Key Health Indicators
2018 Health Indicators

​​​The Health Indicators Bulletin covers a myriad of health-related demographic and economic indicators that highlight the paramount progress achieved by the Kingdom at all health levels. It also states accurate numbers and percentages of hospitals and other health facilities established over the past years. Moreover, it provides accurate statistics on physicians and their specialties, as well as an estimate of the population.

Following are the 2018 Health Indicators:  

Health Indicators​​2018









​​​​​​​​​​​​Demographic Indicators​​














Total Area (Km2)2٫000٫000
​Population
Estimated Population  by (1000)33,414
Saudi/ Total population (%)62.0
Non Saudi/ Total population (%)38.0
Annual growth rate for total population (%)2.43
Children <5years (%)8.3
Children <15years (%)24.6
Population  65+ years (%)3.2
Low Birth Rate (%)8.5
​Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)
Males73.7
Females76.4
Total75.0






​​​​​Vital Statistics​

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Crude Birth Rate/ 1000 population
14.3
Crude Death Rate/1000 population2.4
Neonatal Mortality Rate/1000 live birth3.6
Infant Mortality Rate/1000 live birth6.0
Under 5 years Mortality Rate/1000 live birth8.5
Maternal Mortality Ratio/ 100٫000 live birth11.9
Total Fertility Rate1.9

Economic Indicators
GDP per Capita (by $)23,418
Adjusted MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget)9.2














​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Health Resources





















Total Hospital in KSA 494
MOH Hospitals284
CBAHI Accredited MOH Hospitals 50
Other Governmental Hospitals 47
CBAHI Accredited Other Governmental Hospitals21
Private Hospitals163
CBAHI Accredited private Hospitals72
MOH Hospital Beds43,680
Other Governmental Hospital Beds12,662
Private Hospital Beds18,883
Total Beds (KSA)75,225
PHCs (MOH)2,390
Cardiology Centers (MOH)11
Oncology Centers (MOH)4
Dental Centers (MOH)42
Diabetes Centers (MOH)39
Renal Dialysis Centers and Units204
Private Polyclinics2,922
Private Clinics63
First Aid Centers (Red Crescent)439
First Aid Ambulances  (Red Crescent)1,153



​​​​​​Colleges of Medicine,  Dentistry & pharmacy 

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Governmental
Colleges of Medicine30
Colleges of Dentistry20
Colleges of Pharmacy21
Private
Colleges of Medicine9
Colleges of Dentistry8
Colleges of Pharmacy6







​​​​​​​​​Rates of  Health Resources per 10٫000 population​

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Physicians and Dentists  (KSA)31.4
Physicians  (KSA) 26.4
Dentists  (KSA)5.0
Nurses including Midwives  (KSA)55.2
Pharmacists  (KSA)8.7
Allied Health Personnel  (KSA)37.2
Primary Health Care Centers (MOH)0.7
MOH Hospital Beds13.1
Governmental Hospital Beds3.8
Private Hospital Beds5.6
Total Hospital Beds (KSA)22.5



​​​​Rates of Manpower per 10,000 Population


​ ​ ​ ​
Physicians and Dentists14.9
Physicians13.7
Dentists1.2
Nurses including Midwives31.6
Pharmacists1.2
Allied Health Personnel20.8

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No. of Health Manpower​

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​
​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​
Ministry of Health
Physicians and Dentists49,708
Physicians45,571
Dentists4,137
Nurses including Midwives105,473
Pharmacists4,006
Allied Health Personnel69,530
Physicians Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Outside)1,397
Enrolled in Training Programs248,175
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians and Dentists19,586
Physicians18,155
Dentists1,431
Nurses including Midwives35,697
Pharmacists2,652
Allied Health Personnel30,857
Private Sector
Physicians and Dentists35,481
Physicians24,297
Dentists11,184
Nurses including Midwives43,395
Pharmacists22,467
Allied Health Personnel23,925
Total Health Manpower in KSA
Physicians and Dentists104,775
Physicians88,023
Dentists16,752
Nurses including Midwives184,565
Pharmacists29,125
Allied Health Personnel124,312
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Percentage of Saudi in Health Sectors (%)











 ​ ​ ​​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Ministry of Health % ​
Physicians and Dentists40.7
Physicians36.7
Dentists85.7
Nurses including Midwives59.4
Pharmacists93.4
Allied Health Personnel94.2
Other Governmental Sector
Physicians and Dentists53.3
Physicians51.3
Dentists78.8
Nurses including Midwives16.6
Pharmacists71.9
Allied Health Personnel76.6
Private Sector
Physicians and Dentists10.4
Physicians8.1
Dentists15.5
Nurses including Midwives4.9
Pharmacists6.4
Allied Health Personnel32.6
Total Health Manpower (KSA)
Physicians and Dentists32.8
Physicians31.8
Dentists38.2
Nurses including Midwives38.3
Pharmacists24.3
Allied Health Personnel78.0













​​​​​​​​Health Activities in MOH​
​​
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
PHCCs  Visits (in million)51.9
OPD Visits (in Million)12.9
ER Visits (in Million)19.3
Inpatients  (in Million)1.4
Surgical Interventions  (in Million)0.5
No. of Day Surgery111,796
No. of Deliveries265,318
Lab. Investigations (in Million)172
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)7.8
Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment Abroad2,153

​​​​​Total Health Activities in KSA​

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
PHCCs & OPD Visits (in million)151
Inpatients (in Million)3.6
Surgical Interventions (in Million)1.3
Lab. Investigations (in Million)363
Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)21.3
Average No. of Visits/Person/Year4.5
Average No. of Admissions/100 Persons/Year10.8








​​​​​​​​​​ Public Health

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Basic Immunization Coverage (%)
Hexa. Vaccine (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hib, Hepatitis B, inactivated polio)96.0
Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)  98.0
BCG Vaccine98.0
MMR Vaccine ( Measles, Mumps & Rubella)96.0
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)98.0
Incidence Rate /100٫000 Population
Poliomyelitis0.00
Whooping Cough0.03
Measles3.50
Pulmonary TB7.49
Neonatal Tetanus/1000 Live Birth0.00

 

 




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