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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

110,890.7

2016

114,606.1

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,179.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.5

2016

0.6

2015

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

-2.80

2016

-25.52

2015

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,202.56

2016

47,618.04

2015

526.40

1962

50,202.56

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,754.86

2016

27,725.29

2015

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross National Product

124,154.46

2016

127,302.08

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,435.95

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

81,266.99

2022

79,549.79

2021

23,328.33

1991

81,266.99

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,770.35

2022

33,480.51

2021

7,960.51

1991

45,993.65

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2022

3.15

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP: USD mn

110,890.69

2016

114,606.10

2015

1,828.40

1962

174,179.91

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Exports

16,161.01

2016

18,534.69

2015

422.00

1962

36,411.00

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Imports

15,556.84

2016

15,490.44

2015

122.00

1962

15,556.84

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Final Consumption: Government

8,688.54

2016

8,339.71

2015

80.00

1962

8,688.54

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Final Consumption: Private

15,169.15

2016

14,323.42

2015

188.00

1962

15,169.15

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF)

9,044.76

2016

8,765.91

2015

85.00

1962

9,044.76

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP: YoY

3.55

2016

0.59

2015

-20.36

1980

33.75

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption

20,254.39

2016

19,330.53

2015

15,223.80

2010

20,254.39

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government

7,416.07

2016

7,207.48

2015

5,666.60

2010

7,416.07

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private

12,838.32

2016

12,123.05

2015

9,557.20

2010

12,838.32

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation

8,041.45

2016

7,887.02

2015

5,704.10

2011

8,041.45

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Exports

26,662.26

2016

26,190.71

2015

22,055.00

2010

27,137.70

2012

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Imports

14,015.17

2016

13,867.90

2015

10,041.00

2010

14,015.17

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Manufacturing (Mfg)

2,436.35

2016

2,405.38

2015

30.00

1966

2,906.00

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Transport, Storage and Communications

2,570.41

2016

2,517.62

2015

25.00

1966

2,741.30

2009

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Electricity, Gas and Water

1,016.22

2016

1,010.02

2015

-230.70

1982

1,016.22

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Wholesale and Retail Trade, Hotels and Restaurants (WH)

1,977.51

2016

1,959.42

2015

73.00

1966

2,054.11

2014

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Construction

1,024.13

2016

983.96

2015

28.10

1970

1,024.13

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Agriculture and Fishing

190.20

2016

185.37

2015

2.49

1970

208.58

2014

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Finance, Real Estate and Business Services (FR)

7,119.28

2016

6,948.67

2015

1,326.80

2000

7,119.28

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Extraction of Crude Petroleum, Natural Gas and Service Activities Related (...

12,824.59

2016

14,883.57

2015

335.40

1991

31,848.90

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Community, Social and Personal Services (CP)

8,906.02

2016

8,719.91

2015

126.93

1970

8,906.02

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Imputed Bank and Insurance Service Charges

-2,319.66

2016

-2,245.65

2015

-2,319.66

2016

0.00

1981

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Taxes Less Subsidies on Products

-2,238.42

2016

-2,894.98

2015

-4,086.01

2014

554.00

1969

KWD mn

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p

40,942.93

2016

39,540.37

2015

33,079.10

2010

40,942.93

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Transport, Storage and Communications

2,673.16

2016

2,587.09

2015

2,260.50

2011

2,673.16

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Wholesale and Retail Trade, Hotels and Restaurants (WH)

1,654.81

2016

1,688.60

2015

1,610.60

2010

1,805.92

2014

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Agriculture and Fishing

173.95

2016

167.92

2015

149.40

2010

177.38

2014

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Electricity, Gas and Water

1,200.28

2016

1,186.65

2015

662.30

2010

1,302.21

2014

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Construction

716.90

2016

740.89

2015

716.90

2016

789.46

2014

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Finance, Real Estate and Business Services (FR)

6,262.24

2016

6,074.52

2015

5,772.50

2011

6,262.24

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Community, Social and Personal Services (CP)

7,380.11

2016

7,284.02

2015

5,677.90

2010

7,380.11

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Imputed Bank and Insurance Service Charges

-1,941.04

2016

-1,900.55

2015

-1,941.04

2016

-1,685.20

2012

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Extraction of Crude Petroleum, Natural Gas and Service Activities Re...

23,434.86

2016

22,680.44

2015

18,483.90

2010

23,571.40

2012

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: 2010p: Manufacturing (Mfg)

2,134.34

2016

2,247.34

2015

1,977.40

2010

2,779.20

2012

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita: USD

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita: KWD

7,595.94

2016

8,132.40

2015

1,313.00

1970

12,742.07

2012

KWD

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator: YoY

-6.13

2016

-25.96

2015

-25.96

2015

21.77

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP Deflator: 2010p

81.84

2016

87.19

2015

81.84

2016

126.29

2013

2010=100

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

33,506.62

2016

34,473.29

2015

653.00

1962

49,392.23

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Gross National Product

37,514.39

2016

38,292.22

2015

542.00

1964

53,151.24

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Final Consumption

23,857.69

2016

22,663.13

2015

268.00

1962

23,857.69

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: National Disposable Income

29,245.45

2016

30,415.62

2015

804.40

1970

45,234.81

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP: Net Saving

5,387.76

2016

7,752.49

2015

269.30

1970

24,721.25

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth

-10.0

Mar 2017

-12.8

Feb 2017

-100.0

May 1991

1,223.9

Jun 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on Apr 2017
Minerals Production

156,699,000.00

2015

155,602,800.00

2014

127,996,864.00

2009

161,551,800.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Fishery Production: Value

43,191,212.00

2016

38,266,875.00

2015

11,889,523.00

2001

43,191,212.00

2016

KWD

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Petroleum Production: Annual: Crude Oil

1,046,294.00

2014

1,066,564.00

2013

65,803.00

1991

1,086,745.00

2012

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Petroleum Production: Annual: Natural Gas

530,667.00

2014

534,373.00

2013

34,481.00

1991

1,201,600.00

1972

Cub ft mn

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Electricity Production: Generated

3,890.54

Dec 2015

4,118.45

Nov 2015

0.00

Feb 2003

8,265.58

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

13,763.5

Jul 2017

13,077.4

Jun 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

13,763.5

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Government Surplus/Deficit

-4,612.00

2016

3,510.40

2015

-7,327.30

1991

13,228.70

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Debt

4,167.30

Jul 2017

3,967.30

Jun 2017

1,455.00

Jun 2013

4,167.30

Jul 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Labour Productivity Growth

0.11

2016

-3.67

2015

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Population: Annual

4,411.12

2016

4,239.01

2015

1,645.63

1993

4,411.12

2016

Person th

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Population: Kuwaiti

1,351,955.00

2017

1,321,593.00

2016

798,156.00

1999

1,351,955.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Population: Non Kuwaiti

3,085,635.00

2017

3,008,715.00

2016

1,387,747.00

2001

3,085,635.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Labour Force

2,732,886.00

2017

2,645,314.00

2016

1,207,192.00

2000

2,732,886.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male

231,579.00

2017

229,342.00

2016

142,494.00

1999

231,579.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female

217,577.00

2017

211,775.00

2016

75,082.00

1999

217,577.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male

1,798,077.00

2017

1,718,782.00

2016

765,107.00

2001

1,798,077.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female

485,653.00

2017

485,415.00

2016

204,440.00

2000

490,315.00

2012

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Employment

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male

225,765.00

2017

223,320.00

2016

140,871.00

1999

225,765.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female

209,068.00

2017

202,838.00

2016

74,614.00

1999

209,068.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male

1,783,260.00

2017

1,704,606.00

2016

759,359.00

2001

1,783,260.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

481,025.00

2017

481,319.00

2016

203,180.00

2000

481,319.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Unemployment

33,231.00

2016

29,168.00

2015

8,921.00

1999

48,920.00

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male

5,814.00

2017

6,022.00

2016

1,623.00

1999

8,777.00

2008

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female

8,509.00

2017

8,937.00

2016

468.00

1999

10,829.00

2008

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male

14,817.00

2017

14,176.00

2016

5,641.00

1999

18,397.00

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

4,628.00

2017

4,096.00

2016

1,189.00

1999

16,428.00

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.2

Aug 2017

1.3

Jul 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-0.19

Aug 2017

0.28

Jul 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

3.9

Jun 2017

3.9

May 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.40

2022

3.40

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Wholesale Price Index

134.50

Jun 2017

134.30

May 2017

115.70

Oct 2011

134.80

Mar 2017

2007=100

monthly

May 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Exports Growth

9.9

Jun 2017

55.4

Mar 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Aluminum: Exports

22,893.01

2016

42,700.36

2015

303.26

1997

129,739.76

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,002.0

Jun 2017

8,322.4

Mar 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Jun 2017

11.1

Mar 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

5,686.60

2016

5,543.85

2015

1,108.15

1995

9,117.54

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Total Exports

12,844.1

Jun 2017

13,645.5

Mar 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: SITC: Inedible Crude Materials excl Fuels

9.60

Mar 2017

10.60

Dec 2016

7.30

Sep 2015

16.00

Dec 2015

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: SITC: Chemicals

228.80

Mar 2017

171.70

Dec 2016

148.90

Mar 2016

240.20

Sep 2014

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Malaysia

1,457.00

Jun 2017

2,947.00

Mar 2017

0.80

Mar 1995

15,996.60

Jun 2010

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Pakistan

11,466.00

Jun 2017

13,040.00

Mar 2017

252.50

Sep 1997

26,349.90

Dec 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: China

49,024.00

Jun 2017

46,097.00

Mar 2017

7.40

Dec 1994

286,056.50

Dec 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Qatar

9,245.00

Jun 2017

10,102.00

Mar 2017

681.20

Mar 1995

26,910.05

Mar 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia

52,423.00

Jun 2017

54,066.00

Mar 2017

7,186.60

Mar 1995

77,344.00

Jun 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Hong Kong

664.00

Jun 2017

874.13

Mar 2017

622.00

Sep 2016

73,357.10

Sep 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Turkey

45,489.00

Jun 2017

41,258.00

Mar 2017

5,320.30

Sep 2000

52,962.90

Sep 2008

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: European Countries: Western: Germany

141,780.00

Jun 2017

173,461.00

Mar 2017

35,814.90

Mar 1996

173,461.00

Mar 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: Arab Countries: Lebanon

14,695.00

Jun 2017

11,383.00

Mar 2017

2,806.50

Mar 1999

27,871.03

Sep 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: European Countries: Eastern: Hungary

4,736.00

Jun 2017

4,037.00

Mar 2017

664.70

Mar 1996

18,101.10

Mar 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Petroleum Exports: Crude Oil

728,085.00

2014

747,078.00

2013

134,601.00

1982

1,070,575.00

1972

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Petroleum Exports: Refined Products

573,884.00

2014

271,281.00

2013

77,549.00

1992

573,884.00

2014

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance

0.0

2016

4,016.0

2015

-26,478.5

1991

79,130.0

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

436.9

2016

309.2

2015

309.2

2015

3,257.1

2011

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-32.76

Mar 2017

217.20

Dec 2016

-369.46

Dec 2015

817.54

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
External Debt

31,146.3

2010

40,862.6

2009

4,848.0

1997

57,560.8

2007

USD mn

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2010

38.6

2009

16.0

1997

50.2

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2016
Direct Investment Abroad

154.0

Mar 2017

2,405.6

Dec 2016

13.5

Mar 2015

4,153.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Household Debt

1,964.5

Jul 2017

1,625.4

Jun 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Foreign Exchange Reserves

31,268.2

Jun 2017

30,347.4

May 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M1

32,918.29

Jul 2017

34,096.98

Jun 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
M2 Growth

0.9

Apr/2017

0.7

Mar/2017

-4.3

Sep/1996

26.9

Jan/2008

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.3

Jul 2017

4.9

Jun 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

118,805.73

Jul 2017

120,320.07

Jun 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

104.66

Jun 2017

104.56

May 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

107,167.3

Jul 2017

106,508.2

Jun 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

107,167.3

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Deposits

136,907.33

Jul 2017

137,098.92

Jun 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

137,453.47

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.7

Jun 2017

11.2

Mar 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.12

2016

22.39

2015

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply: M3

35,972.00

Jul 2017

36,501.50

Jun 2017

6,516.50

Mar 1994

36,721.00

Mar 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation

1,624.40

Jul 2017

1,902.00

Jun 2017

311.50

Dec 1995

2,008.30

Jul 2014

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2

35,972.00

Jul 2017

36,501.50

Jun 2017

6,378.20

Mar 1994

36,704.20

Mar 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1

9,967.00

Jul 2017

10,344.00

Jun 2017

1,042.40

Sep 1994

10,576.90

May 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Local Banks Time Deposits

30,633.80

Jul 2017

30,733.20

Jun 2017

5,135.90

Mar 1994

30,837.30

Mar 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

4.74

Jul 2017

4.72

Jun 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.303

Jul 2017

0.303

Jun 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Policy Rate

2.75

Sep 2017

2.75

Aug 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate

2.75

Sep 2017

2.75

Aug 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait

10.00

Sep 2017

10.00

Aug 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average

1.62

Jul 2017

1.61

Jun 2017

1.48

Jun 2015

5.72

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Lending Rate: Weighted Average

4.74

Jul 2017

4.72

Jun 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

8.85

Sep 2006

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KIBOR: 3 Months

1.75

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Repo Rate

1.75

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

1.50

Feb 2017

5.87

Mar 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

0.30

Jul 2017

0.30

Jun 2017

0.27

Jul 2008

0.36

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro

347.94

Jul 2017

340.28

Jun 2017

263.35

Jun 2001

424.54

Nov 2009

KWD/1000 EUR

monthly

Feb 2001 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: US Dollar

0.30

Jul 2017

0.30

Jun 2017

0.27

Jul 2008

0.31

Sep 2000

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

3,891

Dec 2015

4,118

Nov 2015

0

Feb 2003

8,266

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,291.00

2016

16,909.00

2015

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

4,311.00

2016

3,852.00

2015

688.00

2012

4,311.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Crude Oil: Production

2,702.00

Aug 2017

2,702.00

Jul 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Crude Oil: Exports

2,128.20

2016

1,963.80

2015

948.20

1999

2,128.20

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

14,240

Dec 2015

14,152

Nov 2015

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Nov 2015

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals

11,208,038.00

2015

10,900,379.00

2014

2,536,697.00

1996

11,208,038.00

2015

Person

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates

90,465.00

2015

79,531.00

2014

11,687.00

2001

90,465.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain

264,144.00

2015

237,507.00

2014

61,726.00

2001

264,144.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia

2,657,036.00

2015

2,485,970.00

2014

660,916.00

2001

2,657,036.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar

58,308.00

2015

49,739.00

2014

16,520.00

2001

58,308.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait

4,267,341.00

2015

4,372,866.00

2014

1,638,307.00

2001

4,372,866.00

2014

Person

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Departures

11,086,483.00

2015

10,803,534.00

2014

2,593,329.00

1996

11,086,483.00

2015

Person

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait

4,275,151.00

2015

4,376,313.00

2014

45,737.00

2010

4,376,313.00

2014

Person

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates

89,256.00

2015

75,604.00

2014

11,677.00

2001

164,695.00

2012

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain

263,070.00

2015

235,997.00

2014

61,201.00

2001

2,151,987.00

2012

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman

23,261.00

2015

22,714.00

2014

10,342.00

2001

23,261.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar

57,495.00

2015

49,066.00

2014

16,465.00

2001

57,495.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Length of Stay: Hotel

34,798.00

Dec 2015

35,194.00

Nov 2015

7,601.00

May 2010

44,430.00

Mar 2015

Night

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Number of Hotels

86.00

2014

93.00

2013

13.00

1966

93.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Number of Hotel Rooms

6,795.00

2014

7,138.00

2013

587.00

1965

7,519.00

2012

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

6,679.7

Sep 2017

6,892.1

Aug 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index: Month End: Official Market

6,892.10

Aug 2017

6,851.62

Jul 2017

1,599.90

Sep 2001

15,456.20

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Market Capitalization: KSE

30,064,806,530.73

Sep 2017

30,060,298,643.34

Aug 2017

15,394,383,481.00

Mar 2009

49,537,532,030.80

Nov 2012

KWD

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Trading Value: Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE): Official Market

426,527.58

Sep 2017

321,120.62

Aug 2017

0.00

Dec 2003

4,926,268.84

Apr 2007

KWD th

monthly

Dec 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Trading Volume: Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE): Official Market

2,081,548.11

Sep 2017

1,746,484.05

Aug 2017

0.00

Dec 2003

25,656,185.50

May 2013

Unit th

monthly

Dec 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Number of Listed Companies: KSE: Official Market

180.00

Sep 2017

181.00

Aug 2017

125.00

Jan 2005

231.00

Dec 2011

Unit

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Investment Companies: CA: Foreign Funds

1,568.00

Jul 2017

1,529.10

Jun 2017

270.20

Jun 2005

2,624.70

Aug 2010

KWD mn

monthly

Mar 2005 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.19

2015

1,791.90

2014

930.00

2005

1,876.19

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

1,277,674.06

2014

1,215,674.65

2013

854,044.00

2009

1,277,674.06

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

89,510.41

2015

63,635.69

2014

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

28,545.16

2016

43,544.19

2015

3,723.09

1999

90,965.16

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

2,435,340.93

2015

2,269,721.84

2014

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,470,026.61

2016

1,596,671.48

2015

134,631.06

1995

1,596,671.48

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

136,068.42

2016

123,576.96

2015

28,486.10

1999

153,141.66

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use

1,925,168.00

2015

1,837,372.00

2014

80,361.00

1965

1,925,168.00

2015

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2015

Updated on 2016
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private

1,552,738.00

2015

1,485,926.00

2014

50,983.00

1965

1,552,738.00

2015

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2015

Updated on 2016
No of Registered Vehicles: New

157,107.00

2015

154,922.00

2014

50,560.00

1995

167,618.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1993 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport

896,749.00

Dec 2015

758,636.00

Nov 2015

357,003.00

Oct 2004

1,255,661.00

Aug 2015

Person

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2015

Updated on Nov 2016
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport

16,058,494.00

Dec 2015

14,386,108.00

Nov 2015

11,273,173.00

Jan 2006

22,488,000.00

Aug 2009

kg

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2015

Updated on Nov 2016
Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo

900.00

Dec 2015

802.00

Nov 2015

504.00

Feb 2012

1,515.00

Jul 2004

Unit

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2015

Updated on Nov 2016