60 opinion polls conducted across Saudi Arabia in 2018

Surveys are carried out on issues related to public affairs, to measure client satisfaction, or to raise awareness among participants. (SPA)
Updated 21 January 2019

60 opinion polls conducted across Saudi Arabia in 2018

  • The National Center for Public Opinion Polls aims to promote a culture of dialogue in the Kingdom, allowing people to express their views on a range of issues

JEDDAH: More than 77,000 people took part in almost 60 polls carried out last year by the National Center for Public Opinion Polls at the King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue.
Polls were conducted on public affairs issues, and marked a 2.5 percent increase on the number carried out in 2017, the center said.
More than 183,000 people were invited to take part in the polls with 77,000 agreeing — a 43 percent response rate that is high by international standards, according to the center.
Women’s participation rate in the polls was 24 percent, reflecting the fact that most topics were of interest mainly to men.
The National Center for Public Opinion Polls aims to promote a culture of dialogue in the Kingdom, allowing people to express their views on a range of issues.
Polling is conducted according to global practices to provide reliable feedback and statistics that can help decision-making in government.
The center offers its services to all government agencies and civil institutions. Surveys are carried out on issues related to public affairs, to measure client satisfaction, or to raise awareness among participants.
Experienced personnel operate a call center fitted out with the latest communication technologies, while research teams monitor data quality and verify polling results.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 20 August 2019

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

  • The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.