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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
GDP: Exports

18,269.800

2017

15,745.200

2016

422.000

1962

36,411.000

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Imports

17,426.500

2017

16,040.500

2016

122.000

1962

17,426.500

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Final Consumption

24,875.400

2017

23,448.000

2016

268.000

1962

24,875.400

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

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

9,114.900

2017

8,497.300

2016

80.000

1962

9,114.900

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

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

15,760.500

2017

14,950.700

2016

188.000

1962

15,760.500

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

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

10,541.900

2017

9,903.100

2016

85.000

1962

10,541.900

2017

KWD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption

20,167.400

2017

19,514.600

2016

15,223.800

2010

20,167.400

2017

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government

7,543.900

2017

7,252.800

2016

5,666.600

2010

7,543.900

2017

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private

12,838.322

2016

12,123.050

2015

9,557.200

2010

12,838.322

2016

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-28
GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation

9,258.900

2017

8,798.300

2016

5,704.100

2011

9,258.900

2017

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
GDP: 2010p: Exports

25,960.000

2017

26,835.300

2016

22,055.000

2010

27,137.700

2012

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
GDP: 2010p: Imports

16,105.800

2017

14,450.900

2016

10,041.000

2010

16,105.800

2017

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
Nominal GDP: USD mn

36,486.904

Sep 2018

35,462.831

Jun 2018

24,295.787

Mar 2016

45,802.918

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
Nominal GDP: USD mn

36,486.904

Sep 2018

35,462.831

Jun 2018

24,295.787

Mar 2016

45,802.918

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
Nominal GDP: USD mn

36,486.904

Sep 2018

35,462.831

Jun 2018

24,295.787

Mar 2016

45,802.918

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
Real GDP Growth

1.834

Sep 2018

0.605

Jun 2018

-4.649

Mar 2017

16.477

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
Real GDP Growth

1.834

Sep 2018

0.605

Jun 2018

-4.649

Mar 2017

16.477

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
GDP per Capita: USD

26,560.357

2017

24,802.403

2016

11,424.600

1998

45,517.859

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
GDP per Capita: KWD

8,057.078

2017

7,493.734

2016

1,313.000

1970

12,742.067

2012

KWD

yearly

1964 - 2017

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

92.312

2017

81.223

2016

81.223

2016

126.286

2013

2010=100

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
GDP Deflator Growth

24.624

Sep 2018

20.707

Jun 2018

-29.002

Mar 2015

28.773

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
GDP Deflator Growth

24.624

Sep 2018

20.707

Jun 2018

-29.002

Mar 2015

28.773

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-09
GDP: Gross National Product

42,018.000

2017

36,916.500

2016

542.000

1964

53,151.244

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: National Disposable Income

34,334.500

2017

28,643.900

2016

804.400

1970

45,234.808

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP: Net Saving

9,459.100

2017

5,196.000

2016

-6,389.797

1991

24,721.247

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
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

34,759,188.000

2017

43,191,212.000

2016

11,889,523.000

2001

43,191,212.000

2016

KWD

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-18
Petroleum Production: Annual: Crude Oil

1,078,261.000

2016

1,043,420.000

2015

65,803.000

1991

1,086,745.000

2012

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2016

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

610,685.000

2016

597,643.000

2015

34,481.000

1991

1,201,600.000

1972

Cub ft mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-03
Electricity Production: Generated

3,903.205

Dec 2016

4,272.176

Nov 2016

0.000

Feb 2003

8,559.438

Aug 2016

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-07-25
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 Expenditure: Capital

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

14.100

1990

226.600

2010

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

4.600

1992

486.000

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

273.000

1991

32,008.500

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

273.000

1991

32,008.500

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

273.000

1991

32,008.500

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

4.600

1992

486.000

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

4.600

1992

486.000

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

4.600

1992

486.000

2016

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

273.000

1991

32,008.500

2013

KWD mn

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

2,998.100

1989

21,415.500

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

14.100

1990

226.600

2010

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

14.100

1990

226.600

2010

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

1,908.100

1989

14,271.400

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

1,908.100

1989

14,271.400

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

1,908.100

1989

14,271.400

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

14.100

1990

226.600

2010

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

1,908.100

1989

14,271.400

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
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
Government Expenditure

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

2,998.100

1989

21,415.500

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

2,998.100

1989

21,415.500

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

2,998.100

1989

21,415.500

2015

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Public Debt

4,192.300

May 2018

4,342.300

Apr 2018

1,455.000

Jun 2013

4,967.300

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

4,500.476

2017

4,411.124

2016

1,645.627

1993

4,500.476

2017

Person th

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Population: Kuwaiti

1,386,363.000

2018

1,351,955.000

2017

798,156.000

1999

1,386,363.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Population: Non Kuwaiti

3,177,606.000

2018

3,085,635.000

2017

1,387,747.000

2001

3,177,606.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force

2,732,886.000

2017

2,645,314.000

2016

1,207,192.000

2000

2,732,886.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male

227,964.000

2018

231,579.000

2017

142,494.000

1999

231,579.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female

217,577.000

2017

211,775.000

2016

75,082.000

1999

217,577.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male

1,877,988.000

2018

1,798,077.000

2017

765,107.000

2001

1,877,988.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female

465,560.000

2018

485,653.000

2017

204,440.000

2000

526,379.000

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment

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
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male

200,990.000

2018

225,765.000

2017

140,871.000

1999

225,765.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female

189,949.000

2018

209,068.000

2017

74,614.000

1999

209,068.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male

1,873,692.000

2018

1,783,260.000

2017

759,359.000

2001

1,873,692.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

464,869.000

2018

481,025.000

2017

203,180.000

2000

506,436.000

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment

33,768.000

2017

33,231.000

2016

8,921.000

1999

48,920.000

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

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

26,974.000

2018

5,814.000

2017

1,623.000

1999

26,974.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female

26,365.000

2018

8,509.000

2017

468.000

1999

26,365.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male

4,296.000

2018

14,817.000

2017

4,296.000

2018

18,397.000

2011

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female

691.000

2018

4,628.000

2017

691.000

2018

19,943.000

2015

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
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

136.400

Jun 2018

136.100

May 2018

115.700

Oct 2011

136.400

Jun 2018

2007=100

monthly

May 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
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
Trade Balance: Quarterly

3,138.600

Sep 2018

2,645.300

Jun 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Trade Balance: Quarterly

3,138.600

Sep 2018

2,645.300

Jun 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Trade Balance: Quarterly

3,138.600

Sep 2018

2,645.300

Jun 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

24.500

Dec 2014

53.400

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

24.500

Dec 2014

53.400

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

24.500

Dec 2014

53.400

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Chemicals

240.000

Jun 2018

288.900

Mar 2018

148.900

Mar 2016

288.900

Mar 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-23
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

22.900

Sep 2016

47.700

Dec 2015

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

22.900

Sep 2016

47.700

Dec 2015

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

22.900

Sep 2016

47.700

Dec 2015

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Malaysia

5,295.129

Mar 2018

1,409.000

Dec 2017

0.800

Mar 1995

15,996.600

Jun 2010

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

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

23,302.000

Jun 2018

21,706.531

Mar 2018

252.500

Sep 1997

26,349.900

Dec 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: China

71,415.000

Jun 2018

61,134.651

Mar 2018

7.400

Dec 1994

286,056.500

Dec 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Qatar

27,739.000

Jun 2018

40,652.817

Mar 2018

681.200

Mar 1995

49,438.000

Dec 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia

40,985.000

Jun 2018

40,434.227

Mar 2018

7,186.600

Mar 1995

77,344.000

Jun 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Hong Kong

1,985.000

Sep 2018

905.000

Jun 2018

622.000

Sep 2016

73,357.100

Sep 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-12-06
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Turkey

54,056.000

Jun 2018

52,222.663

Mar 2018

5,320.300

Sep 2000

54,056.000

Jun 2018

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Imports: European Countries: Western: Germany

148,731.773

Mar 2018

155,478.000

Dec 2017

35,814.900

Mar 1996

173,468.000

Mar 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Imports: Arab Countries: Lebanon

11,611.000

Jun 2018

10,764.666

Mar 2018

2,806.500

Mar 1999

27,871.026

Sep 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Imports: European Countries: Eastern: Hungary

6,184.000

Jun 2018

3,420.669

Mar 2018

664.700

Mar 1996

18,101.100

Mar 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Petroleum Exports: Crude Oil

776,726.000

2016

717,384.000

2015

134,601.000

1982

1,070,575.000

1972

Barrel th

yearly

1964 - 2016

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

181,927.000

2016

253,914.270

2015

77,549.000

1992

573,884.000

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: 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: Financial Derivatives: Assets

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

-269.000

Dec 2017

167.000

Mar 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

-229.000

Dec 2017

431.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

-231.000

Dec 2017

537.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

908.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

908.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

-231.000

Dec 2017

537.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

-229.000

Dec 2017

431.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

-6,888.000

Jun 2014

-837.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

-229.000

Dec 2017

431.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

-6,888.000

Jun 2014

-837.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

-269.000

Dec 2017

167.000

Mar 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

-269.000

Dec 2017

167.000

Mar 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

-6,888.000

Jun 2014

-837.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

908.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

-231.000

Dec 2017

537.000

Jun 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

-168.000

Mar 2017

270.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

-168.000

Mar 2017

270.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

-168.000

Mar 2017

270.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
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
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: 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: Net Errors and Omissions

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

-1,788.000

Sep 2015

2,889.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

-1,788.000

Sep 2015

2,889.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

-1,788.000

Sep 2015

2,889.000

Dec 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Sep 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Dec 2014

86.000

Jun 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Dec 2014

86.000

Jun 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: Capital Account: Debit

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

0.000

Dec 2014

86.000

Jun 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Number of Investment Companies

68.000

Aug 2018

68.000

Jul 2018

44.000

Mar 2005

101.000

Sep 2009

Unit

monthly

Mar 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
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

38,042.300

May 2018

37,855.300

Apr 2018

6,516.500

Mar 1994

38,042.300

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

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

10,212.500

Aug 2018

10,673.600

Jul 2018

1,042.400

Sep 1994

11,027.600

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation

1,878.800

May 2018

1,696.800

Apr 2018

311.500

Dec 1995

2,008.300

Jul 2014

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

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

37,924.900

Aug 2018

38,036.000

Jul 2018

6,378.200

Mar 1994

38,419.000

Jun 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Local Banks Time Deposits

32,114.100

Aug 2018

31,549.600

Jul 2018

5,135.900

Mar 1994

32,114.100

Aug 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
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

1.701

Sep 2018

1.693

Aug 2018

1.478

Jun 2015

5.719

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-11-20
Lending Rate: Weighted Average

4.820

Aug 2018

4.812

Jul 2018

4.325

Nov 2015

8.846

Sep 2006

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
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

0.302

Jun 2018

0.302

May 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

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

358.195

May 2018

369.051

Apr 2018

263.350

Jun 2001

424.539

Nov 2009

KWD/1000 EUR

monthly

Feb 2001 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

0.265

Jun 2008

0.308

Jan 2002

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

0.265

Jun 2008

0.308

Jan 2002

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

0.265

Jun 2008

0.308

Jan 2002

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
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

11,208,038.000

2015

10,900,379.000

2014

2,536,697.000

1996

11,208,038.000

2015

Person

yearly

1996 - 2015

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

104,565.000

2016

90,465.000

2015

11,687.000

2001

104,565.000

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

237,189.000

2016

264,144.000

2015

61,726.000

2001

264,144.000

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

2,621,805.000

2016

2,657,036.000

2015

660,916.000

2001

2,657,036.000

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

67,682.000

2016

58,308.000

2015

16,520.000

2001

67,682.000

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

4,251,259.000

2016

4,267,341.000

2015

1,638,307.000

2001

4,372,866.000

2014

Person

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11
Visitor Departures

11,187,644.000

2016

11,086,483.000

2015

2,593,329.000

1996

11,187,644.000

2016

Person

yearly

1996 - 2016

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

4,242,837.000

2016

4,275,151.000

2015

1,050,877.000

1996

4,376,313.000

2014

Person

yearly

1996 - 2016

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

102,139.000

2016

89,256.000

2015

11,677.000

2001

102,139.000

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

236,330.000

2016

263,070.000

2015

61,201.000

2001

263,070.000

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

24,777.000

2016

23,261.000

2015

10,342.000

2001

24,777.000

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

67,596.000

2016

57,495.000

2015

16,465.000

2001

67,596.000

2016

Person

yearly

2001 - 2016

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

32,401.000

Dec 2016

33,241.000

Nov 2016

7,601.000

May 2010

44,430.000

Mar 2015

Night

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-06
Number of Hotels

90.000

2016

84.000

2015

13.000

1966

93.000

2013

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-02-06
Number of Hotel Rooms

6,267.000

2016

6,554.000

2015

587.000

1965

7,519.000

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

1,475.500

Sep 2018

1,496.400

Aug 2018

270.200

Jun 2005

2,624.700

Aug 2010

KWD mn

monthly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-11-20
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

2,001,940.000

2016

1,925,168.000

2015

80,361.000

1965

2,001,940.000

2016

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

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

1,612,131.000

2016

1,552,738.000

2015

50,983.000

1965

1,612,131.000

2016

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

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

158,378.000

2016

157,107.000

2015

50,560.000

1995

167,618.000

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

511.000

Dec 2016

627.000

Nov 2016

504.000

Feb 2012

1,515.000

Jul 2004

Unit

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-02-11