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22/7/1440 -on- 28/03/2019"Housing" issues a special edition of its periodic bulletin on the analysis of housing survey in Saudi Arabia.

Was based on the Statistical Bulletin of mid-2018.

"Housing" issues a special edition of its periodic bulletin on the analysis of housing survey in Saudi Arabia.

The Ministry of Housing issued a special issue of the "Periodic Housing Bulletin", which deals with the latest developments related to the housing market in the Kingdom, in addition to providing data, statistics and information to those interested and specialists in the housing sector based on their data and official sources from government agencies and related sectors.

The latest issue of the bulletin contained an analysis of the housing survey for the middle of 2018 (issued by the General Authority for Statistics), which included an increase in the number of Saudi households from (2.996.253) families in 2010 to 3,591,098 families in the middle of 2018 with a growth rate of 19.85% , While the number of new Saudi families increased by (86,408) families in the middle of 2018 compared with their number in 2017 at a growth rate of 2.47%. However, Makkah region has recorded an increase of 2.88% and a total of 896.168 families, While Riyadh city recorded an increase of 2.5% and a total of (850,419) families, an increase of (20,749) new families.

The bulletin referred to a rise in the number of Saudi families whose owning their house to 60.49% in mid-2018, in conjunction with a decline in the number of Saudi households living in rented housing to 37.63% during the same period, as Mecca region witnessed an increase in the number of families owning their house to (531,487)houses in the middle of 2018 compared to (511,285) homes in 2017 with a growth rate of 3.9%, and increased in Riyadh from (464.876) in 2017 to (478.147) in the middle of 2018, a growth rate of 2.8%, while in the Eastern province increased from (242.902) in 2017 to (252.003) housing in mid-2018, with a growth rate of 3.7% . the Eastern province topped the east of the highest list of housing provided by the employer, which amounted to about 7.07%.

It also included an increase in the number of households living in a reinforced concrete house owned by them increased from (1,749.316) in 2017 to (1.856.541) dwellings in the middle of 2018 at a growth rate of 6.13%. The number of households owning reinforced concrete houses in the middle of 2018 (107,225) households according to the housing survey, including the number of households that received housing subsidy in 2018, by (67,070) families, bringing the total to about (174,295) families.

The Housing Bulletin depends on the Ministry of Housing data as well as official sources from other government agencies and relevant private sectors. Details of the Bulletin can be found at https://www.housing.gov.sa/en/periodical- magazine