Kuwait Current Account Balance

1975 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Kuwait's Current Account recorded a surplus of 25.7 USD bn in Dec 2018, compared with a surplus of 8.0 USD bn in the previous year. Kuwait's Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1975 to Dec 2018, with an averaged value of 7.5 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 78.7 USD bn in Dec 2012 and a record low of -26.5 USD bn in Dec 1991. CEIC calculates annual Current Account Balance from quarterly Current Account Balance and converts it into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Current Account Balance in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Current Account Balance prior to 2012 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 112.1 USD mn in Dec 2017. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 714.1 USD mn in Sep 2019. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 125.8 USD mn in Sep 2019. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 140.7 USD bn in Dec 2018.

What was Kuwait's Current Account Balance in 2018?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

25,694.2

USD mn 2018 yearly 1975 - 2018

8,011.3

USD mn 2017 yearly 1975 - 2018

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 23 Jan 2020

Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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Asia and Oceania
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Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn)

-249.0

Mar 2020

-383.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Algeria (USD mn)

-3,650.0

Sep 2018

-3,360.0

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-05
Argentina (USD mn)

-444.1

Mar 2020

2,518.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Armenia (USD mn)

-582.2

Dec 2019

-152.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Australia (USD mn)

5,512.8

Mar 2020

1,177.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Austria (USD mn)

5,611.3

Mar 2020

5,471.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Azerbaijan (USD mn)

646.3

Mar 2020

361.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Bahrain (USD mn)

-2,434.6

2018

-1,599.7

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-15
Bangladesh (USD mn)

-473.2

Feb 2020

-135.1

Jan 2020

monthly

Jul 1997 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Belarus (USD mn)

-1,238.8

Mar 2020

-864.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Belgium (USD mn)

-559.0

Dec 2019

-1,729.5

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Bolivia (USD mn)

-145.5

Mar 2020

-294.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn)

-177.9

Dec 2019

-51.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-17
Botswana (USD mn)

-605.5

Dec 2019

-598.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Brazil (USD mn)

3,839.6

Apr 2020

421.9

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Brunei (USD mn)

11.2

Dec 2019

137.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-28
Bulgaria (USD mn)

-44.2

Mar 2020

556.2

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-18
Cambodia (USD mn)

-1,461.2

Mar 2020

-1,149.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Canada (USD mn)

-8,250.7

Mar 2020

-7,051.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
Chile (USD mn)

-969.0

Mar 2020

-2,363.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-18
China (USD mn)

-33,695.6

Mar 2020

40,530.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-24
Colombia (USD mn)

-2,711.6

Mar 2020

-3,450.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Croatia (USD mn)

-1,618.4

Mar 2020

-689.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Cyprus (USD mn)

-1,022.6

Mar 2020

-564.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Czech Republic (USD mn)

-366.6

Apr 2020

934.8

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Denmark (USD mn)

2,399.1

Apr 2020

506.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-09
Ecuador (USD mn)

395.4

Mar 2020

111.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Egypt (USD mn)

-3,192.0

Dec 2019

-1,382.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-30
Estonia (USD mn)

122.8

Apr 2020

40.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
European Union (USD mn)

106,404.8

Mar 2020

115,782.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Finland (USD mn)

-320.7

Apr 2020

-1,295.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
France (USD mn)

-5,849.7

Apr 2020

-4,768.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Georgia (USD mn)

-417.0

Mar 2020

-533.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Germany (USD mn)

8,838.1

Apr 2020

19,109.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Greece (USD mn)

-1,231.2

Apr 2020

-1,221.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

-1,161.7

Mar 2020

5,329.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Hungary (USD mn)

-48.1

Mar 2020

-858.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1989 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Iceland (USD mn)

89.1

Mar 2020

412.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
India (USD mn)

584.4

Mar 2020

-2,604.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 1949 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Indonesia (USD mn)

-3,924.0

Mar 2020

-8,082.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Iran (USD mn)

26,741.0

2019

15,816.0

2018

yearly

1997 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-19
Ireland (USD mn)

-16,755.8

Mar 2020

-31,496.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Israel (USD mn)

3,455.2

Dec 2019

2,860.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-08
Italy (USD mn)

-995.1

Apr 2020

3,503.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-2,181.4

2019

-2,076.5

2018

yearly

1975 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-24
Japan (USD mn)

2,342.7

Apr 2020

8,751.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-08
Jordan (USD mn)

-158.4

Dec 2019

20.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-23
Kazakhstan (USD mn)

1,202.6

Mar 2020

-1,872.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-18
Kenya (USD mn)

-270.0

Jun 2019

-406.0

May 2019

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2020-02-26
South Korea (USD mn)

-541.5

Apr 2020

6,058.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Kosovo (USD mn)

-86.7

Mar 2020

-300.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

-136.7

Dec 2019

-214.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-11
Laos (USD mn)

-31.1

Mar 2020

-349.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Latvia (USD mn)

159.8

Apr 2020

-33.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Lebanon (USD mn)

-1,058.6

Sep 2019

-723.5

Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Lithuania (USD mn)

328.4

Apr 2020

360.8

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Luxembourg (USD mn)

1,053.0

Mar 2020

5,028.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

19,060.6

2018

16,402.5

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-26
North Macedonia (USD mn)

-92.1

Mar 2020

-80.5

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Malawi (USD mn)

-1,376.7

2018

-1,717.7

2017

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-25
Malaysia (USD mn)

2,274.2

Mar 2020

1,801.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-13
Malta (USD mn)

220.4

Mar 2020

428.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Mexico (USD mn)

-981.8

Mar 2020

3,197.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-25
Moldova (USD mn)

-188.8

Mar 2020

-213.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Mongolia (USD mn)

4.7

May 2020

-205.0

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Montenegro (USD mn)

-354.8

Mar 2020

-375.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Morocco (USD mn)

-1,018.6

Mar 2020

-1,504.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Myanmar (USD mn)

-6.7

Dec 2019

-620.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-25
Nepal (USD mn)

-1,160.5

Apr 2020

-742.7

Jan 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Netherlands (USD mn)

23,106.0

Mar 2020

23,184.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
New Zealand (USD mn)

-985.4

Mar 2020

-1,240.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 1971 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Nigeria (USD mn)

-6,953.3

Dec 2019

-2,707.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-25
Norway (USD mn)

6,956.2

Mar 2020

2,751.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Oman (USD mn)

-4,345.9

2018

-10,759.4

2017

yearly

1974 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-27
Pakistan (USD mn)

-669.0

Mar 2020

-607.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-07
Panama (USD mn)

-350.7

Dec 2019

-885.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Paraguay (USD mn)

-44.7

Mar 2020

-312.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Peru (USD mn)

-1,444.0

Mar 2020

-27.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Philippines (USD mn)

-252.3

Mar 2020

1,044.8

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Poland (USD mn)

1,262.0

Apr 2020

1,429.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Portugal (USD mn)

-303.0

Apr 2020

-526.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Qatar (USD mn)

4,229.1

2019

16,652.2

2018

yearly

1978 - 2019

Updated on 2020-05-28
Romania (USD mn)

-1,012.1

Apr 2020

-492.7

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Russia (USD mn)

6,789.0

Dec 2019

17,502.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-13
Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

12,416.9

Dec 2019

9,048.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-29
Serbia (USD mn)

-114.3

Apr 2020

-504.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
Singapore (USD mn)

11,211.6

Mar 2020

14,382.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Slovakia (USD mn)

-857.5

Apr 2020

-701.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Slovenia (USD mn)

316.8

Mar 2020

400.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-14
South Africa (USD mn)

-1,157.7

Dec 2019

-3,205.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-18
Spain (USD mn)

-1,666.5

Apr 2020

-365.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-221.1

Mar 2020

-881.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Sudan (USD mn)

-1,445.5

Dec 2019

-2,001.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
Sweden (USD mn)

8,326.0

Mar 2020

4,494.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-08
Switzerland (USD mn)

17,925.4

Mar 2020

26,109.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Syria (USD mn)

-8,653.0

2011

-389.7

2010

yearly

1977 - 2011

Updated on 2019-11-28
Taiwan (USD mn)

18,160.0

Mar 2020

16,958.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Tajikistan (USD mn)

-15.8

Dec 2019

82.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-12
Thailand (USD mn)

63.5

May 2020

-654.0

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Tunisia (USD mn)

-679.3

Mar 2020

-978.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Turkey (USD mn)

-5,062.0

Apr 2020

-4,844.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Ukraine (USD mn)

2,327.0

Mar 2020

1,432.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

29,652.8

2019

40,490.1

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-30
United Kingdom (USD mn)

-27,049.5

Mar 2020

-11,876.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1957 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
United States (USD mn)

-104,204.0

Mar 2020

-104,324.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
Uruguay (USD mn)

-4.7

Dec 2019

15.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Venezuela (USD mn)

2,533.0

Mar 2019

2,046.0

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-11-22
Vietnam (USD mn)

4,153.0

Mar 2020

5,219.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Yemen (USD mn)

-2,421.5

2016

-3,026.0

2015

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2019-11-26

Kuwait Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

134,754.6

2019

140,667.6

2018

yearly

1962 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Real GDP Growth (%)

0.4

2019

1.2

2018

yearly

1971 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.676

2019

16.018

2018

yearly

1963 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

26,818.989

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-4.1

2019

14.6

2018

yearly

2001 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

55,117.834

2018

52,256.662

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

39.2

2018

43.3

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

31,871.013

2018

29,476.037

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

22.7

2018

24.4

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.2

2018

27.7

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Gross National Product (USD mn)

159,279.667

2018

139,476.433

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Gross Savings Rate (%)

36.1

2018

30.9

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

73,018.029

2024

71,518.088

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

30,257.042

2024

29,585.761

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-04
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

3.437

2021

-1.107

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

26,266.448

2018

24,791.421

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

9,623.513

2018

8,940.765

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

16,642.935

2018

15,850.656

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn)

10,706.144

2018

10,152.417

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Exports (KWD mn)

24,091.737

2018

18,743.260

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Imports (KWD mn)

18,589.475

2018

17,076.534

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

21,246.484

2018

20,095.507

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

7,865.439

2018

7,399.712

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

13,381.045

2018

12,695.796

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn)

9,334.477

2018

8,911.232

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn)

24,329.589

2018

25,555.240

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn)

15,647.706

2018

15,782.379

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

8,134.821

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

108.181

2018

yearly

2010 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn)

48,094.800

2018

42,306.434

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn)

40,298.454

2018

34,717.590

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn)

14,032.006

2018

9,926.168

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

148,976,600.000

2017

161,871,900.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

5.1

2019

8.3

2018

yearly

1989 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

26.756

2024

25.868

2023

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

16.093

2023

yearly

1991 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

27.105

2024

26.350

2023

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

-4,608.400

2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-08
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,572.300

Apr 2020

1,672.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.6

2018

4.5

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.5

2019

73.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Employed Persons (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Unemployment Rate (%)

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Labour Productivity Growth (%)

73.49

2019

73.42

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

5.394

2024

5.248

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-04
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

1.087

2018

1.280

2017

yearly

1981 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-22
Population: Annual (Person th)

4,621.638

2018

4,500.476

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Population: Kuwaiti (Person)

1,386,363.000

2018

1,351,955.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person)

3,177,606.000

2018

3,085,635.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

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

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

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

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

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

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Labour Force (Person)

2,787,826.000

2018

2,732,886.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

227,964.000

2018

231,579.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

216,314.000

2018

217,577.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,877,988.000

2018

1,798,077.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

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

465,560.000

2018

485,653.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

200,990.000

2018

225,765.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

189,949.000

2018

209,068.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,873,692.000

2018

1,783,260.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

464,869.000

2018

481,025.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment (Person)

58,326.000

2018

33,768.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

26,974.000

2018

5,814.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

26,365.000

2018

8,509.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

4,296.000

2018

14,817.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

691.000

2018

4,628.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

113,000

2019

103,235

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

9.5

2019

1.7

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,407.000

Dec 2019

12,012.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

98,593.000

Dec 2019

91,223.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

1.9

Apr 2020

1.9

Mar 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

1.304

Apr 2020

2.788

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.300

2021

0.500

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

137.900

Feb 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

608.1

Mar 2020

2,463.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Total Exports (USD mn)

13,141.3

Mar 2020

15,406.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Total Exports Growth (%)

-18.9

Mar 2020

-14.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

11,068.522

2018

8,481.320

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-28
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

1.861

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

50,878.382

2018

45,846.709

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,823.350

2018

1,617.096

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

7,375.5

Mar 2020

8,539.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Total Imports Growth (USD mn)

13,141.3

Mar 2020

15,406.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,001,282.192

2018

874,139.977

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

343,695.648

2018

267,839.757

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-22.9

2018

112.1

2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

714.1

Sep 2019

-840.9

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-01-23
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

25,694.2

2018

8,011.3

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.0

2018

0.1

2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-125.764

Sep 2019

90.842

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-01-23
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

2.018

Dec 2019

1.922

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-07-06
External Debt: % of GDP (%)

44.1

2018

44.9

2017

yearly

2014 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-21
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (USD mn)

25,694.2

2018

8,011.3

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

5.274

2024

6.035

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

Sep 2018

440.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn)

-1,407.000

Sep 2018

-529.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

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

448.000

Sep 2018

-961.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

Sep 2018

-968.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

58.000

Apr 2020

59.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

39,263.063

Apr 2020

37,331.490

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

125,511.845

Apr 2020

123,682.334

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

37,914.7

Jan 2020

37,434.3

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-03-17
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

27.780

2019

24.731

2018

yearly

1962 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

13.2

Dec 2019

13.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-02
Gold Reserves (USD mn)

104.484

Jan 2020

104.708

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 1961 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-03-17
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.6

2018

1.9

2017

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-22
Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

24.2

2019

19.1

2018

yearly

1997 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Total Deposits Growth (%)

2.703

May 2020

1.715

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-07-07
Total Deposits (USD mn)

142,732.657

Apr 2020

141,360.998

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

108,485.9

Apr 2020

109,383.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Domestic Credit Growth (USD mn)

108,485.9

Apr 2020

109,383.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Household Debt (USD mn)

98.4

Apr 2020

2,416.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Total Loans (USD mn)

127,120.611

Mar 2020

126,812.983

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

38,766.900

Apr 2020

38,022.600

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn)

12,127.200

Apr 2020

11,476.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn)

2,347.400

Apr 2020

2,125.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn)

38,022.600

Mar 2020

37,426.600

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

36,318.500

Apr 2020

37,256.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

4.084

Apr 2020

4.529

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.309

May 2020

0.309

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

May 2020

1.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Short Term Interest Rate (KWD/USD)

0.31

May 2020

0.31

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

May 2020

10.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.658

Apr 2020

1.794

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

4.084

Apr 2020

4.529

Mar 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR)

336.408

Apr 2020

340.434

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-21
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

4,097

Dec 2018

4,224

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2020-01-08
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

17,737.780

2018

17,101.727

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,418.000

2018

4,780.567

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.275

2019

2.047

2018

yearly

1965 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-17
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

2,198.000

May 2020

3,118.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

2,050.030

2018

2,010.000

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

426.595

2019

434.181

2018

yearly

1965 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-17
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,316

Dec 2017

9,729

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-32.8

Dec 2017

-52.6

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

919

2018

643

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

42.9

2018

-22.6

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,579,638.000

2018

11,610,297.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,457.000

2018

104,989.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,964.000

2018

247,687.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person)

3,580,402.000

2018

2,741,495.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person)

130,810.000

2018

87,513.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,071,667.000

2018

4,203,324.000

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures (Person)

12,447,512.000

2018

11,538,955.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,074,541.000

2018

4,225,026.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,673.000

2018

103,473.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,778.000

2018

248,373.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person)

42,663.000

2018

28,636.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person)

127,313.000

2018

86,265.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Length of Stay: Hotel (Night)

25,768.000

Dec 2017

21,642.000

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotels (Unit)

90.000

2017

90.000

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

6,294.000

2017

6,267.000

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

67.6

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

29,235,662,873.998

Jun 2020

28,461,160,597.854

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

240,825,195.62

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

1,348,617,522.00

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

175.00

May 2018

175.00

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,876.188

2015

1,791.905

2014

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2020-03-09
Container Port Throughput (TEU)

3,099,345.000

2018

984,000.000

2017

yearly

2008 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

515,542.000

2018

542,082.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,099,848.000

2018

7,138,833.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

13.365

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

171.605

2018

176.002

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

142,521.227

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

106,295.681

2018

75,674.011

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

4,444.313

2018

10,234.606

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

2,725,378.596

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,732,429.360

2018

1,567,706.868

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

155,431.963

2018

138,643.792

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit)

2,075,475.000

2018

2,079,516.000

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit)

1,659,340.000

2018

1,670,335.000

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit)

150,526.000

2018

154,750.000

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person)

1,203,697.000

Dec 2018

1,056,081.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg)

22,611,976.000

Dec 2018

20,390,378.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo (Unit)

677.000

Dec 2018

729.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
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