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Employed population (aged 15 and above) by nationality (Saudi/ Non-Saudi), sex and age group, 2013 (Round 1).

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   Saudis   Non-Saudis    TOTAL 
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
19-15 19,767 967 20,734 28,231 5,195 33,426 47,998 6,162 54,160
24-20 294,494 45,736 340,230 189,022 41,003 230,025 483,516 86,739 570,255
29-25 723,933 123,774 847,707 477,135 82,567 559,702 1,201,068 206,341 1,407,409
34-30 724,692 164,830 889,522 971,422 148,496 1,119,918 1,696,114 313,326 2,009,440
39-35 637,777 154,522 792,299 1,205,179 193,646 1,398,825 1,842,956 348,168 2,191,124
44-40 520,374 95,933 616,307 956,063 118,283 1,074,346 1,476,437 214,216 1,690,653
49-45 415,606 58,908 474,514 702,225 29,302 731,527 1,117,831 88,210 1,206,041
54-50 273,190 21,878 295,068 436,938 11,772 448,710 710,128 33,650 743,778
59-55 167,203 8,471 175,674 248,475 7,051 255,526 415,678 15,522 431,200
64-60 75,826 2,777 78,603 108,736 3,877 112,613 184,562 6,654 191,216
65+ 98,393 2,066 100,459 38,701 297 38,998 137,094 2,363 139,457
  Total 3,951,255 679,862 4,631,117 5,362,127 641,489 6,003,616 9,313,382 1,321,351 10,634,733

source: Labour Force Survey 2013 (Round 1)

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Sampling frame of LFS 2013 Round 1: Population Census 2010.

Sample size: 33500 households

Reference period: January 13th-February 5th, 2013

Population of reference: all individuals (nationals and non-nationals) residing in the Kingdom during the period of reference.

The ultimate sampling unit is the household.

 

(a) Household and household members: A person or group of persons, related or not related, who share housing and food.

Servants, drivers and similar categories are considered to be part of the household if they live in the same housing unit.

 

(b) Employed person: A person aged 15 years and above who worked during the reference week for at least one hour for pay or profit, or who had a job but were temporarily absent from work.

Employment refers to people who during the reference period:

– worked for one hour or more for wage or salary, in cash or in kind

– worked for one hour or more for profit or family gain, in cash or in kind

– worked for at least 15 hours without pay on a family business or farm

– did volunteer work

Reference period for employment: The seven days preceding the interview date.

 

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI), Ministry and Economy and Planning

 

3. Data availability

 

Surveys conducted since 1999 are available on the website of the CDSI (http://www.cdsi.gov.sa/), in published form in PDF format. A selection of tables is also available in PDF or Excel format.

The technical notes and tables of contents are in Arabic and the tables are in both languages.

ENGLISH

ARABIC

 

Date of access: September 2013.

Since 2007, Statistical Yearbooks have introduced a section on “Labour Statistics”, which presents a selection of tables from Manpower Surveys.

http://www.cdsi.gov.sa/2010-08-08-05-41-26

Date of access: May 2013. http://www.cdsi.gov.sa/english/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=233&Itemid=162

http://www.cdsi.gov.sa/socandpub/manpower

 

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