GASTAT has installed programs and surveys that aim to create a statistical database in all fields, including data and statistics pertaining to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises to providing support in periodically developing a study of the economic status of progress of this sector.
the GEI index, a breakthrough advance in measuring the quality and dynamics of entrepreneurship ecosystems at a national, regional and local level. The GEI index methodology, has been validated in rigorous academic peer reviews and has been widely reported in media, including in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Forbes.
Saudi Arabia ranked 45 globally, and 8 regionally.
Saudi Arabia is the 25th largest export economy in the world and the 62nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Saudi Arabia exported $182B and imported $167B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $15.6B. In 2015 the GDP of Saudi Arabia was $646B and its GDP per capita was $53.5k