Key Indicators
Health Indicators for the Year of 1434 H.
The health indicators, whether the demographic or economic ones, cover many of the points that describe the highest level of development witnessed in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia with regard to the health domain at all levels. The health indicators also shed light on the exact figures and percentages of achievements with regard to hospitals and health facilities. Besides, such indicators show the number of physicians whatever their specialties and indicate the estimated number of population. The following is a review of the most important indicators in 1434H:
 
 
Demographic Indicators
Indicator
Total Area Km2
2٫000٫000​
                                                                             Population
Estimated Population  by 1000
29,994
Saudi / Total population %.
68
Non-Saudi / Total population %.
32
Annual growth rate (%)
2.7
Children <5years (%)
10.8
Children <15years (%)
30.8
Population 65+ years (%)
3
% of  females (15-49 years)/ total females
55.8
 % of total Saudi females out of total Saudi population
49.8
Vital Statistics
Crude Birth Rate/ 1000 population
22
Crude Death Rate/1000 population
3.8
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)
Males
72.9
Females
75.4
Total
75
Total Fertility Rate
2.81
Neonatal Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
5
Infant Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
8
Under 5 years Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
9
Maternal Mortality Ratio/ 100,000 live birth
14
Economic Indicators
GDP per Capita (by $)
24914
MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget)
6.6
Health Resources
Total Hospital in KSA
445
MOH Hospitals
268
CBAHI Accredited MOH Hospitals
53
Other Governmental Hospitals
41
Private Hospitals
136
CBAHI Accredited private Hospitals
32
MOH Hospital Beds
38970
 Other Governmental Hospital Beds
11497
Private Hospital Beds
14310
Total Beds (KSA)
64777
No. of PHCCs
2259
No. of Private Polyclinic
2249
Private Clinics
192
First Aid Centers (Red Crescent)
328
First Aid Ambulances  (Red Crescent)
1058
 Colleges of Medicine,  Dentistry & pharmacy
Governmental
Colleges of Medicine
27
Colleges of Dentistry
18
Colleges of Pharmacy
20
Private
Colleges of Medicine
6
Colleges of Dentistry
8
Colleges of Pharmacy
7
Rates per 10,000 population
Physicians including Dentists  (KSA)
26.8
Dentists  (KSA)
4.2
Pharmacists  (KSA)
7.3
Nurses including Midwives  (KSA)
51.5
Allied Health Personnel  (KSA)
30.6
Primary Health Centers (MOH)
0.75
MOH Hospital Beds
13
Governmental Hospital Beds
3.8
Private Hospital Beds
4.8
Total Hospital Beds, KSA
21.6
Rates per 10,000 Population (MOH)
Physicians including Dentists
12.6
Dentists
1.09
Pharmacists
0.8
Nurses including Midwives
28
Allied Health Personnel
16.9
Health Manpower
Ministry of Health
Physicians including Dentists
37895
Dentists
3264
Pharmacists
2381
Nurses including Midwives
83862
Allied Health Personnel
50743
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Outside)
1189
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Inside)
3892
No. Enrolled in Training Programs
146414
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
13577
Dentists
1104
Pharmacists
1860
Nurses including Midwives
29969
Allied Health Personnel
22641
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
29003
Dentists
8277
Pharmacists
17525
Nurses including Midwives
40737
Allied Health Personnel
18397
Total Health Manpower in KSA
Physicians including Dentists
80475
Dentists
12645
Pharmacists
21766
Nurses including Midwives
154568
Allied Health Personnel
91781
Percentage of Saudi in Different Health Sectors
Ministry of Health
%
Physicians including Dentists
27.8
Nurses including Midwives
57.8
Pharmacists
90.3
Allied Health Personnel
89.1
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
50.1
Nurses including Midwives
13.2
Pharmacists
61.0
Allied Health Personnel
64.4
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
2.2
Nurses including Midwives
3.9
Pharmacists
3.2
Allied Health Personnel
22.3
Total Health Manpower
Physicians including Dentists
22.4
Nurses including Midwives
35.0
Pharmacists
17.7
Allied Health Personnel
69.6
Health Activities
Ministry of Health
HCCs  Visits (in million)
53.2
OPD Visits (in Million)
11.4
ER Visits (in Million)
21.5
Inpatients
1,701,122
Surgical Operations
462,360
No. of Day Surgery
65,954
No. of Deliveries
262,173
Renal Dialysis Centers
120
Renal Dialysis Units
3,560
No. of Hemodialysis patients
8,833
No. of Peritoneal Dialysis patients
616
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
157
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
6.7
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment inside KSA
49913
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment Abroad
2980
No. of beneficiaries of home care since the founding of the program
33713
Total Health Activities in KSA
HCCs & OPD Visits (in million)
134.2
Inpatients
3,137,475
Surgical Operations
1,013,135
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
308
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
17.4
Average No. of Visits/Person/Year
4.6
Average No. of Admissions/100 Persons/Year
11.6
Health Indicators
Low Birth Rate %
9.1
Immunization Coverage %
Hexa. Vaccine*
97.7
Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)  
97.7
 BCG Vaccine              
98.8
MMR Vaccine**
97.9
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)
97.7
* Includes Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hib & Hepatitis B, inactivated polio
 
* Includes Measles, Mumps & Rubella
 
Incidence Rate /100,000 Population
Poliomyelitis
0
Whooping Cough
0
Measles
0.84
Pulmonary TB
8.16
Neonatal tetanus/1000 Live Birth
0.02
The Reported Common causes of Deaths by MOH Hospitals by ICD. 10 Diseases Groups 2012
%
Diseases of the Circulatory System
29.8
Injury ,poisoning and Ext. Causes
21.2
Certain Conditions in the Perinatal period
10.6
Neoplasms
7.4
Diseases of the Respiratory  System
6.3
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
5.4
Diseases of Genitourinary system
5.2
Congenital Malformations & Deformations
3.8
Endocrine, Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders
3.5
Diseases of the Digestive System
3.3
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