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Kuwait Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1975 - 2016 | yearly | % | CEIC Generated

Kuwait's Current Account accounted for 0.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2016, compared with a 3.5 % surplus in the previous year. Kuwait's Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1975 to Dec 2016, with an average value of 26.5 %. The data reached an all-time high of 56.5 % in Dec 1979 and a record low of -244.9 % in Dec 1991. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Current Account Balance and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Current Account Balance in local currency based on BPM6. Central Statistical Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Current Account Balance prior to 2009 is based on BPM5 and prior to 1993 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Kuwait, Current Account recorded remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2016. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 436.9 USD mn in Dec 2016. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 154.0 USD mn in Mar 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 32.8 USD mn in Mar 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 110.9 USD bn in Dec 2016.

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What was Kuwait's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2016?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017

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More Countries for Current Account Balance: % of GDP

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

-2.6

Jun 2017

-2.4

Mar 2017

-6.3

Dec 2005

1.2

Jun 1975

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
France

-0.4

Jun 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

3.6

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Germany

7.3

Jun 2017

8.1

Mar 2017

-2.4

Sep 2000

9.2

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Italy

2.9

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-6.2

Mar 1981

4.6

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Japan

3.5

Jun 2017

4.0

Mar 2017

-0.7

Mar 2014

4.9

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Kingdom

-3.4

Mar 2017

-2.4

Dec 2016

-6.0

Dec 2013

3.8

Mar 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1955 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Austria

-0.3

Jun 2017

4.5

Mar 2017

-8.8

Dec 1977

8.8

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

-0.7

Mar 2017

0.2

Dec 2016

-7.7

Sep 2008

9.2

Jun 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Bulgaria

4.1

Jun 2017

-0.7

Mar 2017

-30.2

Dec 2007

13.1

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Cyprus

-0.1

Jun 2017

-16.3

Mar 2017

-27.0

Dec 2008

8.2

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Czech Republic

-0.6

Jun 2017

8.4

Mar 2017

-10.6

Sep 2010

9.9

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Denmark

9.3

Jun 2017

6.3

Mar 2017

-7.1

Mar 1980

11.2

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Estonia

1.9

Jun 2017

1.4

Mar 2017

-20.4

Mar 2007

5.6

Sep 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Finland

-2.0

Jun 2017

1.7

Mar 2017

-7.2

Mar 1991

10.9

Dec 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Greece

-0.4

Jun 2017

-6.4

Mar 2017

-21.0

Mar 2007

12.2

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hungary

5.9

Jun 2017

4.2

Mar 2017

-10.9

Dec 2000

8.3

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Iceland

2.6

Jun 2017

1.4

Mar 2017

-36.3

Jun 2008

15.3

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ireland

-1.2

Jun 2017

12.6

Mar 2017

-10.0

Mar 2008

12.6

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

-3.0

Jun 2017

3.2

Mar 2017

-25.9

Dec 2006

12.8

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Lithuania

-1.2

Jun 2017

-2.8

Mar 2017

-22.5

Mar 2008

14.6

Sep 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Argentina

-3.6

Jun 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

5.1

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

-0.3

Mar 2017

-4.2

Dec 2016

-13.2

Jun 2012

20.5

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malta

16.6

Jun 2017

5.8

Mar 2017

-29.5

Dec 2000

16.6

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bolivia

-9.2

Mar 2017

-7.3

Dec 2016

-10.9

Jun 1992

16.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Netherlands

8.4

Jun 2017

12.0

Mar 2017

-2.3

Sep 2000

12.9

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Norway

4.4

Jun 2017

5.1

Mar 2017

-11.5

Jun 1986

19.7

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brazil

1.0

Jun 2017

-0.9

Mar 2017

-5.6

Mar 2015

3.0

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Poland

-1.2

Jun 2017

1.2

Mar 2017

-7.3

Jun 2007

1.3

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Chile

-2.4

Jun 2017

-1.7

Mar 2017

-8.8

Dec 1997

7.8

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Portugal

-2.2

Jun 2017

-0.7

Mar 2017

-13.6

Jun 2008

4.1

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Colombia

-3.5

Jun 2017

-4.7

Mar 2017

-7.5

Sep 2015

1.5

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Romania

-5.2

Jun 2017

-2.1

Mar 2017

-17.4

Jun 2008

4.4

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovakia

-0.8

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

-13.9

Dec 2005

4.3

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovenia

7.0

Jun 2017

5.8

Mar 2017

-10.7

Jun 1999

7.3

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ecuador

1.3

Mar 2017

1.0

Dec 2016

-15.5

Sep 1998

12.4

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Mexico

-0.1

Jun 2017

-3.3

Mar 2017

-6.3

Sep 1994

0.4

Jun 1995

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Spain

1.9

Jun 2017

-0.3

Mar 2017

-11.6

Mar 2008

4.5

Sep 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Panama

-3.4

Jun 2017

-3.0

Mar 2017

-19.6

Sep 2008

3.6

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sweden

3.3

Jun 2017

3.8

Mar 2017

-5.5

Dec 1982

10.1

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Paraguay

4.7

Mar 2017

-5.5

Dec 2016

-7.8

Dec 2014

15.1

Sep 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Switzerland

11.3

Jun 2017

7.3

Mar 2017

-1.9

Mar 2009

17.0

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Peru

-1.1

Jun 2017

-2.2

Mar 2017

-10.8

Dec 1981

6.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Uruguay

3.1

Mar 2017

-0.7

Dec 2016

-9.7

Jun 2008

3.1

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Venezuela

-1.9

2015

0.7

2014

-14.6

1978

22.1

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Algeria

-16.9

2016

-16.0

2015

-16.9

2016

24.7

2006

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

-2.1

Jun 2017

-1.1

Mar 2017

-7.2

Dec 2007

2.4

Dec 1972

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bangladesh

-0.9

2017

1.1

2016

-1.9

2001

3.3

2010

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Brunei

12.0

Dec 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

54.3

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on Mar 2017
Cambodia

-8.8

2016

-9.3

2015

-13.0

2013

-2.2

2001

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

3.3

2014

7.8

2013

-12.6

1998

15.7

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2015
China

1.7

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-0.3

Jun 2001

11.1

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Botswana

24.9

Mar 2017

8.3

Dec 2016

-16.6

Dec 2008

29.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hong Kong

2.6

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-5.5

Jun 2014

20.8

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

-2.4

Jun 2017

-0.6

Mar 2017

-6.8

Dec 2012

2.2

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Israel

2.8

Jun 2017

4.0

Mar 2017

-19.9

Sep 1975

17.8

Dec 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1972 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Indonesia

-2.0

Jun 2017

-1.0

Mar 2017

-4.6

Jun 1996

7.8

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Jordan

-14.0

Jun 2017

-11.8

Mar 2017

-26.6

Mar 2012

26.4

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Korea

4.3

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Malawi

-11.2

2015

-18.6

2014

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

2.9

Jun 2017

1.6

Mar 2017

0.4

Jun 2013

20.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Laos

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-16.1

1987

6.2

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

27.5

2016

25.4

2015

14.7

2006

40.9

2011

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Myanmar

-8.3

2016

-2.2

2015

-8.3

2016

0.0

2007

%

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

-0.4

2017

6.2

2016

-2.6

2010

6.2

2016

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

-2.4

Jun 2017

-4.1

Mar 2017

-9.0

Jun 2008

0.7

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Jun 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Pakistan

-4.0

2017

-1.7

2016

-8.1

2008

4.4

2003

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Philippines

0.0

Jun 2017

-0.3

Mar 2017

-10.1

Dec 1983

8.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

20.0

Jun 2017

19.0

Mar 2017

-6.3

Mar 1987

32.2

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sri Lanka

-3.3

Mar 2017

-5.4

Dec 2016

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

12.8

Jun 2017

12.5

Mar 2017

-12.8

Jun 1974

22.6

Sep 1986

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Thailand

7.7

Jun 2017

14.1

Mar 2017

-11.9

Jun 2005

17.8

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Vietnam

4.0

2016

0.5

2015

-12.8

1995

6.1

2012

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

-5.8

Mar 2017

-6.2

Dec 2016

-19.1

Dec 2008

-4.3

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

0.8

Jun 2017

-5.5

Mar 2017

-64.3

Mar 1995

6.0

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

-2.5

Dec 2016

-3.1

Sep 2016

-5.5

Mar 2016

24.6

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2016

Updated on Apr 2017
Belarus

0.9

Jun 2017

-7.2

Mar 2017

-21.3

Mar 2011

12.0

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

-4.8

Mar 2017

-4.8

Dec 2016

-14.3

Jun 2008

-2.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Croatia

-14.3

Mar 2017

-5.9

Dec 2016

-25.9

Dec 1997

31.9

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Georgia

-11.7

Mar 2017

-17.9

Dec 2016

-29.9

Mar 2008

-1.5

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Kazakhstan

-4.6

Mar 2017

-6.5

Dec 2016

-25.6

Dec 1999

15.0

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kyrgyzstan

-11.5

Jun 2017

-6.9

Mar 2017

-31.1

Mar 2008

11.0

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Macedonia

-3.6

Jun 2017

-5.3

Mar 2017

-21.0

Dec 2008

7.2

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Moldova

-7.6

Mar 2017

-1.2

Dec 2016

-33.8

Mar 1998

12.6

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Mongolia

-4.1

Jun 2017

-7.4

Mar 2017

-56.5

Mar 2012

15.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mauritius

-4.7

Mar 2017

-3.9

Dec 2016

-16.7

Sep 2011

1.6

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Montenegro

-42.9

Mar 2017

-30.7

Dec 2016

-42.9

Mar 2017

24.1

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Russia

-0.1

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-3.7

Jun 1998

21.4

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Serbia

-3.9

Jun 2017

-9.7

Mar 2017

-9.7

Mar 2017

-3.3

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tajikistan

1.7

Mar 2017

-4.2

Dec 2016

-34.9

Mar 2012

10.9

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Turkey

-6.3

Jun 2017

-4.5

Mar 2017

-11.4

Mar 2011

5.8

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ukraine

-1.6

Jun 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

-12.1

Sep 2013

21.2

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

-5.5

Mar 2017

-6.3

Dec 2016

-8.4

Mar 2014

1.7

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nigeria

1.6

Jun 2017

3.2

Mar 2017

-5.3

Mar 2015

20.9

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

-18.6

2016

-15.7

2015

-21.9

1998

17.1

1981

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

-5.5

2016

8.4

2015

-26.5

1995

33.8

1980

%

yearly

1978 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

3.9

Mar 2017

-1.4

Dec 2016

-14.6

Dec 2015

35.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Africa

-2.4

Jun 2017

-2.0

Mar 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sudan

-3.7

2016

-5.6

2015

-11.7

1992

2.2

1985

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Syria

-0.6

2010

-1.9

2009

-13.6

1985

29.2

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

-8.8

2016

-8.9

2015

-11.1

1977

2.1

1988

%

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Yemen

-8.0

2015

-3.4

2014

-10.1

2009

12.3

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2017
United Arab Emirates

2.4

2016

4.7

2015

-0.1

1998

21.3

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

-7.1

Mar 2017

-7.8

Dec 2016

-7.8

Dec 2016

7.7

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Kuwait

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ivory Coast

-0.6

2016

-0.6

2015

-21.6

1980

10.4

2011

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

0.7

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

-2.5

Jun 2008

1.9

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kenya

-6.3

Mar 2017

-7.2

Dec 2016

-13.0

Sep 2014

-1.6

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Iran

3.9

2017

2.3

2016

-1.1

1999

10.1

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

-16.3

2015

-24.3

2014

-25.6

2003

-5.1

2006

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

-13.7

Jun 2017

-12.0

Mar 2017

-24.6

Dec 2011

6.2

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017

More Indicators for Kuwait

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

436.9

2016

309.2

2015

309.2

2015

3,257.1

2011

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Jun 2017

11.1

Mar 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

118,805.73

Jul 2017

120,320.07

Jun 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.5

2016

0.6

2015

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

0.11

2016

-3.67

2015

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.3

Jul 2017

4.9

Jun 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,002.0

Jun 2017

8,322.4

Mar 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-0.19

Aug 2017

0.28

Jul 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,770.35

2022

33,480.51

2021

7,960.51

1991

45,993.65

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Crude Oil: Exports

2,128.20

2016

1,963.80

2015

948.20

1999

2,128.20

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

6,679.7

Sep 2017

6,892.1

Aug 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

107,167.3

Jul 2017

106,508.2

Jun 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

107,167.3

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Visitor Arrivals

14,240

Dec 2015

14,152

Nov 2015

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Crude Oil: Production

2,702.00

Aug 2017

2,702.00

Jul 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

104.66

Jun 2017

104.56

May 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Direct Investment Abroad

154.0

Mar 2017

2,405.6

Dec 2016

13.5

Mar 2015

4,153.1

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Exports

12,844.1

Jun 2017

13,645.5

Mar 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bank Lending Rate

4.74

Jul 2017

4.72

Jun 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2010

38.6

2009

16.0

1997

50.2

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2016
Producer Price Index Growth

3.9

Jun 2017

3.9

May 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

81,266.99

2022

79,549.79

2021

23,328.33

1991

81,266.99

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.303

Jul 2017

0.303

Jun 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

31,268.2

Jun 2017

30,347.4

May 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Nov 2015

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2022

3.15

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.2

Aug 2017

1.3

Jul 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt

31,146.3

2010

40,862.6

2009

4,848.0

1997

57,560.8

2007

USD mn

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2017
Gross National Product

124,154.46

2016

127,302.08

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,435.95

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
M2 Growth

0.9

Apr/2017

0.7

Mar/2017

-4.3

Sep/1996

26.9

Jan/2008

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,202.56

2016

47,618.04

2015

526.40

1962

50,202.56

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Policy Rate

2.75

Sep 2017

2.75

Aug 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

22,893.01

2016

42,700.36

2015

303.26

1997

129,739.76

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-10.0

Mar 2017

-12.8

Feb 2017

-100.0

May 1991

1,223.9

Jun 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on Apr 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.40

2022

3.40

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,470,026.61

2016

1,596,671.48

2015

134,631.06

1995

1,596,671.48

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

136,068.42

2016

123,576.96

2015

28,486.10

1999

153,141.66

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

4,311.00

2016

3,852.00

2015

688.00

2012

4,311.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

1,277,674.06

2014

1,215,674.65

2013

854,044.00

2009

1,277,674.06

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

136,907.33

Jul 2017

137,098.92

Jun 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

137,453.47

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

2,435,340.93

2015

2,269,721.84

2014

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

28,545.16

2016

43,544.19

2015

3,723.09

1999

90,965.16

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,291.00

2016

16,909.00

2015

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

5,686.60

2016

5,543.85

2015

1,108.15

1995

9,117.54

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

156,699,000.00

2015

155,602,800.00

2014

127,996,864.00

2009

161,551,800.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

13,763.5

Jul 2017

13,077.4

Jun 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

13,763.5

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

110,890.7

2016

114,606.1

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,179.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

0.0

2016

4,016.0

2015

-26,478.5

1991

79,130.0

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Electricity Production

3,891

Dec 2015

4,118

Nov 2015

0

Feb 2003

8,266

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Household Debt

1,964.5

Jul 2017

1,625.4

Jun 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.7

Jun 2017

11.2

Mar 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-32.76

Mar 2017

217.20

Dec 2016

-369.46

Dec 2015

817.54

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Exports Growth

9.9

Jun 2017

55.4

Mar 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

-2.80

2016

-25.52

2015

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,754.86

2016

27,725.29

2015

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

32,918.29

Jul 2017

34,096.98

Jun 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.12

2016

22.39

2015

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.19

2015

1,791.90

2014

930.00

2005

1,876.19

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

89,510.41

2015

63,635.69

2014

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017