Over half million Saudi men engaged in polygamy, report shows

Polygamy is a common practice in Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock)

Latest statistics have shown that in 2016 more than half a million Saudi men are reported to have more than one spouse at a time.

A recent annual report on polygamy, a common practice in Saudi Arabia, has revealed that around 73000 men between the age of 25 to 49 engaged in polygamous relationships.

Men from the age group of 50 to 54 years came in the second place.

The report, which Alarabiya.net has obtained a copy of, also showed that more than 16,000 cases among men between the ages of 60-64 were married to at least three women at a time.


Last Update: Tuesday, 25 October 2016 KSA 18:50 - GMT 15:50