Sector of statistics and information in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia consists of the Central Department of Statistics and Information (Central Agency for Statistics) and multi-suit of statistical centers and units formed within the administrative structures of government agencies and some private sector institutions under a technical supervision done by the Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI).
CDSI (Central Agency for Statistics) draws out its statistical information from two main sources representing the core of national statistics system, namely:
1. General statistics of censuses, field surveys, research and statistical studies conducted by the CDSI.
2. Administrative records (administrative data) derived from the records, bulletins and statistical reports issued by the statistical units and information centers in government agencies and institutions in its capacity as responsible for providing the service concerned.