Kuwait Employed Persons

1999 - 2018 | Yearly | Person | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Employed Persons

  • Kuwait Employed Persons was reported at 2,729,500.000 Person in Dec 2018
  • It recorded an increase from the previous number of 2,699,118.000 Person for Dec 2017
  • Kuwait Employed Persons data is updated yearly, averaging 2,044,531.500 Person from Dec 1999 to 2018, with 20 observations
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2,729,500.000 Person in 2018 and a record low of 1,197,887.000 Person in 2000
  • Kuwait Employed Persons data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Employed Persons: Annual: Middle East and Africa

CEIC shifts year-end for annual Employed Persons. Central Statistical Bureau provides Employed Persons. Employed Persons are reported in annual frequency, ending in June of each year.

View Kuwait's Employed Persons from 1999 to 2018 in the chart:

Kuwait Employed Persons

What was Kuwait's Employed Persons in 2018?

Kuwait Employed Persons was reported at 2,729,500.000 Person in Dec 2018 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,729,500.000 2018 2,699,118.000 2017 1,197,887.000 2000 2,729,500.000 2018 Person yearly 1999 - 2018

Employed Persons by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person) 1,122,070.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1996 - Jun 2021
Algeria (Person) 11,001,000.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Argentina (Person) 12,404,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2021
Armenia (Person) 1,117,000.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Oct 2021
Australia (Person) 13,177,273.707 Nov 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Nov 2021
Austria (Person) 3,813,300.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1950 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (Person) 4,978,300.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (Person) 685,204.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Bangladesh (Person) 60,828,000.000 2017 yearly 1996 - 2017
Belarus (Person) 4,334,800.000 Nov 2019 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2019
Belgium (Person) 4,998,500.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1980 - Sep 2021
Bolivia (Person) 2,165,001.000 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person) 813,085.000 Oct 2021 monthly Mar 2007 - Oct 2021
Botswana (Person) 477,716.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (Person) 93,958,000.000 Oct 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Oct 2021
Brunei (Person) 216,886.000 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person) 3,134,400.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (Person) 8,805,000.000 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (Person) 19,370,800.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Dec 2021
Chile (Person) 8,558,362.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2021
China (Person) 750,640,000.000 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Colombia (Person) 21,317,792.275 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Croatia (Person) 1,572,437.000 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Nov 2021
Cyprus (Person) 440,959.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2021
Czech Republic (Person) 5,387,900.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Denmark (Person) 3,085,451.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2021
Ecuador (Person) 8,066,696.031 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2021
Egypt (Person) 27,169,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2021
Estonia (Person) 657,600.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2021
European Union (Person) 198,101,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Finland (Person) 2,576,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Nov 2021
France (Person) 29,004,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2021
Georgia (Person) 678,037.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2021
Germany (Person) 45,113,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Nov 2021
Ghana (Person) 9,270,939.000 2015 yearly 2013 - 2015
Greece (Person) 4,027,000.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person) 3,673,300.000 Nov 2021 monthly Oct 1981 - Nov 2021
Hungary (Person) 4,615,983.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Iceland (Person) 202,600.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
India (Person) 465,751,193.640 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Indonesia (Person) 120,647,700.000 Feb 2016 monthly Feb 2012 - Feb 2016
Ireland (Person) 2,471,200.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Israel (Person) 3,885,500.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Italy (Person) 22,985,376.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Oct 2021
Japan (Person) 66,240,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - Nov 2021
Jordan (Person) 1,197,252.000 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Kazakhstan (Person) 8,802,600.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Kenya (Person) 18,142,700.000 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
South Korea (Person) 27,503,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2021
Kosovo (Person) 371,600.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (Person) 2,729,500.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (Person) 548,200.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Laos (Person) 3,474,582.000 2014 yearly 1994 - 2014
Latvia (Person) 879,000.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (Person) 1,386,500.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Luxembourg (Person) 492,558.629 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person) 375,900.000 Nov 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Nov 2021
North Macedonia (Person) 796,681.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Malaysia (Person) 15,610,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Nov 2021
Malta (Person) 309,977.000 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2002 - Jul 2021
Mauritius (Person) 476,100.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2021
Mexico (Person) 55,836,230.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1995 - Sep 2021
Moldova (Person) 885,714.757 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Mongolia (Person) 1,135,898.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (Person) 209,323.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2021
Morocco (Person) 10,807,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
Myanmar (Person) 203,248.000 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (Person) 7,086,000.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Netherlands (Person) 9,210,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2021
New Zealand (Person) 2,830,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2021
Nigeria (Person) 46,488,079.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (Person) 2,796,000.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2021
Oman (Person) 1,606,976.000 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Pakistan (Person) 57,529,123.000 Jun 2015 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2015
Palestinian Territory (Person) 955,000.000 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Panama (Person) 1,063,250.000 Aug 2017 monthly Mar 2008 - Aug 2017
Paraguay (Person) 3,454,040.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (Person) 4,812,800.000 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Nov 2021
Philippines (Person) 43,826,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1982 - Sep 2021
Poland (Person) 16,814,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1992 - Sep 2021
Portugal (Person) 4,852,800.000 Nov 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Nov 2021
Qatar (Person) 2,128,766.000 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (Person) 8,628,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
Russia (Person) 72,200,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person) 12,899,888.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Jun 2021
Serbia (Person) 2,296,000.000 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2014 - Sep 2021
Singapore (Person) 3,588,900.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2021
Slovakia (Person) 2,591,200.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Slovenia (Person) 884,685.000 Feb 2019 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2019
South Africa (Person) 14,282,007.172 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Spain (Person) 20,031,000.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Sep 2021
Sri Lanka (Person) 8,082,303.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Jun 2021
Sudan (Person) 9,900,000.000 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (Person) 5,108,900.000 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2021
Switzerland (Person) 5,192,044.599 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 1991 - Sep 2021
Syria (Person) 183,323.000 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Taiwan (Person) 11,464,000.000 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 1993 - Nov 2021
Tajikistan (Person) 2,463,400.000 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Thailand (Person) 38,761,600.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (Person) 3,433,400.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2011 - Dec 2020

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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) 2,809.0 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 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 Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 967.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -775.392 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 11,133.000 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 305.528 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 12,100.460 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 11,325.068 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,209.279 Nov 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Nov 2021
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 Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -10,772.490 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Public Debt (KWD mn) 850.000 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 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: 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) -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: 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: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 49.000 Nov 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Nov 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) 42,443.820 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,502.974 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 40,962.8 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 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) 104.898 Nov 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 148,116.325 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 121,218.1 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.3 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,814.6 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 132,579.427 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.87 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 114.09 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,771.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,843.500 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 39,187.600 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 43,554.800 Nov 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2021

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