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Saudi Arabia Population

Saudi Arabia is a country on the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia, borders Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north, the Persian Gulf, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, Yemen to the south and Red Sea to west. Saudi Arabia is home to Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam. Saudi Arabia population in 2022 is estimated to be 35.91 million, covers country area of 2,149,690 sq km (830,000 sq mi), ranks twelfth country by area and the forty-first most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Riyadh and other popular cities are Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, Hofuf, Ta'if, Dammam, Buraidah, Khobar and Tabuk. Country code is SAU, Population of Saudi Arabia in 2021 is estimated as 35.36 million. Life expectancy of Saudi Arabia is 73.11 years for male and 76.15 years for female.

Population Indicators
Fertility Rate2.5

Saudi Arabia Population Indicators
Fertility rate is 2.5 births per woman in 2017.

Below table is the population of Saudi Arabia from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19604,086,534
19654,843,632
19705,836,388
19757,419,486
19809,691,471
198513,118,998
199016,233,786
199518,638,790
200020,663,840
200523,816,175
201027,421,468
201531,717,676
202034,813,867

Saudi Arabia population in 1960 is 4,086,534, by 1970 the population is increased by 1,749,854 totaling to 5,836,388, by 1980 the population is increased to 9,691,471, and by 1990 the total increase of 16,233,786 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 16,233,786. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 4,430,054 to 20,663,840, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Saudi Arabia increase by 6,757,628 with a change of 32.70 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 7,392,399 with a change of 26.96 percent and make up to 34,813,867.

Source : worldbank

Saudi Arabia is divided into thirteen regions, According to stats as per 2017, Population Stats below:

Administrative Areaالجملة Total (Saudi and Non-Saudi)غير سعودي Non - Saudiسعودي Saudi
جملة Total Populationاناث Femalesذكور Malesجملة Totalاناث Femalesذكور Malesجملة Totalاناث Femalesذكور Males
Al-Riyadh8,216,2843,352,0184,864,2663,557,9621,108,5722,449,3904,658,3222,243,4462,414,876
Makkah Al-Mokarramah8,557,7663,693,1824,864,5844,041,1891,467,0942,574,0954,516,5772,226,0882,290,489
Al-Madinah Al-Monawarah2,132,679938,2511,194,428756,435252,685503,7501,376,244685,566690,678
Al-Qaseem1,423,935602,625821,310414,392104,119310,2731,009,543498,506511,037
Eastern Region4,900,3251,958,8492,941,4761,759,963452,7331,307,2303,140,3621,506,1161,634,246
Aseer2,211,8751,001,7391,210,136461,744116,559345,1851,750,131885,180864,951
Tabouk910,030398,617511,413187,36647,040140,326722,664351,577371,087
Hail699,774313,564386,210161,67541,724119,951538,099271,840266,259
Northern Borders365,231164,049201,18276,31020,54355,767288,921143,506145,415
Jazan1,567,547718,898848,649360,278122,320237,9581,207,269596,578610,691
Najran582,243259,365322,878144,20241,659102,543438,041217,706220,335
Al-Baha476,172221,645254,52793,73423,28770,447382,438198,358184,080
Al-Jouf508,475219,061289,414128,72432,08096,644379,751186,981192,770
Total32,552,33613,841,86318,710,47312,143,9743,830,4158,313,55920,408,36210,011,44810,396,914

Saudi Arabia population by Region Area and Population in 2017:

RegionsCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2017 Census)
MeccaMakkah153,1288,557,766
RiyadhRiyadh404,2408,216,284
EasternDammam672,5224,900,325
AsirAbha76,6932,211,875
JizanJazan11,6711,567,547
MedinaMadinah151,9901,423,935
Al-QassimBuraidah58,0461,423,935
TabukTabuk146,072910,030
Ha'ilHa'il103,887699,774
NajranNajran149,511582,243
Al-JawfSakaka100,212508,475
Al-BahahAl-Baha9,921476,172
Northern BordersArar111,797365,231

Population by Age Group

Saudi Arabia population by Age Group estimates in 2020.

فئات العمر Age groupذكور MALEاناث FEMALEجملة السكان Population (2020)
0-41,477,5231,421,6562,899,179
5-91,536,8431,479,5093,016,352
10-141,343,6591,297,3032,640,962
15-191,228,9391,177,5512,406,490
20-241,429,0721,248,9762,678,048
25-291,850,7131,492,5333,343,246
30-342,002,3571,393,1213,395,478
35-392,394,3631,414,2663,808,629
40-442,181,2091,227,2153,408,424
45-491,676,347850,1772,526,524
50-541,208,823549,7021,758,525
55-59807,534404,7011,212,235
60-64500,209296,964797,173
65-69241,585201,494443,079
70-74153,697140,182293,879
75-7994,13482,602176,736
80104,418104,037208,455
جملة Total202314251478198935013414

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