Inactive population (aged 15 and above) by citizenship (Saudi/non-Saudi) and inactivity status (2007; 2009; 2012)
|house keeping||student||retired||self sufficient||disabled||Others||Total|
Source: Manpower Surveys, 2077 (Round 1); 2009; 2012 (Round 1)
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
|2007||Census||23.000||February 19th-March 20th, 2007|
|2009||2004||23.000||July 24th-August 22nd, 2009|
|2012 R1||Census 2010||29.000||January 25th-February 17th, 2012|
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) Person out of the labour force: A person aged 15 years and over who is not included in the labour force, among which: the persons staying home for domestics activities, the students, the retired, the self-sufficients,
the ones unable to enrol in labour, who are not working and do not look for a job for any other reason.
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/814 (website English version) or https://www.stats.gov.sa/ar/814 (website Arabic version). The technical notes and tables of contents are in Arabic and the tables are in both languages.
Date of access: May 2013.