Saudi Arabia \ Government \ Council of Ministers \ Ministry of Economy and Planning \ Central Department of Statistics and Information \ Department of Statistical Affairs
the Department of Statistical Affairs includes eight qualified administrations. Four of those in the field of economic statistics, which are:
1-Production Sectors Statistics Department: responsible for compiling and conducting economic census and field surveys.
2-National Income Statistics Department:
responsible for developing the studies′ estimations, and for the analysis of national income accounts and the preparing of the annual report
of these accounts.
3-Prices and Indexes Statistics Department: responsible for providing accurate statistical information about the prices. It develops monthly reports on cost of living indexes and a quarterly report on wholesales prices indexes.
4-Foreign Trade Statistics Department:
responsible for providing information about the Kingdom’s foreign trade movement, and preparing monthly , quarterly and annually reports on exports and imports between the kingdom and various countries in the world.
The other four administrations are specialized in the field of Population and social Statistics as follows:
1-Population and Vital Statistics Department: It undertakes the task of population census and conducting Statistical surveys relevant to population, vital Statistics, and Hajj Statistics. It also prepares population and household’s census.
2-Social Statistics Department: It conducts the different social surveys, labor force surveys, employment and wages, and consumption expenditures surveys.
3-Government Services Statistics Department: It conducts filed and office surveys on Governmental Services in all regions of the kingdom and it issues a directory about Government Services survey.
4-Mapping Unit: It provides special maps of all regions in the kingdom to help different departments to identify the locations of areas in which the field Statistical surveys are conducted.
(last updated: 05-November-2002)
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