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Working age population by nationality (Saudi/Non-Saudi), sex and age groups (2013)

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year         2013        
Citizenship   Saudis     Non-Saudis     TOTAL  
Age Groups Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total
15 – 19 1.062.242 1.029.893 2.092.135 234.597 185.946 420.543 1.296.839 1.215.839 2.512.678
20 – 24 992.886 977.074 1.969.960 243.746 166.500 410.246 1.236.632 1.143.574 2.380.206
25 – 29 889.545 882.469 1.772.014 490.221 234.040 724.261 1.379.766 1.116.509 2.496.275
30 – 34 780.116 770.253 1.550.369 978.772 369.661 1.348.433 1.758.888 1.139.914 2.898.802
35 – 39 666.963 658.879 1.325.842 1.209.446 443.723 1.653.169 1.876.409 1.102.602 2.979.011
40 – 44 547.506 547.066 1.094.572 959.593 306.500 1.266.093 1.507.099 853.566 2.360.665
45 – 49 451.189 443.700 894.889 706.608 117.178 823.786 1.157.797 560.878 1.718.675
50 – 54 356.681 344.855 701.536 443.535 63.309 506.844 800.216 408.164 1.208.380
55 – 59 271.860 265.119 536.979 255.136 43.242 298.378 526.996 308.361 835.357
Total 6.018.988 5.919.308 11.938.296 5.521.654 1.930.099 7.451.753 11.540.642 7.849.407 19.390.049

source: Labour Force Survey 2013 (Round 1).

 

 

ANNEXED NOTE

 

1. Technical Notes and Definitions

 

Sampling frame of LFS 2013 Round 1: Population Census 2010 (final results not released as of September 2013).

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.

 

Working age population: the population aged 15 to 60 (retirement age for Saudis), even though (as of mid-2013) there is no maximum working age on foreign nationals.

 

 

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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