Saudi Arabia Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of Saudi Arabia population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Saudi Arabia in 2021 is 35,340,683, a 1.51% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Saudi Arabia in 2020 was 34,813,871, a 1.59% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Saudi Arabia in 2019 was 34,268,528, a 1.68% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Saudi Arabia in 2018 was 33,702,756, a 1.82% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population
United States 332,915,073
Japan 126,050,804
Germany 83,900,473
United Kingdom 68,207,116
France 65,426,179
Italy 60,367,477
South Korea 51,305,186
Spain 46,745,216
Argentina 45,605,826
Canada 38,067,903
Poland 37,797,005
Saudi Arabia 35,340,683
Australia 25,788,215
Taiwan 23,855,010
Chile 19,212,361
Netherlands 17,173,099
Belgium 11,632,326
Greece 10,370,744
Portugal 10,167,925
Sweden 10,160,169
UAE 9,991,089
Hungary 9,634,164
Austria 9,043,070
Israel 8,789,774
Switzerland 8,715,494
Hong Kong 7,552,810
Singapore 5,896,686
Denmark 5,813,298
Finland 5,548,360
Norway 5,465,630
Oman 5,223,375
Ireland 4,982,907
New Zealand 4,860,643
Panama 4,381,579
Kuwait 4,328,550
Croatia 4,081,651
Uruguay 3,485,151
Qatar 2,930,528
Puerto Rico 2,828,255
Lithuania 2,689,862
Slovenia 2,078,724
Latvia 1,866,942
Bahrain 1,748,296
Trinidad and Tobago 1,403,375
Estonia 1,325,185
Cyprus 1,215,584
Macao 658,394
Luxembourg 634,814
Malta 442,784
Bahamas 396,913
Iceland 343,353
New Caledonia 288,218
Barbados 287,711
French Polynesia 282,530
Channel Islands 175,245
Guam 170,179
Curacao 164,798
Aruba 107,204
Seychelles 98,908
Antigua and Barbuda 98,731
Isle of Man 85,410
Andorra 77,355
Cayman Islands 66,497
Bermuda 62,090
Northern Mariana Islands 57,917
Greenland 56,877
Faroe Islands 49,049
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,412
Monaco 39,511
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,231
Liechtenstein 38,250
San Marino 34,017
Gibraltar 33,698
British Virgin Islands 30,421
Palau 18,169
Saudi Arabia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 35,340,683 1.51%
2020 34,813,871 1.59%
2019 34,268,528 1.68%
2018 33,702,756 1.82%
2017 33,101,179 2.03%
2016 32,443,447 2.29%
2015 31,717,667 2.59%
2014 30,916,597 2.88%
2013 30,052,059 3.08%
2012 29,154,900 3.14%
2011 28,267,589 3.09%
2010 27,421,461 2.97%
2009 26,630,303 2.87%
2008 25,888,541 2.80%
2007 25,184,597 2.80%
2006 24,498,310 2.86%
2005 23,816,183 2.95%
2004 23,132,682 3.01%
2003 22,456,649 2.99%
2002 21,805,313 2.84%
2001 21,202,642 2.61%
2000 20,663,843 2.32%
1999 20,194,527 2.08%
1998 19,783,304 1.94%
1997 19,407,142 1.96%
1996 19,033,845 2.12%
1995 18,638,787 2.33%
1994 18,214,470 2.54%
1993 17,763,298 2.78%
1992 17,282,691 3.04%
1991 16,772,694 3.32%
1990 16,233,785 3.62%
1989 15,666,297 3.96%
1988 15,070,082 4.32%
1987 14,445,671 4.72%
1986 13,794,165 5.15%
1985 13,118,993 5.64%
1984 12,418,834 6.13%
1983 11,701,128 6.48%
1982 10,988,853 6.57%
1981 10,311,775 6.40%
1980 9,691,476 6.06%
1979 9,137,927 5.68%
1978 8,646,845 5.35%
1977 8,207,697 5.19%
1976 7,802,926 5.17%
1975 7,419,493 5.17%
1974 7,054,532 5.10%
1973 6,711,923 4.99%
1972 6,392,970 4.79%
1971 6,100,626 4.53%
1970 5,836,389 4.22%
1969 5,599,904 3.94%
1968 5,387,828 3.71%
1967 5,195,135 3.58%
1966 5,015,357 3.55%
1965 4,843,635 3.56%
1964 4,677,298 3.56%
1963 4,516,533 3.52%
1962 4,362,786 3.41%
1961 4,218,853 3.24%
1960 4,086,539 3.04%
1959 3,965,795 2.87%
1958 3,855,036 2.75%
1957 3,751,793 2.69%
1956 3,653,500 2.68%
1955 3,558,155 2.70%
1954 3,464,658 2.72%
1953 3,372,838 2.72%
1952 3,283,597 2.65%
1951 3,198,813 2.48%
1950 3,121,335 0.00%