Key Indicators
Health Indicators for the Year of 1436 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 1436H:
 
 
Demographic Indicators
Indicator
Total Area Km2
2٫000٫000​
                                                              Population
Estimated Population  by 1000
31٫521​
Saudi / Total population %.
67​
Non-Saudi / Total population %.
33​
Annual growth rate (%) (Total)
1.87​
Children <5years (%)
10.06​
Children <15years (%)
29.12​
Population 65+ years (%)
2.93​
Vital Statistics
Crude Birth Rate/ 1000 population
21
Crude Death Rate/1000 population
3.9
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)
Males
73.1
Females
75.7
Total
74.3
Total Fertility Rate
2.69
Neonatal Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
5
Infant Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
7.4
Under 5 years Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
8.6
Maternal Mortality Ratio/ 100٫000 live birth
12
Economic Indicators
GDP per Capita (by $)
20723
MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget)
7.25
Health Resources
Total Hospital in KSA
462
MOH Hospitals
274
CBAHI Accredited MOH Hospitals
57
Other Governmental Hospitals
43
Private Hospitals
145
CBAHI Accredited private Hospitals
47
MOH Hospital Beds
41٫297
 Other Governmental Hospital Beds
11٫449
Private Hospital Beds
16٫648
Total Beds (KSA)
69٫394
No. of PHCCs
2٫282
No. of Private Polyclinics
2٫670
Private Clinics
77
First Aid Centers (Red Crescent)
379
First Aid Ambulances  (Red Crescent)
1٫324
​ Colleges of Medicine,  Dentistry & pharmacy
Governmental
Colleges of Medicine
26
Colleges of Dentistry
17
Colleges of Pharmacy
21
Private
Colleges of Medicine
7
Colleges of Dentistry
8
Colleges of Pharmacy
7
Rates per 10٫000 population
Physicians including Dentists  (KSA)
27.5
Dentists  (KSA)
4.3
Pharmacists  (KSA)
7.5
Nurses including Midwives  (KSA)
54.7
Allied Health Personnel  (KSA)
32.3
Primary Health Centers (MOH)
0.7
MOH Hospital Beds
13.1
Governmental Hospital Beds
3.6
Private Hospital Beds
5.3
Total Hospital Beds, KSA
22
Rates per 10,000 Population (MOH)
Physicians including Dentists
13.1
Dentists
1.13
Pharmacists
1.01
Nurses including Midwives
30.26
Allied Health Personnel
17.47
Health Manpower
Ministry of Health
Physicians including Dentists
41٫240
Dentists
3٫564
Pharmacists
3٫184
Nurses including Midwives
95٫379
Allied Health Personnel
55٫080
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Outside)
1٫358
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Inside)
7٫357
No. Enrolled in Training Programs
171٫829
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
16٫419
Dentists
1٫284
Pharmacists
2٫132
Nurses including Midwives
35٫119
Allied Health Personnel
27٫647
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
29٫097
Dentists
8٫654
Pharmacists
18٫308
Nurses including Midwives
41٫985
Allied Health Personnel
19٫046
Total Health Manpower in KSA
Physicians including Dentists
86٫756
Dentists
13٫502
Pharmacists
23٫624
Nurses including Midwives
172٫483
Allied Health Personnel
101٫773
Percentage of Saudi in Different Health Sectors
Ministry of Health
%
Physicians including Dentists
32.6
Nurses including Midwives
60.1
Pharmacists
91.8
Allied Health Personnel
93.6
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
50.3
Nurses including Midwives
18.2
Pharmacists
63.6
Allied Health Personnel
68.7
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
2.9
Nurses including Midwives
5.4
Pharmacists
3.7
Allied Health Personnel
26.6
Total Health Manpower
Physicians including Dentists
26
Nurses including Midwives
38.3
Pharmacists
21
Allied Health Personnel
74.3
Health Activities
Ministry of Health
HCCs  Visits (in million)
49.6
OPD Visits (in Million)
16.5
ER Visits (in Million)
21.2
Inpatients  (in Million)
1.7
Surgical Operations
474٫042
No. of Day Surgery
224٫608
No. of Deliveries
247٫085
Renal Dialysis Centers
146
Renal Dialysis Units
3٫557
No. of Hemodialysis patients
10٫144
No. of Peritoneal Dialysis patients
651
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
151
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
6.4
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment inside KSA
62٫233
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment Abroad
3٫858
No. of beneficiaries of home care since the founding of the program
60٫938
Total Health Activities in KSA
HCCs & OPD Visits (in million)
139
Inpatients (in Million)
3.3
Surgical Operations
1٫120٫093
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
325
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
20
Average No. of Visits/Person/Year
4.4
Average No. of Admissions/100 Persons/Year
10.6
Other Health Indicators
Low Birth Rate %
8.4
Immunization Coverage %
Hexa. Vaccine*
98.3
Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)  
98.3
 BCG Vaccine              
98.2
MMR Vaccine**
97.6
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)
98
* Includes Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hib & Hepatitis B, inactivated polio
** Includes Measles, Mumps & Rubella
Incidence Rate /100٫000 Population
Poliomyelitis
0
Whooping Cough
0.035
Measles
0.69
Pulmonary TB
7.95
Neonatal tetanus/1000 Live Birth
0.002
The Reported Common causes of Deaths by MOH Hospitals by ICD. 10 Diseases Groups 2014
%
Diseases of the Circulatory System
28.55
Injury ,poisoning and Ext. Causes
17.69
Certain Conditions in the Perinatal period
11.67
Diseases of the Respiratory  System
7.50
Neoplasms
7.33
Diseases of Genitourinary system
5.53
Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
5.35
Congenital Malformations & Deformations
4.57
Endocrine, Nutritional & Metabolic Disorders
4.19
Diseases of the Digestive System
3.79
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