Saudi Arabia Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Saudi Arabia population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Saudi Arabia in 2020 is 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.
  • The population of Saudi Arabia in 2017 was 33,101,179, a 2.03% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2020 Population
United States 331,002,651
Japan 126,476,461
Germany 83,783,942
United Kingdom 67,886,011
France 65,273,511
Italy 60,461,826
South Korea 51,269,185
Spain 46,754,778
Argentina 45,195,774
Poland 37,846,611
Canada 37,742,154
Saudi Arabia 34,813,871
Australia 25,499,884
Taiwan 23,816,775
Chile 19,116,201
Netherlands 17,134,872
Belgium 11,589,623
Greece 10,423,054
Portugal 10,196,709
Sweden 10,099,265
UAE 9,890,402
Hungary 9,660,351
Austria 9,006,398
Israel 8,655,535
Switzerland 8,654,622
Hong Kong 7,496,981
Singapore 5,850,342
Denmark 5,792,202
Finland 5,540,720
Norway 5,421,241
Oman 5,106,626
Ireland 4,937,786
New Zealand 4,822,233
Panama 4,314,767
Kuwait 4,270,571
Croatia 4,105,267
Uruguay 3,473,730
Qatar 2,881,053
Puerto Rico 2,860,853
Lithuania 2,722,289
Slovenia 2,078,938
Latvia 1,886,198
Bahrain 1,701,575
Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488
Estonia 1,326,535
Cyprus 1,207,359
Macao 649,335
Luxembourg 625,978
Malta 441,543
Bahamas 393,244
Iceland 341,243
Barbados 287,375
New Caledonia 285,498
French Polynesia 280,908
Channel Islands 173,863
Guam 168,775
Curacao 164,093
Aruba 106,766
Seychelles 98,347
Antigua and Barbuda 97,929
Isle of Man 85,033
Andorra 77,265
Cayman Islands 65,722
Bermuda 62,278
Northern Mariana Islands 57,559
Greenland 56,770
Faroe Islands 48,863
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,876
Monaco 39,242
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,717
Liechtenstein 38,128
San Marino 33,931
Gibraltar 33,691
British Virgin Islands 30,231
Palau 18,094
Saudi Arabia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%