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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Labor force Stats

Definitions

  • By occupation: Component parts of the labor force by occupation.
  • By occupation > Agriculture: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Industry: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • By occupation > Services: This entry lists the percentage distribution of the labor force by occupation. The distribution will total less than 100 percent if the data are incomplete.
  • Female > % of total labor force: Female labor force as a percentage of the total show the extent to which women are active in the labor force. Labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population.
  • Note: This entry contains the total labor force figure.
  • Per capita: The total labor force figure Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total: Total labor force comprises people ages 15 and older who meet the International Labour Organisation definition of the economically active population: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes both the employed and the unemployed. While national practices vary in the treatment of such groups as the armed forces and seasonal or part-time workers, in general the labor force includes the armed forces, the unemployed, and first-time job-seekers, but excludes homemakers and other unpaid caregivers and workers in the informal sector."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
A note 35% of the population in the 15-64 age group is non-national (July 1998 est.) 2003
By occupation agriculture 12%, industry 25%, services 63% 1999
By occupation > Agriculture 6.7% 2005 29th out of 48
By occupation > Industry 21.4% 2005 26th out of 44
By occupation > Services 71.9% 2005 9th out of 43
Female > % of total labor force 16.32% 2008 172nd out of 175
Note more than 35% of the population in the 15-64 age group is non-national (2006 est.) 2011
Per capita 270.37 per 1,000 people 2010 62nd out of 62
Total 9.09 million 2008 48th out of 175

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, December 2003; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; International Labour Organisation, using World Bank population estimates.

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