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Data last updated08 November 2021

Saudi Arabia

Diabetes report 2000 — 2045
At a glance 20002011202120302045
Diabetes estimates (20-79 y)
People with diabetes, in 1,000s996.72,759.64,274.15,631.07,537.3
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of diabetes, %-19.618.720.421.4
People with undiagnosed diabetes, in 1,000s--1,863.5--
Proportion of people with undiagnosed diabetes, %--43.6--
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IGT, in 1,000s-177.43,830.04,819.46,319.2
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IGT, %-1.312.913.513.7
Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) estimates (20-79 y)
People with IFG, in 1,000s--3,003.43,524.64,073.8
Age-adjusted comparative prevalence of IFG, %--
Mortality attributable to diabetes (20-79 y)
Deaths attributable to diabetes-15,399.032,054.0--
Proportion of diabetes-related deaths in people under 60 y, %--13.8--
Type 1 diabetes estimates in children and adolescents
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s0.50.32.7--
New cases of type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s--3.8--
Type 1 diabetes (0-14 y), in 1,000s2.3-15.5--
Type 1 diabetes (0-19 y), in 1,000s--28.9--
Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (HIP) (20-49 y)
Live births affected by HIP-----
Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), %-----
Live births affected by other types of diabetes first detected in pregnancy-----
Live births affected by other types of diabetes detected prior to pregnancy-----
Diabetes-related health expenditure
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, USD million--7,459.59,041.310,045.2
Total diabetes-related health expenditure, ID million--17,686.221,436.623,816.8
Diabetes-related health expenditure per person, USD-998.01,745.32,115.42,350.3
Diabetes-related health expenditure per person, ID--4,138.05,015.55,572.4
Total adult population (20-79 y), in 1,000s10,581.017,023.224,194.327,810.932,998.2
Population of children (0-14 y), in 1,000s9,013.0-8,671.0--
Population of children and adolescents (0-19 y), in 1,000s--10,965.7--
Complications of diabetes
  • Nephropathy: 3.7%
  • Retinopathy: 3.9%
  • Neuropathy: 15.8%
  • Coronary artery disease: 7.3%
  • Cerebrovascular disease: 3.1%
  • Peripheral artery disease: 0.0%
  • Heart failure: 1.5%

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