Kuwait

National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn) 25,823.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
Real GDP Growth (%) 1.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Sep 2020
Nominal GDP Growth (%) -20.317 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
GDP per Capita (USD) 22,682.592 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
GDP Deflator Growth (%) -10.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 56,322.765 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%) 41.4 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn) 34,349.530 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%) 25.2 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Investment: % of GDP (%) 25.0 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn) 29,731.557 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn) 154,464.291 2019 yearly 1964 - 2019
Gross Savings Rate (%) 31.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $) 53,409.850 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) 30,151.310 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) 2.673 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%) 100.486 2018 yearly 1962 - 2018
Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%) -10.0 Mar 2017 monthly Jan 1966 - Mar 2017
Minerals Production (Metric Ton) 145,187,100.000 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -12,891.871 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,149.3 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.931 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 28.344 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 24.388 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 6,756.642 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 605.838 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -818.134 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 6,968.939 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 192.727 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 7,574.777 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 664.480 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -10,772.490 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Public Debt (KWD mn) 950.000 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Labour Force Participation Rate (%) 71.1 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 (%) -1.25 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Forecast: Population (Person mn) 5.145 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Employment (Person mn) 0.000 yearly -
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%) 1.276 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Population: Annual (Person th) 4,671.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
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: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 465,560.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 216,314.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
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: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,877,988.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 464,869.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 189,949.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,873,692.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 200,990.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 26,365.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment (Person) 58,326.000 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
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 26,974.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
KW: Employment Index (2010=100) 117.369 2016 yearly 1983 - 2016
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit) 2,368,680 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit) 85,287 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%) -24.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit) 8,495.000 Jun 2021 semiannually Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) 41,285.000 Jun 2021 semiannually Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%) 3.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1992 - Jun 2021
Core CPI Change (%) 1.804 Mar 2021 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2021
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%) 11.470 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Producer Price Index Growth (%) 0.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1974 - Mar 2021
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Wholesale Price Index (2007=100) 139.000 Mar 2021 monthly May 2011 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.993 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,090.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -29.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,792.473 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 36,500.470 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,725.653 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,427.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 821,416.568 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 268,529.091 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.143 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 242.817 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 31.662 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 456.091 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -518.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 31.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 60.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 519.641 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 39.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -274.691 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 13.480 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 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: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 53.000 Sep 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,141.886 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,010.443 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) -2.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,564.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 105.543 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 147,572.684 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 119,945.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,959.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 132,579.427 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.87 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 114.09 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,712.100 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 38,916.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,779.100 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 38,916.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 39,386.100 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
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
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa) 3.628 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1979 - Sep 2021
Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD) 0.302 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Policy Rate (% pa) 1.50 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Apr 2021
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa) 1.50 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 2001 - Apr 2021
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) 3,956 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2019
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn) 12,883.000 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn) 5,335.000 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn) 1.992 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th) 2,502.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Oct 2021
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th) 1,826.331 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th) 410.965 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person) 14,414 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2019
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%) -19.9 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2019
Tourism Revenue (USD mn) 1,176 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Tourism Revenue Growth (%) 28.0 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Mar2018=1000) 7,107.7 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Oct 2021
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%) 99.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Market Capitalization (USD mn) 120,269.362 May 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2021
Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD) 41,637,705,096.058 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - Oct 2021
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD) 204,776,610.51 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 1,198,027,674.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 175.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Registered Motor Vehicles (Unit th) 1,876.188 2015 yearly 2005 - 2015
Container Port Throughput (TEU) 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) 583,463.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person) 7,327,028.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number) 13.869 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) 60,521.710 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Television (USD th) 5,860.295 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th) 2,476,986.449 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 1,357,574.275 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Television (USD th) 131,204.128 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit) 1,793,739.000 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit) 2,236,311.000 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit) 160,337.000 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person) 1,313,352.000 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2019
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg) 22,252,373.000 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2019

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