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Saudi Arabia

 

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 Saudi Arabia
All information: Saudi Arabia
 
 United States
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Area:2,149,690 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:34,269,000 328,240,000
Official language:Arabic English

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Government

Government form:Absolute monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1932 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Riyadh Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:15.9 33.4
Life expectancy males:73.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:76.6 years 81.1 years
Average age:27.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:17.80 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:3.47 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:4.70 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:56 74
Civil rights:43 83
Health:63 74
Climate:59 64
Cost of Living:69 38
Popularity:53 85


Economy

Currency:Saudi Rial (1 SAR = 20 Qirshes = 100 Hallalas) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.9 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:-2.09 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:73.60 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:15.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:20,402 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:53 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:708,322 Mio €20.67 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:699,082 Mio €20.40 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:255,268 M €7.45 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:187,543 M €5.47 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:221,372 km6.46 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:5,410 km0.16 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Harbours:3740.011 3,6730.011
Airports:2140.006 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:296.20 bn kWh8.64 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:324.10 bn kWh9.46 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:563.45 m t16,442.18 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+966 +1
Internet domain:.sa .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:5,377,978157 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:41,298,6291,205 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:145,9414 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:32,803,458957 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.70 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.39 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:15.8 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:90.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:16.6 % 25.1 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:32.7 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:18.9 °C 7.3 °C
Relative humidity:42 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:11 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:12 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.8 7.2


Native languages

Arabic:95.0 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:5.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Islam:99.0 % 1.1 %
Christianity:n/a 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:0.1 % 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.9 % 15.3 %