Saudi Arabia

  • Key Indicators

    Summary statistics
    Region  2015: Western Asia          
    Surface area (sq. km) 2014: 2206714         
    Population 2016: 32158000
    Population Density (per sq. km) 2016: 15.0            
    Capital city: Riyadh           
    Capital city population 2015: 6370000       
    Currency: Saudi Riyal (SAR)           
     
    Economic indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014: 752460                
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014: 3.6                
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 24362.1           
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 1.9           
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 57.5              
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 40.6          
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: 4.9, 2013.  
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: 24.2, 2013.  
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: 70.9, 2013.  
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014:                5.9, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 20.0/78.9, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 139, All cities.  
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 107, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 108, 2013.  
    Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014: 135, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014: 73758  
    Exports (million US$) 2015: 201491.8         
    Imports (million US$) 2015: 163821.0        
    Balance (million US$) 2015: 37670.8           
    Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015: Asia nes (48.1), N & C Ame nes (10.5), and Europe nes (9.5)
    Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015: China (14.6), United States (13.4), and Germany (7.2)

    Source: World Statistics Pocketbook | United Nations Statistics Division

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