Key Indicators
Health Indicators for the Year of 1432 H.

The health indicators, whether the demographic or economic ones, cover many of the points that describe the highest level of development reached in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia with regard to the health domain at all levels. The health indicators also shed light on the exact numbers and percentages of achievements in 1432H with regard to the hospitals and health facilities. Finally, such indicators point out the number of doctors whatever their specialties and show the estimated number of population. The following is a review of the most important indicators in 1432H:

Demographic Indicators

Indicator Year
Estimated population 28.376.355 2011
Crude birth rate/1000 pop 22.9 2011
Population Growth Rate
Total 3.19 Between 2004 & 2010
Saudi 2.21
Non Saudi 5.61
Population Under 5 Years % 11.22 2011
Population Under 15 Years % 31.14 2011
Population 15-64 years% 65.37 2011
Population from 65 & above % 2.86 2011
Total fertility rate 2.93 2011
Life expectancy at birth 73.8 2011
Male 72.8 2011
Female 75.1 2011
Source: CD of S&I
 
*Economic Indicators
Indicator Year
GDP per capita (by $) 20328 2011
MOH Budget (% of Governmental Budget) 6.9 2011
MOH Expenditure per capita (by $) 375 2011
*Primary Data
 
Health Resources Indicators
Indicator Year
Rates per 10000 Pop
Physicians 24.4 2011
Dentists 3.5 2011
Pharmacists 5.1 2011
Nurses 47.4 2011
Allied health personnel 27.8 2011
Hospital beds, KSA 20.7 2011
Health care centers 0.74 2011
Governmental hospital beds rate 16 2011
Private hospital beds rate 4.7 2011
Health Activities Indicators
Indicator Year
Immunization Coverage % Immunization Coverage %
Pentavaccine 98.0 2011
OPV 98.0 2011
BCH* 98.0 2011
MMR* 98.2 2011
PCV** 98 2011
*Measles vaccine has not been used since 2002 and it is currently given within MMR vaccine.
**Starting from 2002, the DTP has been given within Tetract-HIB, by adding the HIB. Since 2005, the DTP has been given within Pentavaccine by adding Hepatitis B.
 
Health Indicators
A – Morbidity Indicator
Indicator Year
Low birth weight % 7.45 2009
Incidence Rates / 100000 Pop.
Poliomyelitis 0.00 2011
Whooping Cough 0.04 2011
Measles 1.28 2011
Tetanus
All ages 0.04 2011
Neonatal / 1000 Live birth 0.03 2011
TB 9.31 2011
B – Mortality Indicators

Indicator Year
Crude Death rate / 1000 pop. 3.9 2011
Infants Mortality Rate / 1000 Saudi live birth 16.5 2011
Under 5 Mortality Rate / 1000 live birth 19.1 2011
Maternal Mortality Rate / 10000 live birth 1.4 2011
Source: CD of S&I
 
Population By Nationality In Health regions 1432 H (2011G )
Regions 1431
Saudi Non-Saudi Total
RIYADH 4.456.118 2.639.519 7.095.637
Makkah 1.103.412 832.712 1.936.124
Jeddah 1.973.739 1.888.416 3.862.155
Taif 944.485 223.505 1.167.990
Medinah 1.309.860 548.630 1.858.490
Qaseem 963.209 305.625 1.268.834
Eastern 1.758.736 1.017.310 2.776.046
AL-Ahsa 903.138 204.759 1.107.897
Hafr AL- Baten 336.339 69.948 406.287
Aseer 1.351.552 289.080 1.640.632
Bishah 299.254 53.982 353.236
Tabouk 685.743 138.686 824.429
Hail 505.558 116.937 622.495
Northern 278.243 55.684 333.927
Jazan 1.146.420 276.766 1.423.186
Najran 471.500 109.832 527.332
AL-Bahah 361.890 67.273 429.163
AL-jouf 236.800 68.245 305.045
Qurayyat 125.352 28.421 153.773
Qunfudah 248.337 35.340 283.677
Total 19.405.685 8.970.670 28.376.355
* Source: CD of S&I 
*Tathleeth & Balqarn have been moved from Asir region into Bisha region.

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