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Employed population (aged 15 and over) by nationality (Saudi / Non-Saudi), sex and main occupation group (2013)

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      Specialists in Scientific, Technicians in Scientific,       Agriculture, Industrial,    
  sex Managers and  Technical and Technical and  Clerical Workers Sales Service  Animal Husbandry Chemical  Engineering  TOTAL
     Business Managers Humanities Fields Humanities Fields   Workers Workers and Fishing  and Food Industries  Support  
Saudis males 240.819 331.694 584.580 598.093 209.072 1.488.479 229.755 37.688 231.075 3.951.255
females 20.063 158.453 343.618 97.205 8.072 44.075 1.329 4.429 2.618 679.862
total 260.882 490.147 928.198 695.298 217.144 1.532.554 231.084 42.117 233.693 4.631.117
Non-Saudis males 129.422 637.363 220.552 134.560 760.871 755.952 314.579 150.970 2.257.858 5.362.127
females 508 42.449 51.765 3.798 3.986 520.153 821 4.165 13.844 641.489
total 129.930 679.812 272.317 138.358 764.857 1.276.105 315.400 155.135 2.271.702 6.003.616
Total males 370.241 969.057 805.132 732.653 969.943 2.244.431 544.334 188.658 2.488.933 9.313.382
females 20.571 200.902 395.383 101.003 12.058 564.228 2.150 8.594 16.462 1.321.351
total 390.812 1.169.959 1.200.515 833.656 982.001 2.808.659 546.484 197.252 2.505.395 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 occupations is adapted from ISCO 1988.

 

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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