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Employed population (aged 15 and above) by nationality (Saudi/ non-Saudi), sex and education status (2013)

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Education Status   Saudis     Non-Saudis     Total  
  Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Illiterate 68.467 5.399 73.866 167.324 28.699 196.023 235.791 34.098 269.889
Read and Write 136.435 6.565 143.000 783.565 177.233 960.798 920.000 183.798 1.103.798
Primary 364.047 13.362 377.409 1.028.468 149.935 1.178.403 1.392.515 163.297 1.555.812
Intermediate 583.759 16.497 600.256 1.255.532 149.513 1.405.045 1.839.291 166.010 2.005.301
Secondary or Equivalent 1.489.174 81.976 1.571.150 901.239 31.538 932.777 2.390.413 113.514 2.503.927
Diploma 343.306 88.583 431.889 214.354 31.971 246.325 557.660 120.554 678.214
Bachelor Degree 896.687 448.844 1.345.531 897.538 58.768 956.306 1.794.225 507.612 2.301.837
Master Degree 47.766 12.998 60.764 68.840 7.508 76.348 116.606 20.506 137.112
Doctorate  21.614 5.638 27.252 45.267 6.324 51.591 66.881 11.962 78.843
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.

 

Classification used for education statuses is ISCED.

 

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.

https://www.stats.gov.sa/en/814https://www.stats.gov.sa/ar/814

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

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.

https://www.stats.gov.sa/en/46

Date of access: May 2013.

 

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