Kuwait

National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn) 27,984.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Real GDP Growth (%) 0.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 2010 - Sep 2023
Nominal GDP Growth (%) -11.726 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
GDP per Capita (USD) 22,682.592 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
GDP Deflator Growth (%) -10.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 56,322.765 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%) 40.6 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 34,349.530 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%) 24.8 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Investment: % of GDP (%) 24.6 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn) 29,731.557 2019 yearly 1963 - 2019
Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn) 154,464.291 2019 yearly 1964 - 2019
Gross Savings Rate (%) 31.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $) 60,433.730 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) 33,167.066 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) 2.655 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%) 96.410 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%) -10.0 Mar 2017 monthly Jan 1966 - Mar 2017
Minerals Production (Metric Ton) 135,203,800.000 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2022 yearly 1988 - 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 20,955.438 2022 yearly 1988 - 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2022 yearly 1986 - 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 682.8 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 1993 - Jan 2024
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 28.396 2028 yearly 1985 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 9.523 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 29.444 2028 yearly 1985 - 2028
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -1,092.520 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 347.935 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 821.421 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,452.022 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 17,803.518 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 18,074.618 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 18,896.039 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Jan 2024
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn) 4.7 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Labour Force Participation Rate (%) 71.5 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Employed Persons (Person) 2,546,099.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.93 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Labour Productivity Growth (%) 1.29 2018 yearly 1993 - 2018
Forecast: Population (Person mn) 5.318 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%) 2.200 2028 yearly 2002 - 2028
Population: Annual (Person th) 4,737.000 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰) 13.050 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Labour Force (Person) 2,570,091.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 234,567.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 495,245.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 230,619.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,609,660.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,606,498.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 224,988.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Employment (Person) 2,546,099.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 494,827.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 219,786.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 3,162.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 9,579.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment (Person) 23,992.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 418.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 10,833.000 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit) 2,583,988 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit) 110,118 2022 yearly 2005 - 2022
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%) 9.9 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit) 16,653.000 Dec 2022 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2022
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) 93,465.000 Dec 2022 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2022
Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2024 monthly Jul 1992 - Feb 2024
Core CPI Change (%) 2.944 Feb 2024 monthly May 2017 - Feb 2024
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%) 4.996 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Producer Price Index Growth (%) 1.9 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1974 - Dec 2023
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%) 2.011 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Wholesale Price Index (2007=100) 148.300 Dec 2023 monthly May 2011 - Dec 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.994 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,006.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 61.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 152,297.350 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 529,113.260 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 17,111.420 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,144,894.403 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 442,329.808 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 4.443 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1973 - Dec 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 266.038 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 27.186 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 505.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,557.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 15,358.8 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 37.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 196.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -224.952 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -99.8 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -28.282 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 59,638.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.3 2022 yearly 2014 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 29.379 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 105,184.786 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn) 10.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 41.000 Dec 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 34,098.521 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 126,586.246 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
M2 Growth (%) -0.6 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,142.5 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 25.497 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 103.073 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 1961 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 157,920.013 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.9 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 128,049.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 0.2 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2024
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,157.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 175,098.033 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.65 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Jan 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 100.05 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2023
Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%) 17.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2023
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%) 19.2 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa) 5.010 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 1979 - Jan 2024
Exchange Rate against USD (USD/KWD) 0.307 Jun 2023 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2023
Policy Rate (% pa) 4.25 Mar 2024 monthly Jul 1999 - Mar 2024
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa) 4.31 Mar 2024 monthly Nov 2001 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD) 0.303 Dec 2018 monthly Dec 1993 - Dec 2018
Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh) 4,675 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn) 13,883.000 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn) 7,480.532 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn) 2.100 2022 yearly 1965 - 2022
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th) 2,421.000 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2024
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th) 1,878.852 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th) 431.000 2022 yearly 1965 - 2022
Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person) 7,439 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2021
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%) 17.7 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2021
Tourism Revenue (USD mn) 524 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Tourism Revenue Growth (%) -56.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Mar2018=1000) 7,327.2 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2024
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%) 83.5 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Market Capitalization (USD mn) 140,243.587 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 2005 - Mar 2024
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD) 204,776,610.51 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 1,198,027,674.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 175.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Registered Motor Vehicles (Unit th) 1,876.188 2015 yearly 2005 - 2015
Container Port Throughput (TEU) 863,618.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100) 11.440 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit) 572,511.000 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person) 7,726,449.000 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number) 13.411 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Teledensity: Mobile (Number) 180.995 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th) 78,351.476 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 402,341.827 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Television (USD th) 32,373.160 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th) 2,241,712.616 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 402,341.827 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Television (USD th) 32,373.160 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit) 203,405.000 2022 yearly 1993 - 2022

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