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Saudi Arabia Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Saudi Arabia Population is increasing
  • Saudi Arabia Population Density is increasing
  • Saudi Arabia Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Saudi Arabia Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Saudi Arabia population is expected to increase by 184478 people. Saudi Arabia contributes 0.45% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Saudi Arabia is 75.185 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Saudi Arabia owns 0.01443% of land i.e. 2149690 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 12 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Saudi Arabia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Saudi Arabia Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Saudi Arabia Population (in million) 27.42 34.7 39.48
Saudi Arabia Global Rank 45th 41st 42nd
Saudi Arabia Global Population Share 0.39% 0.44% 0.46%
Saudi Arabia Global Population Density 13.39 16.13 18.65
Saudi Arabia Global Population Density Rank 104th 106th 108th
Saudi Arabia Average Life Expectancy 73.57 75.18 76.63
Saudi Arabia Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 93rd 95th 98th
Saudi Arabia Fertility Rate 2.96 2.38 2.07
Saudi Arabia Fertility Rate Global Rank 73rd 84th 91st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Saudi Arabia population is expected to increase by 184478 people. 
  • Saudi Arabia population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Saudi Arabia will have more death than births from 2061 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Saudi Arabia Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 41st-45th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Saudi Arabia population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.85%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Saudi Arabia is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2063. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Saudi Arabia contributes 0.45% of world's total population. 

Saudi Arabia
 Population Fact

Saudi Arabia
 Total Population Trend

Saudi Arabia
 Population Growth Rate

Saudi Arabia
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 27.42 Million 45th
2020 34.7 Million 41st
2030 39.48 Million 42nd
2040 42.77 Million 45th
2050 45.05 Million 45th
2060 46.18 Million 50th
2070 46.16 Million 52nd
2080 45.69 Million 52nd
2090 45.04 Million 53rd
2100 44.02 Million 54th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 27.42 Million 2.86%
2020 34.7 Million 1.55%
2030 39.48 Million 1.14%
2040 42.77 Million 0.84%
2050 45.05 Million 0.5%
2060 46.18 Million 0.23%
2070 46.16 Million 0.1%
2080 45.69 Million 0%
2090 45.04 Million -0.11%
2100 44.02 Million -0.21%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 27.42 Million 0.39%
2020 34.7 Million 0.44%
2030 39.48 Million 0.46%
2040 42.77 Million 0.46%
2050 45.05 Million 0.46%
2060 46.18 Million 0.45%
2070 46.16 Million 0.43%
2080 45.69 Million 0.42%
2090 45.04 Million 0.4%
2100 44.02 Million 0.39%

Saudi-Arabia Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Saudi Arabia population density is 20.27 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Saudi Arabia Ranks in range of 106th-114th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Saudi Arabia. 

Saudi Arabia
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 13.39 104th
2020 16.13 106th
2030 18.65 108th
2040 20.66 110th
2050 22.28 112th
2060 23.61 114th
2070 24.49 116th
2080 24.86 118th
2090 24.71 120th
2100 24.03 122nd

Saudi-Arabia Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Saudi Arabia is 75.185 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Saudi Arabia ranks 95th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Saudi Arabia
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 73.57 93rd
2020 75.18 95th
2030 76.63 98th
2040 78.11 101st
2050 79.61 102nd
2060 81.09 102nd
2070 82.52 102nd
2080 83.88 101st
2090 85.08 101st
2100 0

Saudi-Arabia Average Fertility Rate

  • In Saudi Arabia, Women gives birth to 2.38 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Saudi Arabia rank is in range of 84th-167th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Saudi Arabia
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 2.96 73rd
2020 2.38 84th
2030 2.07 91st
2040 1.87 109th
2050 1.76 138th
2060 1.71 167th
2070 1.71 180th
2080 1.72 185th
2090 1.74 190th
2100 1.75 192nd

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Saudi Arabia population was 3121335 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.04%.Currently Saudi Arabia population is around 27425676 and by year 2030 its expected to be 39480349 .Saudi Arabia ranks 45th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Saudi Arabia in 2010 was 73.574, in 2020 its 75.185 and by 2050 it will be 79.618.As mentioned in Highlight's Saudi Arabia population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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