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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

119,534.2

2017

109,406.5

2016

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

35.1

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-06
Nominal GDP Growth

9.695

2017

-4.112

2016

-41.236

1991

137.779

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
GDP per Capita

26,560.357

2017

24,802.403

2016

11,424.600

1998

45,517.859

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP Deflator Growth

12.9

2017

-7.4

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Private Consumption Expenditure

51,954.879

2017

49,483.109

2016

526.400

1962

51,954.879

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Private Consumption: % of GDP

43.5

2017

45.2

2016

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Public Consumption Expenditure

30,047.494

2017

28,123.956

2016

224.000

1962

30,047.494

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.1

2017

25.7

2016

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Investment: % of GDP

29.1

2017

30.0

2016

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Gross National Product

138,513.378

2017

122,184.460

2016

1,517.599

1964

187,423.213

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Gross Savings Rate

30.2

2017

22.3

2016

-126.1

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

76,464.801

2023

75,105.315

2022

23,328.335

1991

76,464.801

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

33,446.419

2023

32,451.366

2022

7,960.513

1991

45,726.188

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.859

2023

3.771

2022

-41.008

1991

82.809

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Nominal GDP: USD mn

119,534.25

2017

109,406.47

2016

1,828.40

1962

174,168.07

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Exports

18,269.80

2017

15,745.20

2016

422.00

1962

36,411.00

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Imports

17,426.50

2017

16,040.50

2016

122.00

1962

17,426.50

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Final Consumption

24,875.40

2017

23,448.00

2016

268.00

1962

24,875.40

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Final Consumption: Government

9,114.90

2017

8,497.30

2016

80.00

1962

9,114.90

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Final Consumption: Private

15,760.50

2017

14,950.70

2016

188.00

1962

15,760.50

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF)

10,541.90

2017

9,903.10

2016

85.00

1962

10,541.90

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Real GDP: YoY

-3.482

2017

2.926

2016

-41.008

1991

82.809

1992

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
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 2017-08-28
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 2017-08-28
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 2017-08-28
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 2017-08-28
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 2017-08-28
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 2017-08-28
GDP per Capita: USD

26,560.36

2017

24,802.40

2016

11,424.60

1998

45,517.86

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP per Capita: KWD

8,057.08

2017

7,493.73

2016

1,313.00

1970

12,742.07

2012

KWD

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP Deflator: YoY

12.93

2017

-7.40

2016

-25.96

2015

21.77

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP Deflator: 2010p

91.18

2017

80.74

2016

80.74

2016

126.29

2013

2010=100

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
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 2018-04-13
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 2018-04-13
GDP: Net Saving

5,387.76

2016

7,752.49

2015

-6,389.80

1991

24,721.25

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-13
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 2018-04-20
Minerals Production

161,871,900.000

2016

156,699,000.000

2015

127,996,864.000

2009

161,871,900.000

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
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 2017-06-04
Petroleum Production: Annual: Crude Oil

1,078,261.00

2016

1,043,420.00

2015

65,803.00

1991

1,086,745.00

2012

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-03
Petroleum Production: Annual: Natural Gas

610,685.00

2016

597,643.00

2015

34,481.00

1991

1,201,600.00

1972

Cub ft mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2016-12-27
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.9

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.791

2023

23.103

2022

4.021

1997

23.791

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

24.576

2023

22.116

2022

1.527

2013

24.576

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.477

2023

24.035

2022

1.655

1991

35.691

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Government Surplus/Deficit

-4,612.000

2016

3,510.400

2015

-7,327.300

1991

13,228.700

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017-04-13
Public Debt

4,192.30

May 2018

4,342.30

Apr 2018

1,455.00

Jun 2013

4,967.30

Sep 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Employed Persons

2,699,118.000

2017

2,612,083.000

2016

1,197,887.000

2000

2,699,118.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.87

2017

1.95

2016

-13.97

2009

91.54

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-20
Forecast: Population

5.196

2023

5.055

2022

1.360

1991

5.196

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.134

2023

1.134

2022

0.500

1992

7.183

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Population: Annual

4,500.48

2017

4,411.12

2016

1,645.63

1993

4,500.48

2017

Person th

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
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 2017-09-26
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 2017-09-26
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 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female

485,653.00

2017

485,415.00

2016

204,440.00

2000

526,379.00

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Employment

2,699,118.00

2017

2,612,083.00

2016

1,197,887.00

2000

2,699,118.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

481,025.00

2017

481,319.00

2016

203,180.00

2000

506,436.00

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Unemployment

33,768.00

2017

33,231.00

2016

8,921.00

1999

48,920.00

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female

8,509.00

2017

8,937.00

2016

468.00

1999

10,829.00

2008

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2018-05-03
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

4,628.00

2017

4,096.00

2016

1,189.00

1999

19,943.00

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

14,582.400

Dec 2017

12,600.000

Dec 2016

6,700.000

Jun 2016

30,000.000

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

87,958.800

Dec 2017

95,400.000

Dec 2016

42,400.000

Jun 2016

126,300.000

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.9

Aug 2018

0.8

Jul 2018

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-20
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.093

Jun 2018

0.187

May 2018

-1.603

Sep 2001

14.196

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.700

2023

2.700

2022

-0.323

1992

15.798

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Wholesale Price Index

135.90

Mar 2018

135.90

Feb 2018

115.70

Oct 2011

135.90

Mar 2018

2007=100

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-22
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Exports

16,449.5

Mar 2018

15,345.3

Dec 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Aluminum: Exports

9,679.139

2017

12,511.244

2016

303.262

1997

129,740.056

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,692.622

2017

357.068

2016

162.927

1995

5,036.942

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Total Imports

8,752.3

Mar 2018

8,932.1

Dec 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,932.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Mar 2018

11.3

Dec 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.992

2023

3.673

2022

-94.781

1991

1,684.788

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Total Exports Growth

19.1

Mar 2018

12.6

Dec 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Exports: Medicament

51,237.785

2017

32,862.646

2016

142.387

1996

51,237.785

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicament

1,084,469.482

2017

868,404.057

2016

102,189.800

1995

1,084,469.482

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

297,843.797

2017

280,309.075

2016

9,325.243

2002

297,843.797

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: SITC: Inedible Crude Materials excl Fuels

9.20

Dec 2017

9.50

Sep 2017

7.30

Sep 2015

16.00

Dec 2015

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
Exports: SITC: Chemicals

157.50

Dec 2017

158.60

Sep 2017

148.90

Mar 2016

240.20

Sep 2014

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Malaysia

5,295.13

Mar 2018

1,409.00

Dec 2017

0.80

Mar 1995

15,996.60

Jun 2010

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Pakistan

21,706.53

Mar 2018

10,227.00

Dec 2017

252.50

Sep 1997

26,349.90

Dec 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: China

61,134.65

Mar 2018

27,143.00

Dec 2017

7.40

Dec 1994

286,056.50

Dec 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Qatar

40,652.82

Mar 2018

49,438.00

Dec 2017

681.20

Mar 1995

49,438.00

Dec 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia

40,434.23

Mar 2018

54,192.00

Dec 2017

7,186.60

Mar 1995

77,344.00

Jun 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Hong Kong

2,225.00

Dec 2017

1,014.00

Sep 2017

622.00

Sep 2016

73,357.10

Sep 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Turkey

52,222.66

Mar 2018

47,251.00

Dec 2017

5,320.30

Sep 2000

52,962.90

Sep 2008

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Imports: European Countries: Western: Germany

148,732.00

Mar 2018

155,478.00

Dec 2017

35,814.90

Mar 1996

173,461.00

Mar 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-08-02
Imports: Arab Countries: Lebanon

10,764.67

Mar 2018

12,116.00

Dec 2017

2,806.50

Mar 1999

27,871.03

Sep 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Imports: European Countries: Eastern: Hungary

3,420.67

Mar 2018

6,692.00

Dec 2017

664.70

Mar 1996

18,101.10

Mar 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Petroleum Exports: Crude Oil

776,726.00

2016

717,384.00

2015

134,601.00

1982

1,070,575.00

1972

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-03
Petroleum Exports: Refined Products

181,927.00

2016

253,914.27

2015

77,549.00

1992

573,884.00

2014

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-03
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Foreign Direct Investment

131.9

2017

294.6

2016

131.9

2017

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Direct Investment Abroad

-2,283.9

Dec 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Current Account Balance

7,578.7

2017

655.3

2016

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-761.305

Dec 2017

-6.623

Sep 2017

-761.305

Dec 2017

1,766.036

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.497

2023

0.700

2022

-26.220

1991

79.133

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT)

-1,264.000

Dec 2017

-634.000

Sep 2017

-5,397.000

Sep 2013

3,925.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
BoP: FA: OT: Assets

-1,361.000

Dec 2017

-1,140.000

Sep 2017

-5,037.000

Sep 2013

4,155.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities

97.000

Dec 2017

506.000

Sep 2017

-841.000

Dec 2012

3,187.000

Mar 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK)

-383.000

Dec 2017

436.000

Sep 2017

-1,320.000

Mar 2016

865.000

Sep 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-12
Number of Investment Companies

68.00

May 2018

68.00

Apr 2018

44.00

Mar 2005

101.00

Sep 2009

Unit

monthly

Mar 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M1

36,541.160

May 2018

35,915.097

Apr 2018

3,504.884

Sep 1994

36,541.160

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Money Supply M2

126,057.327

May 2018

126,179.998

Apr 2018

21,437.293

Mar 1994

126,179.998

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Exchange Reserves

36,635.9

May 2018

34,018.9

Apr 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

36,635.9

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.5

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.294

2017

26.475

2016

1.433

1967

34.901

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.9

Jun 2018

11.4

Mar 2018

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Gold Reserves

104.997

May 2018

105.573

Apr 2018

44.800

Nov 1964

290.284

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Total Deposits

142,242.653

May 2018

142,555.071

Apr 2018

21,699.453

Mar 1994

142,555.071

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Domestic Credit

111,464.4

Aug 2018

111,363.9

Jul 2018

20,673.7

Jan 1994

112,547.6

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Domestic Credit Growth

1.7

May 2018

3.3

Apr 2018

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Household Debt

2,133.0

May 2018

2,143.6

Apr 2018

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Money Supply: M3

38,042.30

May 2018

37,855.30

Apr 2018

6,516.50

Mar 1994

38,042.30

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1

11,027.60

May 2018

10,774.70

Apr 2018

1,042.40

Sep 1994

11,027.60

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation

1,878.80

May 2018

1,696.80

Apr 2018

311.50

Dec 1995

2,008.30

Jul 2014

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2

38,042.30

May 2018

37,854.60

Apr 2018

6,378.20

Mar 1994

38,042.30

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Local Banks Time Deposits

30,867.50

May 2018

30,997.20

Apr 2018

5,135.90

Mar 1994

31,387.30

Dec 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

4.804

May 2018

4.813

Apr 2018

4.325

Nov 2015

9.720

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Exchange Rate against USD

0.303

Sep 2018

0.303

Aug 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Policy Rate

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Short Term Interest Rate

2.06

Sep 2018

2.06

Aug 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate

3.000

Oct 2018

3.000

Sep 2018

2.000

Nov 2015

7.250

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-31
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait

10.000

Oct 2018

10.000

Sep 2018

10.000

Oct 2018

10.000

Oct 2018

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-31
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average

1.61

May 2018

1.60

Apr 2018

1.48

Jun 2015

5.72

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Lending Rate: Weighted Average

4.80

May 2018

4.81

Apr 2018

4.33

Nov 2015

8.85

Sep 2006

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KIBOR: 3 Months

2.063

Oct 2018

2.063

Sep 2018

0.750

Sep 2013

6.120

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-31
Repo Rate

1.750

Jun 2018

1.750

May 2018

1.500

Feb 2017

5.870

Mar 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

0.30

Jun 2018

0.30

May 2018

0.27

Jul 2008

0.36

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro

358.19

May 2018

369.05

Apr 2018

263.35

Jun 2001

424.54

Nov 2009

KWD/1000 EUR

monthly

Feb 2001 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: US Dollar

0.302

Jun 2018

0.302

May 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.308

Sep 2000

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

3,903

Dec 2016

4,272

Nov 2016

0

Feb 2003

8,559

Aug 2016

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-07-25
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,102.000

2017

17,291.000

2016

8,688.000

1999

17,291.000

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Natural Gas: Imports

4,781.000

2017

4,311.000

2016

688.000

2012

4,781.000

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-02
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.143

2017

2.033

2016

0.046

1991

2.143

2017

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Crude Oil: Production

2,731.000

Jun 2018

2,703.000

May 2018

1,828.000

Feb 2002

2,868.000

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Crude Oil: Exports

2,010.000

2017

2,128.200

2016

948.200

1999

2,128.200

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Oil Consumption

449.420

2017

452.821

2016

66.624

1990

508.404

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

18,330

Dec 2016

20,521

Nov 2016

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Visitor Arrivals Growth

28.7

Dec 2016

45.0

Nov 2016

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2017-10-12
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates

104,565.00

2016

90,465.00

2015

11,687.00

2001

104,565.00

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain

237,189.00

2016

264,144.00

2015

61,726.00

2001

264,144.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia

2,621,805.00

2016

2,657,036.00

2015

660,916.00

2001

2,657,036.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar

67,682.00

2016

58,308.00

2015

16,520.00

2001

67,682.00

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait

4,251,259.00

2016

4,267,341.00

2015

1,638,307.00

2001

4,372,866.00

2014

Person

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures

11,187,644.00

2016

11,086,483.00

2015

2,593,329.00

1996

11,187,644.00

2016

Person

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait

4,242,837.00

2016

4,275,151.00

2015

1,050,877.00

1996

4,376,313.00

2014

Person

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates

102,139.00

2016

89,256.00

2015

11,677.00

2001

102,139.00

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain

236,330.00

2016

263,070.00

2015

61,201.00

2001

263,070.00

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman

24,777.00

2016

23,261.00

2015

10,342.00

2001

24,777.00

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar

67,596.00

2016

57,495.00

2015

16,465.00

2001

67,596.00

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Length of Stay: Hotel

32,401.00

Dec 2016

33,241.00

Nov 2016

7,601.00

May 2010

44,430.00

Mar 2015

Night

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-06
Number of Hotels

90.00

2016

84.00

2015

13.00

1966

93.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-06
Number of Hotel Rooms

6,267.00

2016

6,554.00

2015

587.00

1965

7,519.00

2012

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-06
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

77.1

2017

80.3

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Market Capitalization: KSE

27,428,804,353.15

Apr 2018

28,731,654,483.65

Mar 2018

15,394,383,481.00

Mar 2009

49,537,532,030.80

Nov 2012

KWD

monthly

Apr 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

240,825,195.62

Apr 2018

204,776,610.51

May 2018

240,825,195.62

Apr 2018

KWD

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

1,348,617,522.00

Apr 2018

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

1,348,617,522.00

Apr 2018

Unit

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK)

175.00

May 2018

175.00

Apr 2018

175.00

May 2018

175.00

May 2018

Unit

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Investment Companies: CA: Foreign Funds

1,516.30

May 2018

1,514.20

Apr 2018

270.20

Jun 2005

2,624.70

Aug 2010

KWD mn

monthly

Mar 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.188

2015

1,791.905

2014

930.000

2005

1,876.188

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Container Port Throughput

1,262,174.000

2016

1,246,674.000

2015

700,000.000

2010

1,277,674.000

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.830

2017

13.000

2016

4.140

2006

13.000

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

403,234.000

2016

480,000.000

2015

3,316.000

1960

538,219.000

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,392,806.000

2016

5,846,335.000

2015

0.000

1985

7,600,000.000

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Fixed Line

9.950

2016

12.196

2015

1.230

1960

24.014

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

133.071

2016

148.543

2015

0.000

1985

200.928

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Exports: ICT Goods

63,651.958

2016

89,510.409

2015

7,573.472

2000

154,981.501

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

177,346.720

2017

53,923.754

2016

3,723.094

1999

177,346.720

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

21,262.681

2017

1,449.952

2016

782.433

2014

21,262.681

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: ICT Goods

2,011,554.233

2016

2,435,340.926

2015

374,031.818

2001

2,435,340.926

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,795,508.446

2017

1,359,226.150

2016

134,631.056

1995

1,795,508.446

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

157,655.215

2017

113,047.426

2016

28,486.104

1999

157,655.215

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use

2,001,940.00

2016

1,925,168.00

2015

80,361.00

1965

2,001,940.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private

1,612,131.00

2016

1,552,738.00

2015

50,983.00

1965

1,612,131.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
No of Registered Vehicles: New

158,378.00

2016

157,107.00

2015

50,560.00

1995

167,618.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport

982,164.000

Dec 2016

827,513.000

Nov 2016

357,003.000

Oct 2004

1,260,885.000

Aug 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport

17,517,567.000

Dec 2016

16,868,353.000

Nov 2016

11,273,173.000

Jan 2006

22,488,000.000

Aug 2009

kg

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo

511.00

Dec 2016

627.00

Nov 2016

504.00

Feb 2012

1,515.00

Jul 2004

Unit

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11