Key Indicators
Health Indicators for the Year of 1437 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 1437H:
 
 
Demographic Indicators
Indicator
Total Area Km2
2٫000٫000​
                                                                              Population
Estimated Population  by 1000
 
Saudi / Total population %.
 
Non-Saudi / Total population %.
 
Annual growth rate (%) (Total)
 
Children <5years (%)
 
Children <15years (%)
 
Population 65+ years (%)
 
Vital Statistics
Crude Birth Rate/ 1000 population
17.23​
Crude Death Rate/1000 population
2.9​
Life Expectancy at Birth (years)
Males
73.5​
Females
76.1​
Total
74.8​
Total Fertility Rate
2.4​
Neonatal Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
2.74​
Infant Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
4.82​
Under 5 years Mortality Rate/1000 live birth
8.05​
Maternal Mortality Ratio/ 100٫000 live birth
12​
Economic Indicators
GDP per Capita (by $)
20122​
MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget)
7.01​
Health Resources
Total Hospital in KSA
470​
MOH Hospitals
274​
CBAHI Accredited MOH Hospitals
60​
Other Governmental Hospitals
44​
Private Hospitals
152​
CBAHI Accredited private Hospitals
60​
MOH Hospital Beds
41٫835​
Other Governmental Hospital Beds
11٫581​
Private Hospital Beds
17٫428​
Total Beds (KSA)
70٫844​
No. of PHCCs
2٫325​
No. of Private Polyclinics
2٫754​
Private Clinics
65​
First Aid Centers (Red Crescent)
387​
First Aid Ambulances  (Red Crescent)
1٫352​
Colleges of Medicine,  Dentistry & pharmacy
Governmental
Colleges of Medicine
30​
Colleges of Dentistry
20​
Colleges of Pharmacy
21​
Private
Colleges of Medicine
6​
Colleges of Dentistry
6​
Colleges of Pharmacy
7​
Rates per 10٫000 population
Physicians including Dentists  (KSA)
28.3​
Dentists  (KSA)
4.4​
Pharmacists  (KSA)
7.9​
Nurses including Midwives  (KSA)
57.0​
Allied Health Personnel  (KSA)
33.8​
Primary Health Centers (MOH)
0.7​
MOH Hospital Beds
13.2​
Governmental Hospital Beds
3.6​
Private Hospital Beds
5.5​
Total Hospital Beds, KSA
22.3​
Rates per 10,000 Population (MOH)
Physicians including Dentists
13.5​
Dentists
1.13​
Pharmacists
1.1​
Nurses including Midwives
31.9​
Allied Health Personnel
18.1​
Health Manpower
Ministry of Health
Physicians including Dentists
42٫768​
Dentists
3٫588​
Pharmacists
3٫525​
Nurses including Midwives
101٫256​
Allied Health Personnel
57٫474​
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Outside)
1٫373​
No. Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Inside)
7٫870​
No. Enrolled in Training Programs
260٫405​
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
17٫206​
Dentists
1٫327​
Pharmacists ​
2٫285​
Nurses including Midwives
36٫927​
Allied Health Personnel
29٫871​
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
29٫701​
Dentists
9٫020​
Pharmacists
19٫309​
Nurses including Midwives
42٫638​
Allied Health Personnel
19٫978​
Total Health Manpower in KSA
Physicians including Dentists
89٫675​
Dentists
13٫935​
Pharmacists
25٫119​
Nurses including Midwives
180٫821​
Allied Health Personnel
107٫323​
Percentage of Saudi in Different Health Sectors
Ministry of Health
Physicians including Dentists
33.4​
Nurses including Midwives
57.6​
Pharmacists
91.5​
Allied Health Personnel
93.2​
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians including Dentists
50.5​
Nurses including Midwives
14.9​
Pharmacists
65.1​
Allied Health Personnel
70.0​
Private Sector
Physicians including Dentists
3.3​
Nurses including Midwives
5.3​
Pharmacists
4.2​
Allied Health Personnel
26.9​
Total Health Manpower
Physicians including Dentists
26.7​
Nurses including Midwives
36.5​
Pharmacists
22.0​
Allied Health Personnel
74.4​
Health Activities
Ministry of Health
HCCs  Visits (in million)
49.8​
OPD Visits (in Million)
14.5​
ER Visits (in Million)
19.4​
Inpatients  (in Million) (2015G)
1.7​
Surgical Operations
448٫453​
No. of Day Surgeries
258٫432​
No. of Deliveries
259٫180​
Renal Dialysis Centers
165​
No. of Hemodialysis patients
10٫083​
No. of Peritoneal Dialysis patients
588​
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
145​
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
6.8​
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment inside KSA
70٫137​
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment Abroad
1٫721​
No. of beneficiaries of home care since the founding of the program
71٫920​
Total Health Activities in KSA
HCCs & OPD Visits (in million)
138​
Inpatients (in Million)
3.5​
Surgical Operations
1٫093٫240​
Lab. Investigations (in Million)
319​
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)
19​
Average No. of Visits/Person/Year
4.4​
Average No. of Admissions/100 Persons/Year
10.8​
Other Health Indicators
Low Birth Rate %
8.96​
Immunization Coverage %
Hexa. Vaccine*
98.5​
Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)  
98.5​
 BCG Vaccine              
98.5​
MMR Vaccine**
98​
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)
98.7​
* Includes Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hib & Hepatitis B, inactivated polio
** Includes Measles, Mumps & Rubella
Incidence Rate /100٫000 Population
Poliomyelitis
0​
Whooping Cough
0.022​
Measles
0.39​
Pulmonary TB
6.82​
Neonatal tetanus/1000 Live Birth
0.009​
The Reported Common causes of Deaths by MOH Hospitals by ICD. 10 Diseases Groups 2014
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
17.8​
Diseases of the circulatory system
16.4​
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
6.9​
Diseases of the respiratory system
4.3​
Neoplasms
4.2​
Diseases of the genitourinary system
3.2​
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
3.1​
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
2.7​
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
2.4​
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
34.8​

 

 

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