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Saudi Reports and Statistics

This section of the Unified National Platform GOV.SA provides the most important indexes and recent statistical reports on Saudi Arabia issued by The General Authority for Statistics in collaboration with other government agencies. The following is a review of the most well-known among these local reports and indicators:

The most important statistical indexes

Item Indicator
The total population in 2019 34,218,169
Saudi population 2018 20,768,627
Population density (persons / sq.km) in 2018 17.1
Revised economic participation rate Q4 2019 46.7%
Total Saudi job Seekers in Q4 2019 945.387
Growth in Merchandise Imports, March 2020 -8.7%
Growth in Non-oil Merchandise Exports, March 2020 -22.9%
Ratio of Non-oil Exports to Imports, March 2020 38%
Gross Savings to GDP Q4 2019 0.31%
Gross Domestic Product Per Capita (SAR) Q4 2019 22,292
Surplus or Deficit in the Current Account of the Balance of Payments to GDP Q4 2019 6%
General index for wholesale prices for April 2020 118.2
Consumer Price Index, April 2020 98.7
Real estate index during the Q1 of 2020 81.1
Number of pilgrims coming from outside and inside the Kingdom 1440 H 2,489,406
Percentage of households connected to the public electricity network in 2019 99.5%
Total Number of Industrial Establishments in Saudi Arabia, 2018 111,934
Percentage of sports practitioners, out of the total population in the Kingdom in 2019 20.04%

 

The most recent statistical reports

 

New indexes

In the support of the national development, GaStat has launched more than 45 statistical products as a first stage for new products. These statistics included economic, social, demographic, Umrah, labour market, energy, knowledge, environment, culture, sports, entertainment, and security and safety statistics.
These new statistical products come as one of the most important statistical production standards, which is, the importance of the product in meeting the local requirements. Such as, issuing statistical products in line with the indicators of the 2030 Saudi vision, indicators that help support a specific government entity's decision in the context of national development, or regional requirements, such as, developing the labour force survey according to a unified methodology for GCC countries and what has been done with the foreign investment indicators as a regional requirement for the council, or international requirements, such as, health, culture and environment statistics which came in the context of sustainable development approved by the united nations.
The second standard of the statistical production is the importance of enhancing or developing an existing statistical product that requires additions or modifications that meet the existing needs to reflect new outcomes that support policy and decision makers in various fields. And after applying these standards on the new statistical products, the next stage is designing and experimenting with collaboration with relevant entities through a joint team work and continuous workshops before the launch to make sure all statistical outcome requirements are met.
Then comes the launch phase and the continuous enhancement according to the evaluation processes, so that the statistical production journey is a continuous process to ensure the achievement of the most important objectives of GaStat in supporting development.

 

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