IIP) (SAR mn) 2,233,808.591 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
IIP: Liabilities (SAR mn) 2,415,258.808 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
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Money & Quasi Money (SAR mn) 2,384,965.110 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (SAR mn) 2,087,172.409 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (SAR mn) 1,569,743.814 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Gold (SAR mn) 1,623.503 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2019
Official Reserve Assets (SAR mn) 1,693,802.841 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
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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