Kuwait Domestic Credit Growth

1995 - 2022 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Domestic Credit Growth

  • Kuwait Domestic Credit increased 12.0 % YoY in Mar 2022, compared with an increase of 11.2 % YoY in the previous month
  • Kuwait Domestic Credit Growth YoY data is updated monthly
  • It averaged 5.5 %, available from Jan 1995 to Mar 2022
  • The data reached an all-time high of 34.1 % in Jan 2008 and a record low of -7.7 % in May 2001

CEIC calculates Domestic Credit Growth from monthly Domestic Credit. Domestic Credit is calculated as the sum of Claims on Private Sector and Government minus Liabilities on Government. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Domestic Credit in local currency.


Further information about Kuwait Domestic Credit Growth

  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Domestic Credit reached 127.5 USD bn in Mar 2022
  • Money Supply M2 in Kuwait increased to 133.6 USD bn YoY in Mar 2022
  • Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 40.8 USD bn in Feb 2022
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 16.3 Months of Import in Sep 2021
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 1.9 % in Sep 2021, compared with the ratio of 2.4 % in the previous quarter
  • Household Debt of Kuwait reached 1.7 % in Dec 2020, accounting for 1.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP

View Kuwait's Domestic Credit Growth from Jan 1995 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Kuwait Domestic Credit Growth

What was Kuwait's Domestic Credit Growth in Mar 2022?

Kuwait Domestic Credit increased 12.0 % YoY in Mar 2022, compared with an increase of 11.2 % YoY in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
12.0 Mar 2022 11.2 Feb 2022 -7.7 May 2001 34.1 Jan 2008 % monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022

Domestic Credit Growth by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 9.0 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Argentina (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Armenia (%) 10.1 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1994 - Feb 2022
Australia (%) 8.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 7.2 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 16.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 6.7 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 14.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 1988 - Mar 2022
Belarus (%) 13.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 5.7 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 10.2 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 5.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 9.3 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Brunei (%) -12.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
Bulgaria (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 29.9 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Feb 2022
Canada (%) 9.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Feb 2022
Chile (%) 12.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - Feb 2022
China (%) 10.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 2000 - Apr 2022
Colombia (%) 11.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2022
Croatia (%) 5.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) -8.0 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2006 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 12.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 18.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 23.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 8.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jun 1993 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 3.3 Dec 2021 monthly Sep 1998 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 3.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
France (%) 5.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Georgia (%) 13.5 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1996 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 2.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 10.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Sep 2021
Greece (%) -10.7 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 9.3 Sep 2018 monthly Dec 1991 - Sep 2018
Hungary (%) 22.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 10.2 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1994 - Mar 2022
India (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 10.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Ireland (%) -9.2 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 10.1 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Feb 2022
Italy (%) 2.4 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 14.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Dec 2021
Japan (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 6.2 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 14.7 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2022
South Korea (%) 11.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 10.8 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2008 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 12.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 23.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2021
Latvia (%) 12.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 2.2 Jan 2018 monthly Mar 1966 - Jan 2018
Lithuania (%) 16.9 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 6.4 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 10.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1985 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 23.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 46.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2021
Malaysia (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 7.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 19.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 9.3 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Moldova (%) 13.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 33.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 7.6 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 25.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Myanmar (%) 16.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Nepal (%) 24.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (%) 3.3 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) 6.0 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1989 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 21.1 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 1993 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1986 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2009 - Mar 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 3.2 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) 17.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Peru (%) 2.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 7.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 5.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 0.3 Aug 2019 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2019
Qatar (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 12.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 11.0 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Serbia (%) 13.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 3.3 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (%) 8.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 6.7 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 9.1 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1966 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 25.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 224.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Sweden (%) 13.7 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 3.5 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2022

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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) -35,254.149 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 1,645.3 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.751 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 13.132 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 28.437 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,711.965 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,402.323 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -401.505 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 14,978.234 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 383.685 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 16,380.557 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 15,979.052 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 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) 500.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.861 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,006.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 61.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
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) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
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) 1.230 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 266.038 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 27.186 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 505.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,366.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,665.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 94.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 506.970 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -7.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 513.951 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 57,327.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 34.812 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 99,111.738 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
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: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 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: 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: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 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: 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
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 43.000 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 43,239.223 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 133,559.395 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,769.4 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 42.914 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 16.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1973 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 104.864 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1961 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 151,352.748 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 4.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 127,525.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,847.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 143,659.756 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.68 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 119.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,781.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 40,588.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 13,140.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 40,588.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 46,625.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2022

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