Kuwait

National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn) 30,136.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2020
Real GDP Growth (%) -2.5 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Mar 2020
Nominal GDP Growth (%) -8.826 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2020
GDP per Capita (USD) 30,436.744 2018 yearly 1993 - 2018
GDP Deflator Growth (%) -7.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2020
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 55,117.834 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%) 39.2 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 31,871.013 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%) 22.7 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Investment: % of GDP (%) 25.2 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn) 35,456.308 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn) 159,279.667 2018 yearly 1964 - 2018
Gross Savings Rate (%) 36.1 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $) 44,697.438 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) 25,265.213 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) 2.440 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%) 100.486 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn) 26,266.448 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn) 9,623.513 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn) 10,706.144 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: Exports (KWD mn) 24,091.737 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: Imports (KWD mn) 18,589.475 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn) 21,246.484 2018 yearly 2010 - 2018
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn) 7,865.439 2018 yearly 2010 - 2018
GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn) 9,334.477 2018 yearly 2010 - 2018
GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn) 24,329.589 2018 yearly 2010 - 2018
GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn) 15,647.706 2018 yearly 2010 - 2018
GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD) 9,190.433 2018 yearly 1964 - 2018
GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100) 103.776 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn) 48,094.800 2018 yearly 1964 - 2018
GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn) 40,298.454 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn) 14,032.006 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%) -10.0 Mar 2017 monthly Jan 1966 - Mar 2017
Minerals Production (Metric Ton) 151,211,100.000 2018 yearly 2009 - 2018
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.6 2017 yearly 1988 - 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -10,753.192 2017 yearly 1988 - 2017
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.4 2017 yearly 1986 - 2017
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,442.1 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 23.881 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 38.428 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.442 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -3,247.800 2018 yearly 1989 - 2018
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Public Debt (KWD mn) 1,050.000 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2020
Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn) 4.6 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Labour Force Participation Rate (%) 73.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Employed Persons (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Productivity Growth (%) -1.19 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Forecast: Population (Person mn) 5.603 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Employment (Person mn) 0.000 yearly -
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%) 1.087 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Population: Annual (Person th) 4,621.638 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Population: Kuwaiti (Person) 1,386,363.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person) 3,177,606.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰) 13.050 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Labour Force (Person) 2,787,826.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 227,964.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 216,314.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,877,988.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 465,560.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 200,990.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 189,949.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,873,692.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 464,869.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment (Person) 58,326.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 26,974.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 26,365.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 4,296.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 691.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit) 2,203,723 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit) 113,000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%) 9.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit) 14,407.000 Dec 2019 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) 98,593.000 Dec 2019 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2019
Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%) 2.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1992 - Nov 2020
Core CPI Change (%) 1.379 Oct 2020 monthly May 2017 - Oct 2020
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%) 9.827 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2020
Producer Price Index Growth (%) 0.4 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1974 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%) 2.500 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Wholesale Price Index (2007=100) 138.100 Sep 2020 monthly May 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.244 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,248.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,411.0 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -39.9 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 12,357.584 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 43,537.254 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,874.075 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,135.6 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.1 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 951,801.648 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 308,705.513 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.556 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 159.166 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Jul 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 51.770 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Jul 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 498.515 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Jun 2020
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 365.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,418.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 4.7 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -380.8 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.3 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 71.969 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 5.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 64.513 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 58,931.0 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.030 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 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: 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 (KWD mn) 10.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 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: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 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: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 58.000 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Nov 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 41,504.671 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 131,348.959 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
M2 Growth (%) 4.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 44,778.9 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 28.180 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 104.056 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 149,879.036 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.0 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 111,069.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 0.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,336.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 130,551.938 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.07 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 94.56 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 40,068.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 40,068.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,661.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 2,231.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 35,242.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%) 23.3 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 2007 - 2018
Central Bank of Kuwait: Assets (KWD mn) 13,817.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Local Banks: Assets (KWD mn) 73,497.800 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2020
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa) 3.927 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1979 - Nov 2020
Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD) 0.306 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Policy Rate (% pa) 1.50 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Dec 2020
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa) 1.50 Oct 2020 monthly Nov 2001 - Oct 2020
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa) 10.000 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 2001 - Dec 2020
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa) 1.479 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2020
Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa) 3.927 Nov 2020 monthly Mar 2003 - Nov 2020
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR) 360.834 Nov 2020 monthly Feb 2001 - Nov 2020
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) 4,097 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2018
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn) 13,952.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn) 4,509.010 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn) 2.275 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th) 2,297.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th) 1,986.320 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th) 426.595 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person) 12,316 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%) -32.8 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2017
Tourism Revenue (USD mn) 919 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth (%) 42.9 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person) 112,457.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person) 231,964.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person) 3,580,402.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person) 130,810.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person) 4,071,667.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Visitor Departures (Person) 12,447,512.000 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person) 4,074,541.000 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person) 112,673.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person) 231,778.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person) 42,663.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person) 127,313.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Length of Stay: Hotel (Night) 25,768.000 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2017
Number of Hotels (Unit) 90.000 2017 yearly 1964 - 2017
Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit) 6,294.000 2017 yearly 1964 - 2017
Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Mar2018=1000) 5,546.0 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2018 - Dec 2020
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%) 87.5 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Market Capitalization (USD mn) 106,249.455 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD) 32,220,147,334.480 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2005 - Dec 2020
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
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th) 1,876.188 2015 yearly 2005 - 2015
Container Port Throughput (TEU) 959,575.625 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100) 11.440 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit) 515,542.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person) 7,327,030.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number) 12.461 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Teledensity: Mobile (Number) 174.159 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th) 90,048.624 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 82,962.408 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Television (USD th) 5,362.271 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th) 2,476,986.449 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 1,576,023.369 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Television (USD th) 130,569.043 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit) 2,075,475.000 2018 yearly 1965 - 2018
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit) 1,793,739.000 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit) 150,526.000 2018 yearly 1993 - 2018
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg) 22,252,373.000 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2019

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