Kuwait Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

1980 - 2025 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Consumer Price Index Growth is forecasted to be 1.000 % in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records remained the same from the last reported number of 1.100 % in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Consumer Price Index Growth is projected to stand at 2.500 % in Dec 2025. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Consumer Price Index: Average Consumer Price: YoY.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth in 2025?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.500

% 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025

2.500

% 2024 yearly 1980 - 2025

-0.323

1992

15.798

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2025

Updated on 30 Oct 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%)

4.043

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Albania (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Algeria (%)

7.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Angola (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Antigua and Barbuda (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Argentina (%)

53.548

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Armenia (%)

3.777

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Australia (%)

2.422

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Austria (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Azerbaijan (%)

3.200

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Bahamas (%)

2.166

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bahrain (%)

2.200

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bangladesh (%)

5.493

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Barbados (%)

2.340

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belarus (%)

4.056

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Belgium (%)

1.560

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belize (%)

2.181

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Benin (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bhutan (%)

3.217

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bolivia (%)

3.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

2.023

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Botswana (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brazil (%)

3.252

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brunei (%)

0.347

2025

yearly

1983 - 2025

Bulgaria (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Burkina Faso (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burundi (%)

3.172

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cambodia (%)

3.040

2025

yearly

1987 - 2025

Cameroon (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Canada (%)

1.992

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cape Verde (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Central African Republic (%)

2.459

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chad (%)

2.994

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chile (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

China (%)

2.600

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Colombia (%)

2.914

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Comoros (%)

1.950

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Congo, Republic of (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Costa Rica (%)

2.753

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Croatia (%)

2.135

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Cyprus (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Czech Republic (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Congo, Democratic Republic of (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Denmark (%)

1.600

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Djibouti (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Dominica (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Dominican Republic (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ecuador (%)

1.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Egypt (%)

7.372

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

El Salvador (%)

1.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Equatorial Guinea (%)

2.064

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Eritrea (%)

2.009

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Estonia (%)

1.900

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Eswatini (%)

4.855

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ethiopia (%)

7.977

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Fiji (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Finland (%)

1.900

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

France (%)

1.608

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gabon (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gambia (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Georgia (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Germany (%)

1.968

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ghana (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Greece (%)

1.766

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Grenada (%)

1.875

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guatemala (%)

4.010

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea (%)

7.800

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea-Bissau (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guyana (%)

3.103

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Haiti (%)

11.338

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Honduras (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

2.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hungary (%)

3.019

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iceland (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

India (%)

4.042

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Indonesia (%)

2.984

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iran (%)

25.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iraq (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2005 - 2025

Ireland (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Israel (%)

0.803

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Italy (%)

1.351

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ivory Coast (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jamaica (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Japan (%)

0.989

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jordan (%)

2.498

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kazakhstan (%)

4.016

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Kenya (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kiribati (%)

2.373

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Korea (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kosovo (%)

1.915

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Kuwait (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kyrgyzstan (%)

4.952

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Laos (%)

3.100

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Latvia (%)

2.188

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Lebanon (%)

85.452

2020

yearly

1980 - 2020

Lesotho (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Liberia (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Libya (%)

12.209

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Lithuania (%)

2.089

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Luxembourg (%)

1.900

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.800

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

North Macedonia (%)

2.201

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Madagascar (%)

5.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malawi (%)

4.957

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malaysia (%)

2.013

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Maldives (%)

2.015

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mali (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malta (%)

1.982

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Marshall Islands (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2004 - 2025

Mauritania (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Mauritius (%)

3.323

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mexico (%)

2.999

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Micronesia (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Moldova (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Mongolia (%)

7.485

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Montenegro (%)

1.695

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Morocco (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mozambique (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Myanmar (%)

5.963

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Namibia (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Nepal (%)

5.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Netherlands (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

New Zealand (%)

2.040

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nicaragua (%)

3.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Niger (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nigeria (%)

10.642

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Norway (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Oman (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Pakistan (%)

6.490

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Palau (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Panama (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Papua New Guinea (%)

3.159

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Paraguay (%)

3.308

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Peru (%)

1.995

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Philippines (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Poland (%)

2.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Portugal (%)

1.520

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Qatar (%)

1.960

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Romania (%)

2.549

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Russia (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Rwanda (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Kitts and Nevis (%)

1.967

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Lucia (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (%)

1.998

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Samoa (%)

2.822

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

San Marino (%)

1.158

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Sao Tome and Principe (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saudi Arabia (%)

2.024

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Senegal (%)

1.501

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Serbia (%)

2.992

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Seychelles (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sierra Leone (%)

8.375

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Singapore (%)

1.459

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Slovakia (%)

2.131

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Slovenia (%)

1.924

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Solomon Islands (%)

4.173

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Africa (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Spain (%)

1.694

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sri Lanka (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sudan (%)

16.797

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Suriname (%)

8.988

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sweden (%)

1.820

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Switzerland (%)

0.970

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Syria (%)

4.398

2010

yearly

1980 - 2010

Taiwan (%)

1.437

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tajikistan (%)

6.500

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tanzania (%)

4.236

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Thailand (%)

1.750

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Timor-Leste (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Togo (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tonga (%)

2.439

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trinidad and Tobago (%)

1.003

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tunisia (%)

4.012

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkey (%)

11.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkmenistan (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tuvalu (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Uganda (%)

5.048

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ukraine (%)

5.001

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.100

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United Kingdom (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United States (%)

2.216

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uruguay (%)

4.013

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uzbekistan (%)

5.098

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Vanuatu (%)

2.251

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Venezuela (%)

6,500.000

2022

yearly

1980 - 2022

Vietnam (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Yemen (%)

8.000

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Zambia (%)

7.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Zimbabwe (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

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
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

30,136.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-2.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2010 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-8.826

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-7.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

55,117.834

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

39.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

31,871.013

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

22.7

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

35,456.308

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

159,279.667

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

Gross Savings Rate (%)

36.1

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

44,697.438

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

25,265.213

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.440

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

100.486

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

26,266.448

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

9,623.513

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn)

10,706.144

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Exports (KWD mn)

24,091.737

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Imports (KWD mn)

18,589.475

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

21,246.484

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

7,865.439

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn)

9,334.477

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn)

24,329.589

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn)

15,647.706

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn)

48,094.800

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn)

40,298.454

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn)

14,032.006

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-10.0

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

151,211,100.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-8.6

2017

yearly

1988 - 2017

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-10,753.192

2017

yearly

1988 - 2017

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

128.142

Dec 2015

monthly

Sep 2003 - Dec 2015

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

1.4

2017

yearly

1986 - 2017

National Government Debt (USD mn)

3,506.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Sep 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

4.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

23.881

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

38.428

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

22.442

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

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 Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,072.300

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Sep 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.4

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-1.21

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

5.603

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

1.087

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

Population: Annual (Person th)

4,621.638

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Population: Kuwaiti (Person)

1,386,363.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person)

3,177,606.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

yearly

2008 - 2017

Labour Force (Person)

2,787,826.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

227,964.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

216,314.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,877,988.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

465,560.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

200,990.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

189,949.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,873,692.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

464,869.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment (Person)

58,326.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

26,974.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

26,365.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

4,296.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

691.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

2,203,723

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

113,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

9.5

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,407.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

98,593.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

2.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Sep 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

1.121

Sep 2020

monthly

May 2017 - Sep 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

7.006

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

0.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

138.100

Sep 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Sep 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.244

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

1,050.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

3,270.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-39.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

12,357.584

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

43,537.254

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,874.075

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

6,122.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-3.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

951,801.648

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

308,705.513

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.396

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1973 - Jul 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

159.166

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jul 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

28.767

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

498.515

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

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)

2,275.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

1,418.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

4.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-380.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

-1.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-49.482

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

5.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-55.708

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

58,931.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2018 - Mar 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

50.8

2019

yearly

2014 - 2019

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

115,210.882

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

2.030

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

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: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

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: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

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: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn)

448.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

58.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2019

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

1.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

42,300.831

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

132,459.374

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

M2 Growth (%)

5.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

44,432.3

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

28.180

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

20.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

103.971

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1961 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

150,485.066

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

5.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

110,297.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

-0.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

1,405.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

130,825.401

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.86

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

94.56

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

40,508.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn)

12,936.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn)

2,296.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn)

40,335.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

34,907.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

23.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2019

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.3

2018

yearly

2007 - 2018

Central Bank of Kuwait: Assets (KWD mn)

13,966.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Local Banks: Assets (KWD mn)

72,537.100

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

3.861

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Sep 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.306

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Oct 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Oct 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Oct 2020

Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.510

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

3.861

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR)

361.174

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

4,097

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2018

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

13,952.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,509.010

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.275

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

2,286.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

1,986.320

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

426.595

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,316

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-32.8

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

919

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

42.9

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,457.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,964.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person)

3,580,402.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person)

130,810.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,071,667.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Visitor Departures (Person)

12,447,512.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,074,541.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,673.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,778.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person)

42,663.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person)

127,313.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Length of Stay: Hotel (Night)

25,768.000

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Number of Hotels (Unit)

90.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

6,294.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Mar2018=1000)

5,443.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2018 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

103,357.531

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 2020

Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

31,594,837,149.843

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Oct 2020

Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

175.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,876.188

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

959,575.625

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

11.440

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

515,542.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,327,028.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

174.159

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

82,962.408

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

5,362.271

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,576,023.369

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

130,569.043

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit)

2,075,475.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit)

1,659,340.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit)

150,526.000

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg)

22,611,976.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo (Unit)

677.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2018

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