Saudi Arabia

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'Historic' night predicted as Mixed Martial Arts heads for Saudi Arabia

Independent (2024-02-23)

Saudi Arabia will become a 'worldwide, year-long' horseracing destination

Independent (2024-02-23)

Bar culture has arrived in Saudi Arabia, albeit without the booze

The Economist (2024-02-22)

China and Saudi Arabia looking to boost air passenger links

SCMP (2024-02-22)

Saudi Arabia: 29-year-old fitness instructor facing trial for championing women's rights

Amnesty International (2024-02-21)

Saudi Arabia's US$100 billion investment firm Alat piles into SoftBank and Dahua Technology

SCMP (2024-02-21)

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Marca (2024-02-20)

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Business

Expense 33.44 % of GDP
GDP 1,108,570,000,000.00 current US$
Inflation 2.47 annual %
Self-employed 6.78 % of total employment
Tax revenue 8.24 % of GDP
Unemployment 5.63 % of total labor force
Vulnerable employment 3.12 % of total employment


Environment

Agricultural land 1,736,370.00 km²
Alternative and nuclear energy 0.00 % of total energy use
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (CO2) 513,556.00 kt
Electricity production from coal sources 0.00 % of total
Electricity production from natural gas sources 55.80 % of total
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources 0.00 % of total
Electricity production from nuclear sources 0.00 % of total
Electricity production from oil sources 20.41 % of total
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric 0.00 % of total
Net energy imports -191.52 % of energy use
Fertility rate 2.43 births per woman
Forest area 9,770 km²
Fossil fuel energy consumption 99.93 % of total
Other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 98,710.60 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Median age 26.20 years
Methane emissions 102,631.00 kt of CO2 equivalent
Nitrous oxide emissions 8,249.20 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Female Population 15,429,586
Male Population 20,979,233
Renewable energy consumption 0.06 % of total final energy consumption
Rural land area 1,908,960.00 km²
Rural population 5,559,991
Urban land area 7,756.63 km²
Urban population 30,848,829
Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters 2.52 % of total population


Health

Birth rate 17.47 per 1,000 people
Death rate 2.86 per 1,000 people
Health expenditure per capita 1,291.13 current US$
Health expenditure 5.54 % of GDP
Hospital beds 2.24 per 1,000 people
Life expectancy at birth 77 years
Suicide mortality rate 6.00 per 100,000 population


Other

Access to electricity 100.00 % of population
Individuals using the Internet 100.00 % of population
Net migration -153,883
Press freedom 1.19


Politics

Armed forces personnel 282,000
Democracy score 1.93
Democracy type Authoritarian
Military expenditure 7.42 % of GDP
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments 19.87 %


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Coordinates: [25°0′N, 45°0′N]
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Source

SIPRI, World Bank

Updated: 23 days ago

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