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University students by nationality (Saudi/ non-Saudi) and sex (2006-2007 to 2011-2012)

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University    Saudis     non-Saudis     TOTAL  
Year males females total males females total males females total
2006-2007 401.024 472.181 873.205 14.584 14.407 28.991 415.608 486.588 902.196
2007-2008 440.112 505.063 945.175 15.684 9.639 25.323 455.796 514.702 970.498
2008-2009 469.069 535.064 1.004.133 16.712 9.779 26.491 485.781 544.843 1.030.624
2009-2010 573.187 593.214 1.166.401 21.442 13.356 34.798 594.629 606.570 1.201.199
2010-2011 656.484 647.667 1.304.151 26.387 19.650 46.037 682.871 667.317 1.350.188
2011-2012 780.783 728.327 1.509.110 37.280 25.833 63.113 818.063 754.160 1.572.223

Source: Ministry of Higher Education

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

The table refers to all the students at a given level, i.e. the “new entrants” (mustajiddoûn) and the “previously enrolled” (muqayydoûn)

 

Institution which provides data

 

Saudi Ministry of Higher Education.

 

Data availability

 

MoHE yearly compilation of statistical data tables back to 1980, are available on the website of the Ministry of Higher Education (Arabic website), in Excel and in html format.

http://www.mohe.gov.sa/ar/Ministry/Deputy-Ministry-for-Planning-and-Information-affairs/HESC/Ehsaat/Pages/default.aspx

Date of access: June 5th, 2013.

 

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