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Population of Saudi Arabia 2022

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in Western Asia. Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East and the second-largest country in the Arab world. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Saudi Arabia in 2021 is 3,52,13,871 (35.2 million or 3.52 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Saudi Arabia Population 2022

Saudi Arabia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.59%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  35,844,913 (35.8 million)* equivalent to 0.45 % of the total world population. 

The total Land Area of Saudi Arabia is 2,149,690 sq. km  (830,000 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Saudi Arabia is 16 per Km2 (42 people per mi2)

Population of  Saudi Arabia in 2022 – 35.8 million or 3.58 Crores (Approx)
Saudi Arabia2022 Population
Total Population35,844,913 ( 35.8 million or 3.58 Crore)
Global Rank41
Share of World Pop.0.45%
Land Area 2,149,690 sq. km  (830,000 sq. mi)
Area Rank12
Pop. Density16 people/sq. km
Capital CityRiyadh

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

Saudi Arabia Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Saudi Arabia
2.34
Infant mortality rate ** in Saudi Arabia
5.3
Median Age in Saudi Arabia
31.8 years
Life Expectancy in Saudi Arabia
75.69 years
Urban Population of Saudi Arabia
84.0 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. 

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Saudi Arabia

Religion in Saudi Arabia

  • Islam – 100%
  • Others – <1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Saudi Arabia by Population

 

#CityRegionPopulation
1RiyadhRiyadh65,06,700
2JeddahMakkah39,76,400
3MeccaMakkah19,19,900
4MedinaMadinah12,71,800
5HofufAsh-Sharqiyyah11,36,900
6Ta’ifMakkah11,09,800
7DammamAsh-Sharqiyyah9,75,800
8BuraidahAl-Qassim6,58,600
9KhobarAsh-Sharqiyyah6,26,200
10TabukTabuk6,09,000
11QatifAsh-Sharqiyyah5,59,300
12Khamis Mushait‘Asir5,49,000
13Ha’ilHa’il4,41,900
14Hafar Al-BatinAsh-Sharqiyyah4,16,800
15JubailAsh-Sharqiyyah4,11,700
16KharjRiyadh4,04,100
17Abha‘Asir3,92,500
18NajranNajran3,52,900
19YanbuAl Madinah3,20,800
20Al QunfudhahMakkah3,04,400

 

Indian Population in Saudi Arabia 2022

Indians make around 10 – 13 % of the Saudi Arabia population and are the largest community of expatriates in Saudi Arabia. The population of Indians in Saudi Arabia as of 2022 is 28 – 30 Lakhs

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