Saudi Arabia

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Key Indicators
Income Group High income
Regional Group Arab States
Population (Total) 34,813,867
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 46,778

Performance Overview

ISO3

SAU

Country

Saudi Arabia

Score

61.09

Rank

35

Technology

55.80

People

64.57

Governance

65.43

Impact

58.53

Pillar: Technology 55.80
SCORERANK

Access

74.32 32

1. Mobile tariffs

74.0734

2. Handset prices

42.1590

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

41.9522

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

100.0019

5. International Internet bandwidth

87.729

6. Internet access in schools

100.001

Content

39.39 54

1. GitHub commits

1.8695

2. Internet domain registrations

1.9579

3. Mobile apps development

78.1668

4. AI scientific publications

75.5818

Future technologies

53.71 20

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

72.3123

2. Investment in emerging technologies

61.5030

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

27.3336
Pillar: People 64.57
SCORERANK

Individuals

70.66 3

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

50.5510

2. ICT skills in the education system

81.9510

3. Use of virtual social networks

76.9233

4. Tertiary enrollment

46.9433

5. Adult literacy rate

96.9232

6. AI talent concentration

n/an/a

Businesses

64.09 24

1. Firms with website

n/an/a

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Knowledge intensive employment

40.7553

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

87.4215

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

58.98 29

1. Government online services

67.8869

2. Publication and use of open data

25.0065

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

84.055

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 65.43
SCORERANK

Trust

63.92 45

1. Secure internet servers

43.3688

2. Cybersecurity

99.532

3. Online access to financial account

40.9843

4. Internet shopping

71.8019

Regulation

55.15 97

1. Regulatory quality

48.0058

2. ICT regulatory environment

94.1214

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

76.8418

4. E-commerce legislation

33.33118

5. Privacy protection by law content

23.47126

Inclusion

77.23 39

1. E-Participation

70.3764

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

78.2457

3. Availability of local online content

91.1111

4. Gender gap in Internet use

74.8622

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

71.5643
Pillar: Impact 58.53
SCORERANK

Economy

42.06 38

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

46.7536

2. High-tech exports

14.1278

3. PCT patent applications

16.0534

4. Domestic market size

73.0617

5. Prevalence of gig economy

86.055

6. ICT services exports

16.3387

Quality of life

77.21 35

1. Happiness

75.9831

2. Freedom to make life choices

89.4020

3. Income inequality

n/an/a

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

66.2484

SDG Contribution

56.33 92

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

73.0458

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

24.1270

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

71.9377

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

64.41104

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

48.1695

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