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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
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
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.87

2022

3.15

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

-25.86

2015

-6.29

2014

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2015

Updated on 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
Real GDP Growth

1.8

2015

0.5

2014

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 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
Private Consumption Expenditure

47,138.02

2015

47,149.80

2014

526.40

1962

47,149.80

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

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
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
GDP Deflator Growth

-26.9

2015

-6.8

2014

-26.9

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2015

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
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,015.85

2015

28,887.18

2014

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
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
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
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.06

2022

23.35

2021

1.66

1991

35.82

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

13,542.1

May 2017

13,507.7

Apr 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

13,542.1

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

16.39

2022

14.40

2021

0.06

1990

16.39

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

25.44

2022

24.52

2021

4.02

1997

25.44

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 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
Labour Productivity Growth

0.11

2016

-3.67

2015

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

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
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
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
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

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
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.13

May 2017

-0.20

Apr 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.40

2022

3.40

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.4

Jun 2017

2.0

May 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
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
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Imports

8,319.4

Mar 2017

7,978.2

Dec 2016

39.8

Mar 1978

8,319.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Exports

13,644.3

Mar 2017

13,551.0

Dec 2016

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Exports Growth

55.2

Mar 2017

18.6

Dec 2016

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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
Total Imports Growth

10.9

Mar 2017

1.5

Dec 2016

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

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
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.88

2022

2.44

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

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
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2010

38.6

2009

16.0

1997

50.2

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2016
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
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 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
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
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 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
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
Forecast: Current Account Balance

8.76

2022

8.74

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Domestic Credit Growth

6.7

May 2017

8.2

Apr 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Household Debt

1,854.7

May 2017

1,721.4

Apr 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Domestic Credit

106,880.1

May 2017

106,055.6

Apr 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

106,880.1

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 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
Foreign Exchange Reserves

31,217.4

Apr 2017

31,053.7

Mar 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Apr 2017

Updated on May 2017
Gold Reserves

104.10

Mar 2017

103.96

Feb 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

22.49

2015

18.00

2014

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

34,788.31

May 2017

33,379.04

Apr 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.2

Mar 2017

10.9

Dec 2016

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Money Supply M2

120,295.95

May 2017

119,423.51

Apr 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Deposits

137,081.14

May 2017

136,028.56

Apr 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

137,453.47

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate

4.72

Jun 2017

4.73

May 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Jul 2017

1.75

Jun 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

0.304

May 2017

0.305

Apr 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Policy Rate

2.75

Jul 2017

2.75

Jun 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
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 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
Crude Oil: Production

2,709.00

Jun 2017

2,709.00

May 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 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
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
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
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
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 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
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

6,851.6

Jul 2017

6,762.8

Jun 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
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
Number of Subscriber Mobile

8,305,000.00

2015

7,600,000.00

2014

0.00

1985

8,305,000.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
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: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

8.89

2016

8.89

2015

4.14

2006

8.89

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2016
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
Teledensity: Fixed Line

13.40

2015

14.20

2014

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
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
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
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
Teledensity: Mobile

231.76

2015

218.43

2014

0.00

1985

231.76

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
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
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

480,000.00

2015

494,000.00

2014

3,316.00

1960

538,219.00

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016