RIYADH — The number of housing units in Saudi Arabia is approximately 5.46 million and 35.9 percent, or 1.96 million, of them are occupied by foreigners.

The number of houses occupied by Saudis is about 3.5 million (64.1 percent).

According to an analysis by Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper of the housing distribution in the country based on data provided by the General Authority for Statistics for the year 2017, the average size of family per home is 5.9 people because the Kingdom's population is estimated to be about 32.6 million.