Key Health Indicators
2019 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. Also, It 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 2019 Health Indicators:  

Health Indicators​ ​

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Demographic Indicators​

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Total Area (Km2)

2٫000٫000​

                                         Population

Estimated Population  by (1000)

34,218

Saudi/ Total population (%)

62.0

Non Saudi/ Total population (%)

38.0​

Annual growth rate for total population (%)

2.4

Children <5years (%)

8.3

Children <15years (%)

24.5

Population  65+ years (%)

3.2

Low Birth Rate (%)

7.8

Life Expectancy at Birth (years)

Males

73.7

Females

76.4

Total

75.0


 


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Vital Statistics​​


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Crude Birth Rate/ 1000 population

14.3

Crude Death Rate/1000 population

2.4

Neonatal Mortality Rate/1000 live birth

3.6

Infant Mortality Rate/1000 live birth

6.0

Under 5 years Mortality Rate/1000 live birth

8.5

Maternal Mortality Ratio/ 100٫000 live birth

11.9

Total Fertility Rate

1.9


Economic Indicators​


GDP per Capita (by $)

23,148

Adjusted MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget)

8.4


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



Health Resources​
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Total Hospital in KSA

498​

MOH Hospitals

286​

CBAHI Accredited MOH Hospitals

80

Other Governmental Hospitals

48

CBAHI Accredited Other Governmental Hospitals

32​

Private Hospitals

164

CBAHI Accredited private Hospitals

112

MOH Hospital Beds

44,665

 Other Governmental Hospital Beds

13,177

Private Hospital Beds

19,146

Total Beds (KSA)

76,988

PHCs (MOH)

2,261

Cardiology Centers (MOH)

10

Oncology Centers (MOH)

4

Dental Centers (MOH)

40

Diabetes Centers (MOH)

25

Renal Dialysis Centers and Units

210

Private Polyclinics

2,980

Private Clinics

47

First Aid Centers (Red Crescent)

468

First Aid Ambulances  (Red Crescent)

1,379


 


 


Colleges of Medicine,  Dentistry & Pharmacy​​​ ​


Governmental

Colleges of Medicine

31

Colleges of Dentistry

20

Colleges of Pharmacy

22

Private

Colleges of Medicine

6

Colleges of Dentistry

6​

Colleges of Pharmacy

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Rates of  Health Resources per 10٫000 population​​ ​
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Physicians and Dentists  (KSA)

33.1

Physicians  (KSA)

27.6

Dentists  (KSA)

5.5

Nurses including Midwives  (KSA)

58.2

Pharmacists  (KSA)

9.3

Allied Health Personnel  (KSA)

36.1

Primary Health Care Centers (MOH)

0.66

MOH Hospital Beds

13.1

Governmental Hospital Beds

3.8

Private Hospital Beds

5.6

Total Hospital Beds (KSA)

22.5


 


Rates of Manpower per 10,000 Population (MOH) ​

Physicians and Dentists

15.8

Physicians

14.4

Dentists

1.4

Nurses including Midwives

31.3

Pharmacists

1.2

Allied Health Personnel

20.8


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

 


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Ministry of Health

Physicians and Dentists

53,982

Physicians

49,139

Dentists

4,843

Nurses including Midwives

107,092

Pharmacists

4,221

Allied Health Personnel

71,284

Physicians Enrolled in Scholarship Programs (Outside)

1,378

Number of Trainees in Technical Skills' Development Centers

69,436

Other Governmental Sector

Physicians and Dentists

20,147

Physicians

18,464

Dentists

1,683

Nurses including Midwives

44,188

Pharmacists

2,940

Allied Health Personnel

26,032

Private Sector

Physicians and Dentists

39,017

Physicians

26,732

Dentists

12,285

Nurses including Midwives

47,733

Pharmacists

24,711

Allied Health Personnel

26,303

Total Health Manpower in KSA

Physicians and Dentists

113,146

Physicians

94,335

Dentists

18,811

Nurses including Midwives

199,013

Pharmacists

31,872

Allied Health Personnel

123,619​​


 

 


 

 




 


Percentage of Saudi in Health Sectors (%)​​​ ​
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Physicians and Dentists

44.2

Physicians

39.9

Dentists

88.2

Nurses including Midwives

59.7

Pharmacists

93.1

Allied Health Personnel

95.3

Other Governmental Sector

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Physicians and Dentists

53.5

Physicians

50.7

Dentists

84.4

Nurses including Midwives

31.0

Pharmacists

79.5

Allied Health Personnel

75.4

Private Sector

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Physicians and Dentists

10.4

Physicians

8.1

Dentists

15.5

Nurses including Midwives

4.9

Pharmacists

6.4

Allied Health Personnel

32.6

Total Health Manpower (KSA)

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Physicians and Dentists

34.2

Physicians

33.0

Dentists

40.4

Nurses including Midwives

40.2

Pharmacists

24.6

Allied Health Personnel

77.8


 


 

 


 


Health Activities in MOH
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PHCCs  Visits (in million)

54.3

OPD Visits (in Million)

12.5

ER Visits (in Million)

18.2

Inpatients  (in Million)

1.4

Surgical Interventions  (in Million)

0.53

No. of Day Surgery

146,654

No. of Deliveries

251,420

Lab. Investigations (in Million)

179

Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)

8.1

Cases Referred by Medical Commission for Treatment Abroad

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Total Health Activities in KSA



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PHCCs & OPD Visits (in million)

153

Inpatients (in Million)

3.6

Surgical Interventions (in Million)

1.4

Lab. Investigations (in Million)

386

Radiology Investigations (patients in Million)

22.1

Average No. of Visits/Person/Year

4.5

Average No. of Admissions/100 Persons/Year

10.6


 



 


 


Public Health
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Basic Immunization Coverage (%)

Hexa. Vaccine (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hib, Hepatitis B, inactivated polio)

97.0

Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)  

97.5

 BCG Vaccine              

98.0

MMR Vaccine ( Measles, Mumps & Rubella)

96.5

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)

97.0

Incidence Rate /100٫000 Population

Poliomyelitis

0.00

Whooping Cough

0.75

Measles

2.99

Pulmonary TB

6.62

Neonatal Tetanus/1000 Live Birth

0.00​


 

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