Kuwait

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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

141,698.1

2018

119,534.3

2017

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Real GDP Growth

1.2

2018

-3.5

2017

-41.0

1991

82.8

1992

%

yearly

1971 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Nominal GDP Growth

17.997

2018

9.695

2017

-41.236

1991

137.779

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
GDP per Capita

30,659.724

2018

26,560.367

2017

11,424.600

1998

45,517.859

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-28
GDP Deflator Growth

16.6

2018

13.7

2017

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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 2019-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

43.5

2017

45.2

2016

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
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 2019-03-29
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.1

2017

25.7

2016

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Investment: % of GDP

29.1

2017

30.0

2016

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
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 2019-03-29
Gross Savings Rate

30.2

2017

22.3

2016

-126.1

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

75,351.860

2024

73,741.200

2023

23,712.380

1991

75,351.860

2024

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

31,823.630

2024

31,119.260

2023

7,960.510

1991

45,726.190

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.880

2024

2.741

2023

-41.008

1991

82.809

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
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: 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: 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

12,623.500

2017

12,261.800

2016

9,557.200

2010

12,623.500

2017

KWD mn

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-07
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
GDP per Capita: USD

30,659.724

2018

26,560.367

2017

11,424.600

1998

45,517.859

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-28
GDP per Capita: KWD

9,257.903

2018

8,057.081

2017

1,313.000

1970

12,742.067

2012

KWD

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-28
GDP Deflator: 2010p

107.592

2018

92.312

2017

81.223

2016

126.286

2013

2010=100

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-28
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
Minerals Production

148,976,600.000

2017

161,871,900.000

2016

127,996,864.000

2009

161,871,900.000

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
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

3,810.967

Dec 2017

4,454.368

Nov 2017

0.000

Feb 2003

9,107.918

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

8.3

2018

13.1

2017

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Forecast: Government Expenditure

26.176

2024

25.157

2023

4.021

1997

26.176

2024

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Government Net Debt

19.913

2024

17.113

2023

1.527

2013

19.913

2024

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Government Revenue

28.495

2024

27.708

2023

1.655

1991

35.691

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
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 Surplus/Deficit

-4,608.400

2017

-4,612.000

2016

-7,327.300

1991

13,228.700

2012

KWD mn

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-10
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 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 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: 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 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

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 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
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

3,392.300

Mar 2019

3,442.300

Feb 2019

1,455.000

Jun 2013

4,967.300

Sep 2017

KWD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

4.6

2018

4.5

2017

1.6

1993

4.6

2018

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Labour Force Participation Rate

73.9

2018

74.1

2017

65.6

1990

75.0

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Employed Persons

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

1,197,887.000

2000

2,729,500.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Unemployment Rate

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

1.47

2018

-4.57

2017

-14.52

2009

91.80

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Forecast: Population

5.394

2024

5.248

2023

1.360

1991

5.394

2024

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.322

2024

1.322

2023

0.500

1992

7.183

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Population: Annual

4,621.638

2018

4,500.476

2017

1,645.627

1993

4,621.638

2018

Person th

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
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
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

12.860

2016

19.600

2008

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

12.860

2016

19.600

2008

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

12.860

2016

19.600

2008

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

12.860

2016

19.600

2008

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Labour Force

2,787,826.000

2018

2,732,886.000

2017

1,207,192.000

2000

2,787,826.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
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

216,314.000

2018

217,577.000

2017

75,082.000

1999

217,577.000

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
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

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

1,197,887.000

2000

2,729,500.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
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

58,326.000

2018

33,768.000

2017

8,921.000

1999

58,326.000

2018

Person

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
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 2019-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
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 2018-10-10
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 2018-10-10
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.8

Mar 2019

0.6

Feb 2019

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-22
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.373

Feb 2019

0.000

Jan 2019

-1.603

Sep 2001

14.196

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-15
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.000

2024

3.000

2023

-0.323

1992

15.798

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Wholesale Price Index

137.000

Mar 2019

136.900

Feb 2019

115.700

Oct 2011

137.000

Mar 2019

2007=100

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Exports

17,821.5

Dec 2018

19,638.7

Sep 2018

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Aluminum: Exports

8,663.093

2017

12,602.156

2016

303.262

1997

129,734.013

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
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

8,634.3

Dec 2018

9,271.8

Sep 2018

39.8

Mar 1978

9,271.8

Sep 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Total Imports Growth

-2.7

Dec 2018

11.5

Sep 2018

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.863

2024

1.865

2023

-94.781

1991

1,684.790

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-09
Total Exports Growth

14.8

Dec 2018

51.1

Sep 2018

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Exports: Medicament

51,752.897

2017

32,652.481

2016

142.387

1996

51,752.897

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

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

297,843.794

2017

280,309.075

2016

9,325.243

2002

297,843.794

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Trade Balance: Quarterly

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

25.300

Jun 1998

7,065.900

Mar 2012

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
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

222.600

Dec 2018

246.800

Sep 2018

148.900

Mar 2016

288.900

Mar 2018

KWD mn

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
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

1,722.000

Dec 2018

1,490.000

Sep 2018

0.800

Mar 1995

15,996.600

Jun 2010

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: Pakistan

16,254.000

Dec 2018

25,938.000

Sep 2018

252.500

Sep 1997

26,349.900

Dec 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Exports: Non Oil: Asian Non Arab Countries: China

80,693.000

Dec 2018

74,504.000

Sep 2018

7.400

Dec 1994

286,056.500

Dec 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Qatar

37,574.000

Dec 2018

23,423.000

Sep 2018

681.200

Mar 1995

49,438.000

Dec 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Exports: Non Oil: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia

42,304.000

Dec 2018

41,598.000

Sep 2018

7,186.600

Mar 1995

77,344.000

Jun 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Hong Kong

1,231.000

Dec 2018

1,985.000

Sep 2018

622.000

Sep 2016

73,357.100

Sep 2009

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Imports: Asian Non Arab Countries: Turkey

49,105.000

Dec 2018

54,459.000

Sep 2018

5,320.300

Sep 2000

54,459.000

Sep 2018

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Imports: European Countries: Western: Germany

149,650.000

Dec 2018

154,975.000

Sep 2018

35,814.900

Mar 1996

173,461.000

Mar 2017

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Imports: Arab Countries: Lebanon

18,126.000

Dec 2018

17,877.000

Sep 2018

2,806.500

Mar 1999

27,871.026

Sep 2015

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Imports: European Countries: Eastern: Hungary

15,400.000

Dec 2018

4,384.000

Sep 2018

664.700

Mar 1996

18,101.100

Mar 2012

KWD th

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
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

-9.9

2018

112.1

2017

-9.9

2018

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Direct Investment Abroad

1,603.9

Dec 2018

1,595.4

Sep 2018

-1,271.6

Sep 2017

6,192.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Current Account Balance

25,069.8

2018

8,010.6

2017

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

-0.0

2018

0.1

2017

-0.0

2018

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Foreign Portfolio Investment

102.095

Dec 2018

267.548

Sep 2018

-701.725

Dec 2017

1,766.036

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-06
Forecast: Current Account Balance

9.457

2024

9.959

2023

-26.220

1991

79.133

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT)

-1,407.000

Sep 2018

-529.000

Jun 2018

-5,397.000

Sep 2013

3,925.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
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: 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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
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: 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: 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: 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: 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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: OT: Assets

-2,795.000

Sep 2018

-968.000

Jun 2018

-5,037.000

Sep 2013

4,155.000

Mar 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: FA: OT: Liabilities

1,389.000

Sep 2018

440.000

Jun 2018

-841.000

Dec 2012

3,187.000

Mar 2017

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK)

448.000

Sep 2018

-961.000

Jun 2018

-1,320.000

Mar 2016

865.000

Sep 2016

KWD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
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 2019-04-24
Number of Investment Companies

62.000

Mar 2019

63.000

Feb 2019

44.000

Mar 2005

101.000

Sep 2009

Unit

monthly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M1

34,563.412

Mar 2019

33,911.678

Feb 2019

3,504.884

Sep 1994

36,541.160

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Money Supply M2

128,298.999

Mar 2019

127,477.838

Feb 2019

21,437.293

Mar 1994

128,298.999

Mar 2019

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Foreign Exchange Reserves

35,268.0

Feb 2019

35,255.2

Jan 2019

23.2

Jan 1968

36,635.9

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-03-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.9

2017

2.2

2016

1.9

2017

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Household Debt: % of GDP

19.0

2018

18.5

2017

5.1

2011

19.0

2018

%

yearly

1997 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

24.551

2018

26.294

2017

1.433

1967

28.359

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

12.1

Dec 2018

11.1

Sep 2018

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Gold Reserves

104.604

Feb 2019

104.742

Jan 2019

44.800

Nov 1964

290.284

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-03-18
Total Deposits

142,208.300

Mar 2019

140,890.383

Feb 2019

21,699.453

Mar 1994

143,955.773

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Domestic Credit

116,493.4

Mar 2019

116,014.3

Feb 2019

20,673.7

Jan 1994

116,493.4

Mar 2019

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Domestic Credit Growth

5.1

Mar 2019

4.3

Feb 2019

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Household Debt

2,853.1

Mar 2019

2,383.7

Feb 2019

173.9

Feb 2002

2,923.7

Dec 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Money Supply: M3

38,947.300

Mar 2019

38,680.900

Feb 2019

6,516.500

Mar 1994

38,947.300

Mar 2019

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1

10,492.300

Mar 2019

10,289.900

Feb 2019

1,042.400

Sep 1994

11,027.600

May 2018

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation

1,803.300

Mar 2019

1,805.900

Feb 2019

311.500

Dec 1995

2,008.300

Jul 2014

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2

38,947.300

Mar 2019

38,680.900

Feb 2019

6,378.200

Mar 1994

38,947.300

Mar 2019

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Local Banks Time Deposits

34,115.900

Mar 2019

33,526.600

Feb 2019

5,135.900

Mar 1994

34,115.900

Mar 2019

KWD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

4.827

Mar 2019

4.827

Feb 2019

4.325

Nov 2015

9.720

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Exchange Rate against USD

0.304

Apr 2019

0.304

Mar 2019

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Policy Rate

3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

2.69

Apr 2019

2.69

Mar 2019

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate

3.000

Apr 2019

3.000

Mar 2019

2.000

Nov 2015

7.250

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait

10.000

Apr 2019

10.000

Mar 2019

10.000

Apr 2019

10.000

Apr 2019

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average

1.869

Mar 2019

1.858

Feb 2019

1.478

Jun 2015

5.719

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Lending Rate: Weighted Average

4.827

Mar 2019

4.827

Feb 2019

4.325

Nov 2015

8.846

Sep 2006

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KIBOR: 3 Months

2.688

Apr 2019

2.688

Mar 2019

0.750

Sep 2013

6.120

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Repo Rate

2.500

Apr 2019

2.500

Mar 2019

1.500

Feb 2017

5.870

Mar 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

0.304

Apr 2019

0.304

Mar 2019

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro

343.591

Mar 2019

344.737

Feb 2019

263.350

Jun 2001

424.539

Nov 2009

KWD/1000 EUR

monthly

Feb 2001 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
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

0.304

Apr 2019

0.304

Mar 2019

0.265

Jul 2008

0.308

Sep 2000

KWD/USD

monthly

Dec 1993 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

3,811

Dec 2017

4,454

Nov 2017

0

Feb 2003

9,108

Aug 2017

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,101.727

2017

17,291.000

2016

500.000

1991

17,291.000

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-15
Natural Gas: Imports

4,780.567

2017

4,311.000

2016

0.000

2008

4,780.567

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-15
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

2,697.000

Apr 2019

2,707.000

Mar 2019

1,828.000

Feb 2002

2,868.000

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Crude Oil: Exports

2,010.000

2017

2,128.190

2016

85.000

1991

2,128.190

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-09
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

12,316

Dec 2017

9,729

Nov 2017

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-32.8

Dec 2017

-52.6

Nov 2017

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Tourism Revenue

643

2017

831

2016

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Tourism Revenue Growth

-22.6

2017

-10.7

2016

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Visitor Arrivals

11,610,297.000

2017

11,306,115.000

2016

2,536,697.000

1996

11,610,297.000

2017

Person

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates

104,989.000

2017

104,565.000

2016

11,687.000

2001

104,989.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain

247,687.000

2017

237,189.000

2016

61,726.000

2001

264,144.000

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia

2,741,495.000

2017

2,621,805.000

2016

660,916.000

2001

2,741,495.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar

87,513.000

2017

67,682.000

2016

16,520.000

2001

87,513.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait

4,203,324.000

2017

4,251,259.000

2016

1,638,307.000

2001

4,372,866.000

2014

Person

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures

11,538,955.000

2017

11,187,644.000

2016

2,593,329.000

1996

11,538,955.000

2017

Person

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait

4,225,026.000

2017

4,242,837.000

2016

1,050,877.000

1996

4,376,313.000

2014

Person

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates

103,473.000

2017

102,139.000

2016

11,677.000

2001

103,473.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain

248,373.000

2017

236,330.000

2016

61,201.000

2001

263,070.000

2015

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman

28,636.000

2017

24,777.000

2016

10,342.000

2001

28,636.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar

86,265.000

2017

67,596.000

2016

16,465.000

2001

86,265.000

2017

Person

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Length of Stay: Hotel

25,768.000

Dec 2017

21,642.000

Nov 2017

7,601.000

May 2010

44,430.000

Mar 2015

Night

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotels

90.000

2017

90.000

2016

13.000

1966

93.000

2013

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotel Rooms

6,294.000

2017

6,267.000

2016

587.000

1965

7,519.000

2012

Unit

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

67.1

2018

77.1

2017

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
Market Capitalization: KSE

31,987,658,226.708

Apr 2019

31,793,980,334.992

Mar 2019

15,394,383,481.000

Mar 2009

49,537,532,030.800

Nov 2012

KWD

monthly

Apr 2005 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-02
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

1,645.700

Mar 2019

1,641.600

Feb 2019

270.200

Jun 2005

2,624.700

Aug 2010

KWD mn

monthly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
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 2018-10-10
Container Port Throughput

1,317,707.000

2017

1,262,174.000

2016

854,044.000

2009

1,317,707.000

2017

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-06
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.440

2018

11.890

2017

4.140

2006

12.960

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

542,082.000

2017

533,234.000

2016

3,316.000

1960

542,082.000

2017

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Number of Subscriber Mobile

7,138,833.000

2017

7,659,365.000

2016

0.000

1985

7,664,743.000

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Fixed Line

13.105

2017

13.158

2016

1.230

1960

24.014

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Mobile

172.580

2017

189.000

2016

0.000

1985

200.928

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Exports: ICT Goods

142,509.213

2017

63,651.958

2016

7,573.472

2000

154,981.501

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-20
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

257,583.498

2017

53,938.983

2016

3,723.094

1999

257,583.498

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Television

26,842.382

2017

1,448.026

2016

790.423

2014

26,842.382

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: ICT Goods

2,721,109.681

2017

2,011,554.233

2016

374,031.818

2001

2,721,109.681

2017

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-20
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 2018-10-10
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 2018-10-10
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use

2,079,516.000

2017

2,001,940.000

2016

80,361.000

1965

2,079,516.000

2017

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private

1,670,335.000

2017

1,612,131.000

2016

50,983.000

1965

1,670,335.000

2017

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
No of Registered Vehicles: New

154,750.000

2017

158,378.000

2016

50,560.000

1995

167,618.000

2013

Unit

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport

1,175,022.000

Dec 2017

1,037,398.000

Nov 2017

357,003.000

Oct 2004

1,596,075.000

Aug 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport

22,026,972.000

Dec 2017

22,375,730.000

Nov 2017

11,273,173.000

Jan 2006

22,488,000.000

Aug 2009

kg

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo

445.000

Dec 2017

500.000

Nov 2017

334.000

Jul 2017

1,515.000

Jul 2004

Unit

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-01-03
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