Perceived and actual unemployment rate Saudi Arabia 2018

This statistic presents the results of a survey on perceived unemployment rate among working age population in Saudi Arabia as of October 2018. According to data published by Ipsos, Saudi Arabian respondents overestimated the level of unemployment in their country by 26 percent. On average, the respondents thought that around 32 out of every 100 Saudi Arabian people of working age were unemployed and looking for work, when the actual unemployment rate was six percent in Saudi Arabia.

Perceived and actual unemployment rate among working age population in Saudi Arabia as of October 2018

Unemployment rate
--
--
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

Saudi Arabia, MENA

Survey time period

September 28 to October 16, 2018

Number of respondents

approximately 500 respondents

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

samples represent a more urban and educated population with higher incomes

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Original question:
"Out of every 100 people of working age in Saudi Arabia, about how many do you think are unemployed and looking for work?"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Employment in Singapore"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.