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Higher Education in GCC to 2019 - Market Size and Intelligence Report

Higher Education in GCC to 2019 - Market Size and Intelligence Report

The report ‘Higher Education in GCC to 2019 - Market Size and Intelligence Report’ is a comprehensive market research report on the tertiary or higher education sector in the GCC countries. GCC, or Gulf Cooperation Council, is a political and economic union of six Arab countries, namely — Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The report discusses the present as well as the forecasted market size of the higher education sector in these countries. It further talks about the trends that are taking place in the sector, as well as the key drivers, which will lead to the sector’s growth.

The reports covers a five–forces analysis of the higher education in GCC region, followed by a comprehensive analysis of Political, Economic, Social and Technological scenario of all the six GCC countries, in conjunction with the higher education sector. The report further discusses the profile of key players in education space.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Market size of GCC’s higher education sector is estimated to be US$ XX billion, at the end of 2014. XX% of the market comprises public higher education, consisting of universities and higher education institutions run by the governments of the GCC countries. On the other hand, private higher education constitutes XX% of the market, having private and foreign universities and higher education institutions.

XX% of the market is dominated by Saudi Arabia, followed by UAE and Kuwait at XX% and XX% respectively. There were approximately XX million higher education students in GCC countries, in 2014. Approximately XX% of all the higher education students were in Saudi Arabia, followed by Kuwait, Oman, and UAE with each comprising of approximately XX% of the total higher education population of GCC countries.

The sector is witnessing several trends, such as increasing enrollment of female students, and attraction toward private higher education. There is also an increase in demand for higher education, due to increasing income and consumption levels, and economic slowdown in other parts of the world.

Higher education sector in GCC countries is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of XX% and reach US$XX billion by 2019. The growth will be supported by various drivers, such as increase in higher education population and enrollment rates, increased government expenditure, and use of technology.

Also, globalization of higher education will attract more students from other countries, especially from Africa, to come to GCC countries to pursue higher education.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

The market definitions used in the reports are the standard definitions recognized by the industry. In this report, the market size of the tertiary or higher education sector is defined as the sum total of core expenditure of teaching students. For private higher education institutions, it includes the fees paid by students. While for public universities and higher education institutions, it includes the government expenditure per student, as well as the tuition fee paid by the students.

Bases of all the figure are taken from the statistics provided by the governments and ministries of the respective countries, as well as prominent organizations such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, UNESCO Institute of Statistics, World Factbook — CIA etc. The data is further validated through credible analyst reports, white papers by industry organizations, questioners and primary expert interviews.

The data does not include enrollment and expenditure figures on technical and vocational education, unless specified in the report. It focuses only on higher education.


Higher Education System in GCC Countries
Higher Education System in Bahrain
Higher Education System in Kuwait
Higher Education System in Oman
Higher Education System in Qatar
Higher Education System in Saudi Arabia
Higher Education System in UAE
Current Size of Higher Education in GCC Countries
Forecasted Size of Higher Education in GCC Countries
Key Drivers to Growth of Higher Education in GCC
Driver 1
Driver 2
Driver 3
Driver 4
Driver 5
Key Trends in Higher Education in GCC
Trend 1
Trend 2
Trend 3
Trend 4
Trend 5
5 Forces Analysis for Higher Education in GCC
Threat of New Competition
Threat of Substitute Products and Services
Bargaining Power of Buyers
Bargaining Power of Suppliers
Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
PEST Analysis of GCC Countries
PEST Analysis — Bahrain
PEST Analysis — Kuwait
PEST Analysis — Oman
PEST Analysis — Qatar
PEST Analysis — Saudi Arabia
PEST Analysis — UAE
Major Educational Players in GCC Region
Annexure
TABLE OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Bahrain Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 2: Bahrain Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 3: Bahrain Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 4: Kuwait Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 5: Kuwait Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 6: Kuwait Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 7: Oman Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 8: Oman Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 9: Oman Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 10: Qatar Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 11: Qatar Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 12: Qatar Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 13: Saudi Arabia Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 14: Saudi Arabia Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 15: Saudi Arabia Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 16: UAE Enrollment in Higher Education — Public and Private Higher Education — 2014 (E)
Figure 17: UAE Enrollment in Higher Education — Males and Females — 2014 (E)
Figure 18: UAE Enrollment in Higher Education — Segregated on Basis of Subjects — 2014 (E)
Figure 19: Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries — Market Size — Public and Private Higher Education
Figure 20: Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries — Market Size — By Countries
Figure 21: Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries — Market Size — Public and Private higher Education — By Countries
Figure 22: Forecasted Market Size of GCC’s Higher Education Sector — 2014(E)–2019(F)
Figure 23: CAGR (%) of Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries — By Countries — 2014(E)–2019(F)
Figure 24: Yearly Growth rate (%) of Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries — By Countries — 2015(F)–2019(F)
Figure 25: Expenditure on Education by GCC Countries — % of Total Government Expenditure
Figure 26: Population in GCC Countries — 2014(E) — 2019(F)
Figure 27: % of Expatriate Population in GCC Countries
Figure 28: Gross National Per-Capita Income of GCC Countries (Purchasing Power Parity)
Figure 29: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth in GCC Countries
Figure 30: % of Higher Education Enrollment in Private Institutions in GCC Countries
Figure 31: % of Female Students in Higher Education Enrollment in GCC Countries
Figure 32: Five–forces Analysis of Higher Education Sector in GCC Countries
Figure 33: Population of Bahrain — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 34: Population of Bahrain — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 35: Population of Kuwait — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 36: Population of Kuwait — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 37: Population of Oman — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 38: Population of Oman — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 39: Population of Qatar — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 40: Population of Qatar — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 41: Population of Saudi Arabia — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 42: Population of Saudi Arabia — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 43: Population of UAE — Nationals and Non–nationals –2014 (E)
Figure 44: Population of UAE — Males and Females –2014 (E)
Figure 45: Gross Enrollment Ratio of Higher Education in GCC Countries
Figure 46: Students per Teacher in Higher Education in GCC Countries

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