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Population by sex, age groups and nationality (Saudi/Non-Saudi) (1992; 2004)

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year         1992                 2004        
Citizenship   Saudis     Non-Saudis     TOTAL     Saudis     Non-Saudis     TOTAL  
Age Groups Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
Less than 1 223.025 213.981 437.006 39.320 37.524 76.844 262.345 251.505 513.850 210.963 206.990 417.953 41.790 39.991 81.781 252.753 246.981 499.734
1 – 4 873.488 845.523 1.719.011 163.996 157.368 321.364 1.037.484 1.002.891 2.040.375 855.047 847.535 1.702.582 181.591 175.756 357.347 1.036.638 1.023.291 2.059.929
5 – 9 1.061.429 1.046.203 2.107.632 182.545 179.478 362.023 1.243.974 1.225.681 2.469.655 1.127.253 1.112.582 2.239.835 207.007 197.901 404.908 1.334.260 1.310.483 2.644.743
10 – 14 913.956 883.052 1.797.008 129.577 125.665 255.242 1.043.533 1.008.717 2.052.250 1.081.884 1.155.728 2.237.612 176.568 167.659 344.227 1.258.452 1.323.387 2.581.839
15 – 19 660.372 674.584 1.334.956 80.154 80.695 160.849 740.526 755.279 1.495.805 948.707 938.982 1.887.689 150.298 142.200 292.498 1.099.005 1.081.182 2.180.187
20 – 24 525.534 516.615 1.042.149 259.179 101.744 360.923 784.713 618.359 1.403.072 760.146 786.510 1.546.656 298.251 159.920 458.171 1.058.397 946.430 2.004.827
25 – 29 415.443 455.358 870.801 612.593 156.401 768.994 1.028.036 611.759 1.639.795 725.413 701.326 1.426.739 626.706 240.156 866.862 1.352.119 941.482 2.293.601
30 – 34 326.933 320.143 647.076 633.639 226.364 860.003 960.572 546.507 1.507.079 569.152 575.126 1.144.278 709.730 271.093 980.823 1.278.882 846.219 2.125.101
35 – 39 264.540 283.492 548.032 499.700 143.272 642.972 764.240 426.764 1.191.004 492.543 498.170 990.713 674.734 190.103 864.837 1.167.277 688.273 1.855.550
40 – 44 180.207 186.672 366.879 320.615 72.340 392.955 500.822 259.012 759.834 411.890 372.981 784.871 511.983 121.907 633.890 923.873 494.888 1.418.761
45 – 49 153.968 161.226 315.194 171.716 36.619 208.335 325.684 197.845 523.529 313.340 277.511 590.851 338.148 72.775 410.923 651.488 350.286 1.001.774
50 – 54 143.948 147.998 291.946 92.104 23.011 115.115 236.052 171.009 407.061 222.166 199.415 421.581 193.133 43.516 236.649 415.299 242.931 658.230
55 – 59 117.397 92.678 210.075 39.890 10.313 50.203 157.287 102.991 260.278 146.079 153.194 299.273 84.880 21.644 106.524 230.959 174.838 405.797
60 – 64 127.584 92.843 220.427 20.711 9.488 30.199 148.295 102.331 250.626 126.594 134.390 260.984 39.555 14.973 54.528 166.149 149.363 315.512
65 – 69 71.059 48.789 119.848 7.939 4.280 12.219 78.998 53.069 132.067 103.245 101.213 204.458 16.678 7.846 24.524 119.923 109.059 228.982
70 – 74 65.096 52.577 117.673 5.200 4.534 9.734 70.296 57.111 127.407 77.277 84.898 162.175 9.837 6.381 16.218 87.114 91.279 178.393
75 – 79 33.012 23.705 56.717 2.058 1.715 3.773 35.070 25.420 60.490 49.598 37.629 87.227 4.193 2.767 6.960 53.791 40.396 94.187
80+ 58.802 48.821 107.623 3.244 3.344 6.588 62.046 52.165 114.211 66.073 55.790 121.863 4.788 4.464 9.252 70.861 60.254 131.115
Total 6.215.793 6.094.260 12.310.053 3.264.180 1.374.155 4.638.335 9.479.973 7.468.415 16.948.388 8.287.370 8.239.970 16.527.340 4.269.870 1.881.052 6.150.922 12.557.240 10.121.022 22.678.262

Source: national censuses, given years

 

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Reference periods for each census: the nights of October 13th, 1992; September 15th, 2004; April 27th, 2010.

Implementation method: the Censuses are carried out according to de facto methodology, i.e. counting persons where they are during time of reference, be they usual residents of the place or temporary residents.

Population of reference: all individuals (nationals and non-nationals) present within the Kingdom’s borders during time of reference, be they permanent or temporary residents.

The census also includes: Saudi diplomats posted abroad (their details are provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Saudis temporarily out of the Kingdom for reasons such as treatment, business, tourism, studies…, counted with their family members residing in the Kingdom.

 

2. Institution which provides data

 

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

 

3. Data availability

 

As of May 31st, 2013, only preliminary results of 2010′ census have been published online.

Parts of censuses conducted in 1992 and 2004 are available on the website of the CDSI (http://www.cdsi.gov.sa/), in published form in PDF format.

https://www.stats.gov.sa/en/13 (English)

https://www.stats.gov.sa/ar/13 (Arabic)

For 1992 all published data is broken down by nationality (Saudi/non-Saudi). For 2004, only the data on sex and administrative regions and sub-regions of residence is broken down by nationality (Saudi/ Non-Saudi).

Date of access: May 2013.

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