Posted by GMI Blogger Posted in Infographics
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is the heart of the Arab and Islamic worlds and is revered as the land of two holy mosques: Mecca and Medina. Mecca, as you know, is a pilgrimage center and where the sacred Kaaba is located. It is a custom among Muslims all over the world to face Kaaba while doing their prayers.
Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East and the 18th largest economy in the world. In his Vision 2030 statement, the Crown Prince Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz envisions building Saudi Arabia as an investment powerhouse and a hub connecting the continents of Asia, Europe and Africa.
Thanks to its vibrant economy, the population of KSA continues to grow with the influx of expatriates from across the world. During the period of 2020-21, Saudi Arabia witnessed a population growth rate of 1.59%. As of January 2022, the population of the country is calculated to be 35,627,851 based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. In the coming months, we will be updating the Saudi Arabia population statistics for 2022 in detail. Meantime, you may find our documentation of population statistics of Saudi Arabia in 2021 below.