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The Saudis or Saudi Arabians, are the inhabitants or citizens of Saudi Arabia. According to the 2010 estimate, the population of Saudi Arabia is about 27 million. The Saudis speak Peninsular Arabic or the Southern Arabic variety. Saudi Arabia is a state governed by absolute monarchy, with the king as its head of state.
Saudi Arabia’s population as of the April 2010 census was 27,136,977: 18,707,576 Saudi nationals and 8,429,401 non-nationals.About 51% of the population is under the age of 25 (as of February 2012).Until the 1960s, most of the population was nomadic or seminomadic; due to rapid economic and urban growth, more than 95% of the population now is settled. 80% of Saudis live in three major urban centers—Riyadh, Jeddah, or Dammam.Some cities and oases have densities of more than 1,000 people per square kilometer (2,600/mile²). Saudi Arabia’s population is characterized by rapid growth and a large cohort of youths.
DNA tests of Y chromosomes from representative sample of Saudis were analyzed for composition and frequencies of haplogroups, most are Haplogroup J-M267 (Y-DNA).
Most Saudis are ethnically Arab of whom they immigrated as pilgrims and reside in the Hijaz region along the Red Sea coast such as Jeddah, Mecca and Medina. According to a random survey, most would-be Saudis come from the Subcontinent and Arab countries.Many Arabs from nearby countries are employed in the kingdom. There also are significant numbers of Asian expatriates mostly from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Watch Clip: In the 1970s and 1980s, there was also a significant community of South Korean migrant labourers, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, but most have since returned home; the South Korean government’s statistics showed only 1,200 of their nationals living in the kingdom as of 2005.There are more than 100,000 Westerners in Saudi Arabia, most of whom live in private compounds in the major cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and Dhahran. The government prohibits non-Muslims from entering the cities of Mecca and Medinah.