Citizens Account Program has raised over SR130 billion since launch
Saudi Gazette report
Riyadh — Total payments from the Citizens Account Program have reached SR 130 billion since its launch. SR 7.1 billion of the total disbursed is compensation for previous payments.
The total payments were revealed after the Citizens Account Scheme announced that it had deposited around SR2.3 billion on Sunday, allocated as support for the month of September to beneficiaries whose applications have been completed.
The total number of beneficiaries who meet the Lot 58 eligibility criteria has reached 10.1 million beneficiaries and dependents.
Abdullah Al-Hajri, chief communications officer of the Citizen Account Program, said 77% of recipients received support from this batch.
He noted that the average breadwinner per family stood at 1,845 SRs and the number of household heads reached over 2 million, a percentage of 89%.
The number of dependents reached 7.8 million beneficiaries, while the number of dependents meeting the eligibility criteria reached more than 258,000 beneficiaries, or 11% of the total main beneficiaries.
Al-Hajri added that the number of heads of households reached 89%, while the number of female heads of households reached 11%. The percentage of self-employed women is 43%, while self-employed men constituted 57%.
A total of 83% of the total number of dependents received the full entitlement, which amounted to SR 720 per dependent.
Al-Hajri reiterated his conformation on the need for beneficiaries of the program to disclose all types of income, such as monthly salary, including all allowances, as well as dependents’ income and income resulting from property returns. , activities, commercial and others.
It should be noted that the eligibility criteria for the program require adding the number and age of family members and their total monthly income. This is in addition to the fact that the main beneficiary must disclose any data likely to change within a maximum period of 15 days from its occurrence.