Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance

1988 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance

  • Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 12.892 USD bn in Dec 2019, compared with a deficit equal to 4.261 USD bn in the previous year.
  • Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1988 to Dec 2019, with an average ratio of 1.798 USD bn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 47.966 USD bn in Dec 2011 and a record low of -25.094 USD bn in Dec 1990.

CEIC shifts year-end for annual Consolidated Fiscal Balance and converts it into USD. The Ministry of Finance provides Consolidated Fiscal Balance in local currency. Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Consolidated Fiscal Balance is in annual frequency, ending in March of each year.

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Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance

What was Kuwait's Consolidated Fiscal Balance in 2019?

Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 12.892 USD bn in Dec 2019, compared with a deficit equal to 4.261 USD bn in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-12,891.871 2019 -4,260.818 2018 -25,093.665 1990 47,966.237 2011 USD mn yearly 1988 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -69.124 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -12,994.688 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (USD mn) -1,251.451 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -89.284 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2021
Australia (USD mn) -37,649.347 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2020
Austria (USD mn) -17,749.058 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 125.118 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -1,850.646 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -77.594 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2008 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) -225.175 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Belgium (USD mn) -48,229.282 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Bolivia (USD mn) -2,406.115 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -1.746 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (USD mn) 411.527 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2007 - Jan 2021
Brazil (USD mn) -5,641.399 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Brunei (USD mn) -668.630 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) -2.978 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (USD mn) 4.981 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Canada (USD mn) -15,724.165 Jan 2021 monthly May 1992 - Jan 2021
Chile (USD mn) -7,574.961 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
China (USD mn) -117,648.866 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -5,467.923 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Croatia (USD mn) -963.223 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (USD mn) -261.351 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Feb 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) -6,334.157 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) -3,161.636 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) -2,936.781 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Egypt (USD mn) -17,981.580 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -431.196 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (USD mn) -1,054,079.114 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Finland (USD mn) -4,738.628 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
France (USD mn) -83,057.126 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Georgia (USD mn) -59.060 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) -44,769.071 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) -1,074.460 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (USD mn) -5,670.622 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -5,010.418 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -7,524.468 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (USD mn) -246.691 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (USD mn) 23,561.884 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1997 - Feb 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) -5,594.695 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Iran (USD mn) 2,119.524 Mar 2019 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2019
Ireland (USD mn) -2,301.381 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (USD mn) -3,301.183 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Italy (USD mn) -27,901.295 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -1,723.050 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (USD mn) -1,073,254.658 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Jordan (USD mn) 418.759 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -945.117 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 2007 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) -2.745 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
South Korea (USD mn) -14,513.223 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -2.063 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) -12,891.871 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -27.416 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Laos (USD mn) -610.066 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) -482.332 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Lebanon (USD mn) -436.127 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -1,082.774 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Luxembourg (%) -4.085 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.716 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) -1,008.836 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malawi (USD mn) -106.806 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 2005 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) -13,265.471 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malta (USD mn) -430.415 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) -7.954 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Jun 2020
Mexico (USD mn) 768.053 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1977 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -172.213 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Mongolia (USD mn) 5.789 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -62.191 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -814.581 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 388.757 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2016
Myanmar (USD mn) -1,766.426 2017 yearly 2000 - 2017
Nepal (USD mn) -110.417 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2017 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) -13,845.232 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (USD mn) -508.812 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (USD mn) -3,910.052 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Norway (USD mn) -6,806.912 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Oman (USD mn) -883.485 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 2003 - Nov 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -25,313.496 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -384.400 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Panama (USD mn) -5,350.400 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Paraguay (USD mn) -85.286 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Peru (USD mn) -9,132.604 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Philippines (USD mn) -3,941.220 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) -41,424.282 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (USD mn) -4,654.010 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Qatar (USD mn) 54.945 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) -9.655 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Russia (USD mn) -10,273.627 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) -49,849.333 2020 yearly 1969 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) 54.763 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2021
Singapore (USD mn) -14,446.025 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2011 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -965.966 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -793.571 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
South Africa (USD mn) -1,991.220 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Spain (USD mn) -56,640.669 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -11.138 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) -1,007.317 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) -16,495.994 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Switzerland (USD mn) 10,392.117 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019

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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 Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 664.480 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 (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 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
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: 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: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 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: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 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: 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: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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) 40,960.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 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) 105.229 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Sep 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: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,779.100 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 38,916.000 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

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