Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate increased to 6.00 % in Dec 2017, from the previously reported number of 5.60 % in Dec 2016. Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2017, with an average rate of 5.60 %. The data reached an all-time high of 7.44 % in Dec 1991 and a record low of 4.34 % in Dec 1999. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Saudi Arabia's Population reached 33.41 million people in Dec 2018. Monthly Earnings of Saudi Arabia stood at 977.06 USD in Dec 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 56.12 % in Dec 2017.

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What was Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate in 2017?

Last

6.00

2017
Previous

5.60

2016
Min

3.25

1998
Max

7.85

1991
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1991 - 2017

Updated on 10 Jul 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

6.00

2017

5.60

2016

3.25

1998

7.85

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 10 Jul 2018

View Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate from 1991 to 2017 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

366748497

Name

Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

Country

Saudi Arabia

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Data

First Date

1991

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

10 Jul 2018

Statistics
Mean

5.41

Variance

0.94

Standard deviation

0.97

Skewness

0.08

Kurtosis

1.16

Coefficient variation

0.18

Median

5.56

Max
1991

7.85

Min
1998

3.25

Previous observation
2016

5.60

Last observation
2017

6.00

Number of Observations

27

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.46

Mar 2018

13.37

Dec 2017

12.46

Mar 2018

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-11
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-21
Argentina

9.10

Mar 2018

7.20

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Australia

5.32

Jul 2018

5.35

Jun 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.21

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-08-16
Austria

4.82

Aug 2018

4.89

Jul 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.28

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Azerbaijan

4.97

Mar 2018

4.96

Dec 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-20
Bangladesh

4.37

2017

4.35

2016

2.20

1991

5.00

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belarus

0.40

Jun 2018

0.50

May 2018

0.40

Jun 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Belgium

6.14

Jun 2018

6.18

Mar 2018

6.14

Jun 2018

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Bolivia

3.40

2017

3.36

2016

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-11
Botswana

17.36

2017

17.12

2016

13.82

1991

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-19
Brazil

12.10

Aug 2018

12.30

Jul 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Brunei

7.08

2017

6.93

2016

4.70

1991

7.08

2017

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bulgaria

5.70

Mar 2018

5.60

Dec 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Cambodia

0.20

2016

0.10

2015

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-23
Canada

5.90

Sep 2018

6.00

Aug 2018

5.80

Jul 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Chile

7.30

Aug 2018

7.30

Jul 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
China

3.83

Jun 2018

3.89

Mar 2018

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Colombia

9.16

Aug 2018

9.72

Jul 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Croatia

10.30

Mar 2018

10.90

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Cyprus

10.70

Mar 2018

10.10

Dec 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-22
Czech Republic

2.41

Mar 2018

2.39

Dec 2017

2.39

Dec 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Denmark

5.00

Mar 2018

5.40

Dec 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-23
Ecuador

4.14

Jun 2018

4.43

Mar 2018

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Egypt

10.60

Mar 2018

11.30

Dec 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Estonia

6.80

Mar 2018

5.30

Dec 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-22
European Union

6.80

Aug 2018

6.80

Jul 2018

6.80

Aug 2018

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Finland

7.30

Jul 2018

7.30

Jun 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-08-21
France

9.10

Jun 2018

9.20

Mar 2018

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-14
Georgia

13.94

2017

13.97

2016

0.20

1991

18.30

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-21
Germany

3.40

Aug 2018

3.40

Jul 2018

3.40

Aug 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Greece

20.20

Apr 2018

20.10

Mar 2018

7.30

May 2008

27.90

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Hong Kong SAR

2.80

Jun 2018

2.80

May 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Hungary

3.56

Jun 2018

3.86

Mar 2018

3.56

Jun 2018

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Iceland

2.79

May 2018

2.80

Apr 2018

2.43

Feb 2008

7.59

Nov 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
India

3.52

2017

3.51

2016

3.41

2014

4.43

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-02
Iran

12.10

Mar 2018

11.90

Dec 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-10
Israel

3.97

Aug 2018

4.13

Jul 2018

3.67

Mar 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-08
Italy

9.74

Aug 2018

10.18

Jul 2018

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Ivory Coast

2.60

2017

2.60

2016

2.60

2017

6.70

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Japan

2.40

Aug 2018

2.50

Jul 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Jordan

18.40

Feb 2018

18.50

Nov 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Kazakhstan

4.90

Sep 2018

4.90

Aug 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-12
Kenya

11.47

2017

11.52

2016

10.00

1999

12.17

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
South Korea

4.00

Sep 2018

4.20

Aug 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Kosovo

30.50

2017

27.50

2016

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018-01-10
Laos

0.67

2017

0.66

2016

0.65

2015

2.63

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Latvia

7.70

Jun 2018

8.20

Mar 2018

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-15
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014-11-27
Lithuania

6.20

Aug 2018

6.30

Jul 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Luxembourg

5.50

Aug 2018

5.50

Jul 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-20
Macau SAR

1.80

Jun 2018

1.80

May 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Macedonia

21.60

Mar 2018

21.90

Dec 2017

21.60

Mar 2018

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-08
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016-10-18
Malaysia

3.40

Aug 2018

3.40

Jul 2018

3.20

Feb 2018

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Malta

4.40

Mar 2018

3.70

Dec 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Mauritius

7.10

Mar 2018

6.70

Dec 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Mexico

3.29

Aug 2018

3.35

Jul 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.98

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-26
Moldova

2.96

Jun 2018

4.11

Mar 2018

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-21
Mongolia

7.50

Jun 2018

9.70

Mar 2018

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-15
Montenegro

16.20

Mar 2018

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
Morocco

9.10

Jun 2018

10.50

Mar 2018

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
Myanmar

0.79

2017

0.78

2016

0.77

2015

0.91

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Nepal

2.74

2017

3.06

2016

1.34

2008

4.59

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Netherlands

4.80

Jun 2018

4.80

May 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
New Zealand

4.50

Jun 2018

4.40

Mar 2018

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-31
Norway

3.80

May 2018

3.70

Apr 2018

2.40

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Oman

16.00

2017

15.82

2016

15.82

2016

19.83

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016-09-29
Panama

6.10

2017

5.50

2016

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-16
Paraguay

5.20

2017

6.00

2016

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

5.50

Apr 2018

5.30

Jan 2018

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Poland

4.20

Mar 2018

4.50

Dec 2017

4.20

Mar 2018

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Portugal

6.80

Aug 2018

6.80

Jul 2018

4.80

Dec 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Qatar

0.10

2017

0.10

2016

0.10

2017

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-08
Romania

4.30

Aug 2018

4.20

Jul 2018

4.20

Jul 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Russia

4.70

May 2018

4.90

Apr 2018

4.70

May 2018

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Saudi Arabia

6.00

2017

5.60

2016

3.25

1998

7.85

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Serbia

11.90

Jun 2018

14.80

Mar 2018

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-31
Singapore

2.10

Jun 2018

2.00

Mar 2018

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Slovakia

7.10

Mar 2018

7.70

Dec 2017

7.10

Mar 2018

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-15
Slovenia

5.90

Mar 2018

5.80

Dec 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
South Africa

27.20

Jun 2018

26.70

Mar 2018

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-31
Spain

15.28

Jun 2018

16.74

Mar 2018

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Sri Lanka

4.50

Mar 2018

4.00

Dec 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden

6.18

Jun 2018

6.19

May 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Switzerland

5.17

Mar 2018

5.30

Feb 2018

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-17
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016-08-01
Taiwan

3.68

Jun 2018

3.69

May 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Tajikistan

2.30

Apr 2018

2.20

Mar 2018

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Thailand

1.00

Sep 2018

1.00

Aug 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Tunisia

15.40

Jun 2018

15.40

Mar 2018

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-15
Turkey

10.30

Apr 2018

9.90

Mar 2018

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Ukraine

9.70

Mar 2018

9.90

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017-01-10
United Kingdom

4.17

Apr 2018

4.19

Mar 2018

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
United States

3.70

Sep 2018

3.90

Aug 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Uruguay

8.12

May 2018

8.19

Apr 2018

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2016-06-02
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014-01-20

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Aluminum: Exports

1,922,628.733

2017

1,615,478.544

2016

35,462.947

1999

2,475,089.606

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Building Permits

129,322.000

2016

129,352.000

2015

15,678.000

1987

129,352.000

2015

Unit

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

5.689

Jun 2018

5.205

May 2018

-4.051

Mar 2000

16.000

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-9.3

2017

-12.9

2016

-25.3

1987

43.2

1973

%

yearly

1969 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.1

Jun 2018

2.3

May 2018

-4.2

Sep 1985

11.1

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Feb 1981 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Container Port Throughput

7,677,000.000

2016

7,783,000.000

2015

4,430,676.000

2009

7,783,000.000

2015

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Credit to Households

88.119

Dec 2017

86.698

Sep 2017

11.823

Mar 1998

88.634

Sep 2016

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

413.095

Dec 2017

416.020

Sep 2017

35.507

Mar 1993

426.784

Jun 2016

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Crude Oil: Exports

6,968.300

2017

7,463.400

2016

5,284.600

2002

7,570.700

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Crude Oil: Production

10,420.000

Jun 2018

10,015.000

May 2018

7,121.000

Feb 2002

10,625.000

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Current Account Balance

11,065.5

Mar 2018

7,834.0

Dec 2017

-22,150.9

Dec 2015

52,346.1

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Direct Investment Abroad

3,705.3

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1,661.7

Dec 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Domestic Credit

279,406.0

Feb 2018

274,454.2

Jan 2018

-83,647.8

Nov 2012

279,406.0

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Electricity Production

271,756

2012

250,077

2011

1,825

1970

271,756

2012

GWh

yearly

1970 - 2012

Updated on 2014-09-29
Employed Persons

11,686,115.000

Jun 2016

11,484,656.000

Dec 2015

7,744,500.000

Sep 2007

11,686,115.000

Jun 2016

Person

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Equity Market Index

7,999.5

Sep 2018

7,948.3

Aug 2018

4,384.6

Feb 2009

11,112.1

Aug 2014

05Jan2017=5000

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Exchange Rate against USD

3.750

May 2018

3.750

Apr 2018

3.301

Oct 1978

4.500

Nov 1971

SAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Exports: ICT Goods

348,047.101

2016

324,754.806

2015

22,222.161

2000

820,222.890

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

583,907.458

2017

594,267.203

2016

4,190.312

1995

594,267.203

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

38,232.385

2017

36,523.328

2016

3,525.899

1995

65,697.619

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-11
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

210,177.194

2017

210,154.808

2016

14,066.088

1995

674,826.526

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

8,399.356

2017

7,512.519

2016

1,663.118

1998

21,366.001

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.054

2023

2.135

2022

-3.121

1986

6.084

2008

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-18.723

2023

-11.571

2022

-56.724

2015

164.764

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.038

2023

1.817

2022

-34.211

1983

31.402

1991

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

61,705.565

2023

60,465.331

2022

22,793.212

1985

61,705.565

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

1,127.247

2023

1,093.824

2022

171.076

1994

1,140.603

2014

SAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

954.735

2023

861.210

2022

44.300

2014

954.735

2023

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

997.747

2023

957.212

2022

129.000

1994

1,245.988

2012

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

23,751.775

2023

23,275.605

2022

6,398.839

1988

25,208.162

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

36.462

2023

35.747

2022

9.320

1980

36.462

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.312

2023

2.233

2022

-20.730

1982

17.013

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-18
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

5.600

2016

5.591

2015

4.345

1999

6.254

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

838.2

Mar 2018

264.1

Dec 2017

264.1

Dec 2017

11,746.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.5

Mar 2018

0.1

Dec 2017

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves

499,774.3

Aug 2018

491,469.7

Jul 2018

37,424.5

Sep 2002

731,217.5

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

67.922

Jun 2018

68.872

Mar 2018

27.515

Dec 2003

95.422

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

43.4

2017

45.0

2016

1.6

1992

60.8

1975

NA

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-27
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,592.096

Mar 2018

11,530.980

Dec 2017

-1,135.573

Sep 2017

16,410.885

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
GDP Deflator Growth

7.6

Mar 2018

8.2

Dec 2017

-19.7

Sep 2015

19.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
GDP per Capita

20,968.032

2017

20,288.917

2016

380.370

1963

25,213.440

2013

USD

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-16
Gold Production

5,100.000

2015

4,789.000

2014

3,540.000

1990

8,769.000

2003

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Gold Reserves

432.934

May 2018

432.934

Apr 2018

17.990

Dec 1960

433.069

Oct 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1959 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Government Debt: % of GDP

17.2

2017

13.1

2016

1.6

2014

62.9

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-27
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

37,183.116

Mar 2018

50,449.574

Dec 2017

9,127.600

Jun 2003

53,232.226

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Gross National Product

185,739.566

Mar 2018

183,587.427

Dec 2017

154,769.867

Dec 2015

185,739.566

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Gross Savings Rate

38.8

Mar 2018

29.1

Dec 2017

27.3

Dec 2015

60.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Household Debt

87,726.9

Mar 2018

88,118.6

Dec 2017

11,823.8

Mar 1998

88,747.9

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

12.8

2017

13.6

2016

7.7

2000

13.6

2016

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-18
Imports: ICT Goods

8,691,814.863

2016

12,726,667.644

2015

1,179,150.544

2000

12,726,667.644

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

3,350,297.104

2017

3,999,998.858

2016

673,238.592

1995

4,723,543.504

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

769,906.008

2017

908,682.727

2016

70,180.208

1996

952,328.657

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

5,920,362.272

2017

6,010,315.232

2016

485,466.304

1996

8,675,822.578

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

564,816.743

2017

549,756.418

2016

49,306.799

1999

794,879.457

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
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 2018-04-24
Investment: % of GDP

26.4

Mar 2018

20.3

Dec 2017

17.5

Jun 2003

38.6

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Labour Force Participation Rate

56.1

2017

55.9

2016

48.8

1999

56.1

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

0.33

2015

0.48

2014

-27.72

1982

25.26

1990

%

yearly

1971 - 2015

Updated on 2018-09-27
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

59.510

2017

61.110

2016

35.830

2004

64.830

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

65.6

2017

69.5

2016

39.5

2002

198.1

2005

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-18
Minerals Production

690,270,073.000

2016

665,069,950.000

2015

528,728,889.000

2009

690,270,073.000

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

320,379.820

Aug 2018

319,569.576

Jul 2018

32,400.735

Dec 1993

335,560.052

May 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Money Supply M2

432,717.224

May 2018

431,972.527

Apr 2018

45,172.025

Dec 1993

439,823.960

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Monthly Earnings

1,879

2016

972

2015

648

1996

1,879

2016

USD

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Motor Vehicle Registered

6,600.000

2015

6,240.000

2014

3,580.000

2005

6,600.000

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

109,828.800

Dec 2017

106,100.000

Dec 2016

61,900.000

Jun 2016

195,500.000

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

438,421.200

Dec 2017

549,400.000

Dec 2016

263,600.000

Jun 2016

672,300.000

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

548,250

2017

655,500

2016

520,000

2009

830,100

2015

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-16.4

2017

-21.0

2016

-21.0

2016

19.5

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

115,000.000

2017

110,860.000

2016

42,930.000

1995

115,000.000

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Natural Gas: Consumption

10.781

2017

10.162

2016

0.058

1965

10.781

2017

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Nominal GDP

195,399.2

Jun 2018

183,501.6

Mar 2018

52,825.4

Jun 2003

198,991.9

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Nominal GDP Growth

8.809

Mar 2018

6.651

Dec 2017

-30.627

Jun 2009

49.034

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.4

2016

1.2

2015

1.1

2014

3.3

2009

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,637,442.000

2016

3,746,906.000

2015

93,600.000

1970

4,939,715.000

2013

Unit

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

47,932,521.000

2016

52,796,066.000

2015

14,851.000

1990

54,000,000.000

2011

Person

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

3,917.531

2017

3,938.637

2016

389.574

1965

3,938.637

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
P/E ratio

16.219

29 Oct 2018

16.151

28 Oct 2018

6.554

13 Mar 2013

19.240

27 Aug 2008

NA

daily

02 Aug 2008 - 29 Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-29
Policy Rate

2.75

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Population

33.4

2018

32.6

2017

3.9

1950

33.4

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-01
Private Consumption Expenditure

73,847.718

Mar 2018

71,667.743

Dec 2017

17,404.533

Dec 2003

73,847.718

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Private Consumption: % of GDP

40.2

Mar 2018

39.6

Dec 2017

23.6

Dec 2007

45.2

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Public Consumption Expenditure

38,394.618

Mar 2018

56,653.745

Dec 2017

11,817.867

Mar 2003

56,653.745

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Public Consumption: % of GDP

20.9

Mar 2018

31.3

Dec 2017

15.5

Mar 2008

31.6

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Real Effective Exchange Rate

123.4

Aug 2018

122.4

Jul 2018

92.2

Mar 2008

132.6

Jan 1998

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Real GDP Growth

1.2

Mar 2018

-1.4

Dec 2017

-1.4

Dec 2017

13.6

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Sep 2018

7.0

Aug 2018

7.0

Sep 2018

13.0

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-25
Short Term Interest Rate

2.61

Jul 2018

2.50

Jun 2018

0.60

Aug 2011

5.24

Feb 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-08-30
Silver Production

23.000

2015

22.000

2014

7.670

2010

23.000

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.270

2016

11.873

2015

1.604

1970

16.509

2012

Number

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

148.510

2016

167.303

2015

0.085

1995

191.232

2011

Number

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

429,388.123

Aug 2018

428,102.047

Jul 2018

49,140.411

Jan 1993

440,797.765

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Total Exports

221,835.0

2017

183,579.5

2016

598.8

1957

388,400.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Total Exports Growth

20.8

2017

-9.8

2016

-41.6

1983

278.9

1974

%

yearly

1954 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Total Imports

134,519.1

2017

140,169.6

2016

234.0

1960

174,676.1

2015

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Total Imports Growth

-4.0

2017

-19.8

2016

-27.9

1985

107.0

1976

%

yearly

1953 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Tourism Revenue

26,074

2017

24,913

2016

4,955

2006

26,074

2017

USD mn

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Tourism Revenue Growth

4.7

2017

13.2

2016

-20.1

2009

91.1

2011

%

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Trade Balance

87,315.9

2017

43,409.9

2016

308.7

1957

233,112.3

2011

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
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