Saudi Arabia population 34,118,485 (live)

The population of Saudi Arabia is expected to grow by 616,000 in 2018 and reach 34,141,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 118,000 people yearly. On average there are 626,816 births and 122,163 deaths in Saudi Arabia per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.50 percent per year. The population density of Saudi Arabia has changed from 4.5 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2016.

Current population 34,118,485 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 30.6 years
Life expectancy 75.1 years
Population density 15.6 per km2
Population of Saudi Arabia from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 33,554,000 616,000 (1.8%) 118,000 30.6 2.46 16 28,094,000 (83.7%)
2017 32,938,000 662,313 (2.0%) 118,000 30.3 2.50 15 27,513,000 (83.5%)
2016 32,275,687 718,543 (2.2%) 118,000 29.9 2.54 15 26,895,653 (83.3%)
2015 31,557,144 780,422 (2.5%) 118,000 29.6 2.58 15 26,233,454 (83.1%)
2010 27,425,676 764,184 (2.8%) 318,000 27.2 2.96 13 22,512,092 (82.1%)
2005 23,905,654 676,764 (2.8%) 199,000 25.6 3.42 11 19,358,560 (81.0%)
2000 20,764,312 469,906 (2.3%) 146,000 24.2 3.97 10 16,579,888 (79.8%)
1995 18,735,841 424,751 (2.3%) -70,000 23.2 4.98 9 14,739,486 (78.7%)
1990 16,326,815 570,871 (3.5%) -22,000 22.4 5.91 8 12,503,565 (76.6%)
1985 13,189,115 704,148 (5.3%) 146,000 22.5 6.65 6 9,581,496 (72.6%)
1980 9,740,599 560,978 (5.8%) 278,325 22.6 7.21 5 6,415,159 (65.9%)
1975 7,428,703 369,369 (5.0%) 164,267 22.6 7.31 3 4,334,574 (58.3%)
1970 5,836,389 236,761 (4.1%) 98,375 22.7 7.28 3 2,840,512 (48.7%)
1965 4,843,635 166,231 (3.4%) 37,401 23.0 7.26 2 1,877,829 (38.8%)
1960 4,086,539 132,340 (3.1%) 25,198 23.4 7.22 2 1,277,043 (31.3%)

In 2017 the population of Saudi Arabia was 32,938,000 and the average age increased from 23.4 in 1960 to 30.3. Urban population has increased from 16,579,888 (79.8%) in 2000 to 28,094,000 (83.7%) in the current year. The population density of Saudi Arabia has changed from 4.5 in 1980 to 15.0 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 34,710,000 569,000 (1.6%) 60,000 31.4 2.38 16 29,195,000 (84.1%)
2025 37,290,000 481,000 (1.3%) 60,000 32.8 2.21 17 31,707,000 (85.0%)
2030 39,480,000 409,000 (1.0%) 60,000 34.3 2.08 18 33,906,000 (85.9%)
2035 41,317,000 336,000 (0.8%) 40,000 36.0 1.97 19 35,807,000 (86.7%)
2040 42,778,000 272,000 (0.6%) 40,000 37.6 1.88 20 37,382,000 (87.4%)
2045 44,027,000 234,000 (0.5%) 40,000 39.0 1.81 21 38,778,000 (88.1%)
2050 45,056,000 184,000 (0.4%) 40,000 40.2 1.76 21 39,982,000 (88.7%)

Total Saudi Arabia population should reach 34,710,000 by 2020 and should increase to 45,056,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 79.8 (78.4 years for male and 81.3 years for females). Population density will go up to 21.0 people per square kilometer.

Saudi Arabia demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.87% (662,313 residents, including 115,340 deaths). The demographics of Saudi Arabia constitutes of 14,342,000 women and 19,212,000 men, which means there are 1,340 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 31.7% of population (10,629,907) is 19 or younger, 64.9% of population (21,766,480) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.5% of population (1,157,613) is over 65.

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