Kuwait Forecast: Government Expenditure

1990 - 2026 | Yearly | KWD bn | International Monetary Fund

Kuwait Government Expenditure is forecasted to be 22.282 KWD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 21.768 KWD bn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Kuwait Government Expenditure is projected to stand at 24.119 KWD bn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: General Government Total Expenditure.

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Kuwait Forecast: Government Expenditure

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
24.119 2026 23.760 2025 4.021 1997 24.119 2026 KWD bn yearly 1990 - 2026

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (AFA bn) 643.853 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (ALL bn) 701.842 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Algeria (DZD bn) 12,004.030 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Angola (AOA bn) 12,988.310 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (XCD bn) 1.288 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Argentina (ARS bn) 11,418.800 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Armenia (AMD bn) 2,575.740 2026 yearly 2005 - 2026
Aruba (%) 23.906 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Australia (AUD bn) 947.776 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Austria (EUR bn) 240.936 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Azerbaijan (AZN bn) 35.378 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Bahamas (BSD bn) 3.157 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Bahrain (BHD bn) 4.887 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Bangladesh (BDT bn) 7,011.275 2024 yearly 1980 - 2024
Barbados (BBD bn) 3.472 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Belarus (BYN bn) 77.705 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Belgium (EUR bn) 315.593 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (BZD bn) 1.601 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Benin (XOF bn) 2,393.250 2026 yearly 1989 - 2026
Bhutan (BTN bn) 91.023 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bolivia (BOB bn) 137.611 2026 yearly 1984 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAM bn) 18.397 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (BWP bn) 93.963 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (BRL bn) 3,881.800 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Brunei (BND bn) 6.119 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bulgaria (BGN bn) 61.591 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Burkina Faso (XOF bn) 3,762.830 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Burundi (BIF bn) 2,058.827 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Cambodia (KHR bn) 47,292.490 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Cameroon (XAF bn) 5,260.960 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Canada (CAD bn) 1,235.290 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (CVE bn) 82.666 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Central African Republic (XAF bn) 387.993 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Chad (XAF bn) 1,416.900 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Chile (CLP bn) 73,287.600 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
China (RMB bn) 55,314.710 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Colombia (COP bn) 472,919.970 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Comoros (KMF bn) 133.176 2026 yearly 1984 - 2026
Congo (XAF bn) 1,729.330 2026 yearly 1989 - 2026
Costa Rica (CRC bn) 8,688.300 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Croatia (HRK bn) 267.364 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (EUR bn) 12.244 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Czech Republic (CZK bn) 3,314.610 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (CDF bn) 23,613.530 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Denmark (DKK bn) 1,457.650 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (DJF bn) 175.593 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Dominica (XCD bn) 0.529 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Dominican Republic (DOP bn) 1,284.090 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 39.187 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Egypt (EGP bn) 3,086.590 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
El Salvador (SVC bn) 10.598 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (XAF bn) 1,029.470 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Eritrea (ERN bn) 15.758 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Estonia (EUR bn) 16.555 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Swaziland (SZL bn) 27.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (ETB bn) 1,652.490 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (FJD bn) 4.015 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Finland (EUR bn) 155.582 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (EUR bn) 1,563.400 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (XAF bn) 1,973.250 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Gambia (GMD bn) 38.617 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Georgia (GEL bn) 22.893 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (EUR bn) 1,959.560 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Ghana (GHS bn) 176.019 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (EUR bn) 100.633 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (XCD bn) 0.868 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Guatemala (GTQ bn) 119.794 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Guinea (GNF bn) 57,433.560 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (GWP bn) 265.962 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Guyana (GYD bn) 473.907 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Haiti (HTG bn) 459.995 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Honduras (HNL bn) 270.513 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (HKD bn) 832.750 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Hungary (HUF bn) 31,679.850 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Iceland (ISK bn) 1,699.610 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (INR bn) 107,742.550 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Indonesia (IDR bn) 3,712,108.940 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Iran (IRR bn) 34,492,454.660 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Iraq (IQD bn) 150,406.230 2026 yearly 2004 - 2026
Ireland (EUR bn) 115.570 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (ILS bn) 717.281 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Italy (EUR bn) 958.816 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Ivory Coast (XOF bn) 9,996.130 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Jamaica (JMD bn) 947.605 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Japan (JPY bn) 222,603.350 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (JOD bn) 11.211 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Kazakhstan (KZT bn) 23,201.890 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Kenya (KES bn) 4,370.210 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Kiribati (AUD bn) 0.399 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
South Korea (KRW bn) 607,457.000 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Kosovo (EUR bn) 2.682 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (KGS bn) 352.745 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Laos (LAK bn) 50,372.610 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Latvia (LVL bn) 15.816 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Lebanon (LBP bn) 20,816.210 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lesotho (LSL bn) 24.402 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Liberia (LRD bn) 1.295 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (LYD bn) 76.880 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Lithuania (LTL bn) 21.986 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026

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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) 3,161.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 37.408 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 415.966 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 14,817.487 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,055.958 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 8,862.962 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,213.483 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -3,919.943 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Public Debt (KWD mn) 950.000 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.236 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) 7,428.111 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,754.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,208.010 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) 867,654.908 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 283,644.869 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) 1,839.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
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) 6,651.078 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
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 (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
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: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 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
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (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: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Number of Investment Companies (Unit) 56.000 Jul 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Jul 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) 41,858.213 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 129,136.296 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 42,694.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 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) 105.438 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 146,115.161 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 119,468.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,282.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 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) 1,821.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn) 38,799.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn) 12,576.300 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn) 38,799.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn) 37,904.000 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021

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