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 $) 45,617.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD) 26,074.810 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%) 2.461 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) 3,158.8 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 37.408 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,213.483 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,055.958 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 8,862.962 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 415.966 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 14,817.487 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 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: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
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) 5.759 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Employment (Person mn) 0.000 yearly -
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%) 1.087 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Population: Annual (Person th) 4,671.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person) 3,177,606.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Population: Kuwaiti (Person) 1,386,363.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰) 13.050 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
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: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 465,560.000 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 (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 1,873,692.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 189,949.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 464,869.000 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: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 4,296.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person) 691.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment (Person) 58,326.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person) 26,974.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
KW: Employment Index (2010=100) 117.369 2016 yearly 2003 - 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) 12,639.000 Dec 2020 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit) 72,648.000 Dec 2020 semiannually Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%) 3.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1992 - Apr 2021
Core CPI Change (%) 1.804 Mar 2021 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2021
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%) 10.754 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2021
Producer Price Index Growth (%) 0.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1974 - Mar 2021
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%) 2.500 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 (%) 1.236 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) 7,428.111 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,754.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,208.010 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) 867,654.908 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 283,644.869 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) 1,839.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
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) 6,651.078 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
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 (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
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: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
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) 42,645.054 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 127,897.922 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,450.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - May 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 May 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 145,329.343 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 115,597.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 853.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 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
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,849.300 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 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) 3.780 May 2021 monthly Apr 1979 - May 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) 13,952.000 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn) 4,509.010 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn) 1.992 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th) 2,383.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th) 1,986.320 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th) 410.965 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person) 12,316 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%) -32.8 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2017
Tourism Revenue (USD mn) 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) 6,210.9 May 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - May 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
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD) 204,776,610.51 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 1,198,027,674.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit) 175.00 May 2018 monthly Apr 2018 - May 2018
Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th) 1,876.188 2015 yearly 2005 - 2015
Container Port Throughput (TEU) 959,575.625 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100) 11.440 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit) 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) 52,302.958 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Television (USD th) 4,898.407 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th) 2,476,986.449 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th) 1,433,993.531 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Television (USD th) 138,589.750 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020

Accurate Macro & Micro Economic Data You Can Trust

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

Learn more about what we do
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Flexible monthly access to CEIC data