Saudi Arabia: Employment

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 Saudi Arabia

Employment, million people

 Latest value 15.89
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q2 2016 - Q4 2023
 Average 13.63
 Min - Max 11.69 - 15.89
 Source General Authority for Statistics of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from Q2 2016 to Q4 2023. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 13.63 million employed people with a minimum of 11.69 million employed people in Q2 2016 and a maximum of 15.89 million employed people in Q4 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Saudi Arabia - Employment - recent values

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Saudi Arabia - Employment - historical chart - 2016-2023
Measure: million employed people
Source: General Authority for Statistics of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 15.91 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.59 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 19.49 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 2.41 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 15.61 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 61.60 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 18.87 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 34.51 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 79.92 2023 percent
 Self-employment 6.45 2022 percent
 Employment 15.82 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 5.12 Q3/2023 percent
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