Kuwait Forecast: Government Net Debt

1991 - 2024 | Yearly | KWD bn | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Government Net Debt is forecasted to be 7.333 KWD bn in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 6.333 KWD bn in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Government Net Debt is projected to stand at 18.893 KWD bn in Dec 2024. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: General Government Gross Debt.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Government Net Debt in 2024?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

18.893

KWD bn 2024 yearly 1991 - 2024

16.093

KWD bn 2023 yearly 1991 - 2024

1.527

2013

18.893

2024

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2024

Updated on 28 Apr 2020

Forecast: Government Net Debt by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (AFA bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Albania (ALL bn)

1,365.912

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Algeria (DZD bn)

15,955.787

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Angola (AOA bn)

36,477.786

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Antigua and Barbuda (XCD bn)

5.554

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Argentina (ARS bn)

57,719.622

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Armenia (AMD bn)

4,816.936

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Australia (AUD bn)

899.880

2024

yearly

1989 - 2024

Austria (EUR bn)

267.072

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

Azerbaijan (AZN bn)

9.690

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Bahamas (BSD bn)

9.468

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Bahrain (BHD bn)

21.177

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Bangladesh (BDT bn)

14,438.571

2023

yearly

2003 - 2023

Barbados (BBD bn)

10.954

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Belarus (BYN bn)

92.459

2024

yearly

2004 - 2024

Belgium (EUR bn)

501.028

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Belize (BZD bn)

4.122

2023

yearly

2001 - 2023

Benin (XOF bn)

4,367.713

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Bhutan (BTN bn)

239.140

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Bolivia (BOB bn)

266.717

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAM bn)

13.308

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Botswana (BWP bn)

28.774

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Brazil (BRL bn)

9,366.648

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Brunei (BND bn)

0.473

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Bulgaria (BGN bn)

21.954

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Burkina Faso (XOF bn)

5,201.322

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Burundi (BIF bn)

13,729.364

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Cambodia (KHR bn)

57,936.326

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Cameroon (XAF bn)

11,747.672

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Canada (CAD bn)

2,069.589

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Cape Verde (CVE bn)

257.248

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Central African Republic (XAF bn)

587.498

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Chad (XAF bn)

2,460.943

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Chile (CLP bn)

78,896.584

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

China (RMB bn)

106,965.202

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Colombia (COP bn)

601,169.554

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Comoros (KMF bn)

224.155

2024

yearly

1984 - 2024

Congo, Republic of (XAF bn)

3,673.904

2024

yearly

1989 - 2024

Costa Rica (CRC bn)

31,643.205

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Croatia (HRK bn)

282.456

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Cyprus (EUR bn)

17.546

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Czech Republic (CZK bn)

1,936.570

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Congo, Democratic Republic of (CDF bn)

7,236.423

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Denmark (DKK bn)

1,059.973

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Djibouti (DJF bn)

322.560

2024

yearly

2009 - 2024

Dominica (XCD bn)

1.427

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Dominican Republic (DOP bn)

3,855.477

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Ecuador (USD bn)

42.569

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Egypt (EGP bn)

7,327.721

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

El Salvador (SVC bn)

23.094

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Equatorial Guinea (XAF bn)

2,831.456

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Eritrea (ERN bn)

57.941

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Estonia (EUR bn)

2.525

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Eswatini (SZL bn)

55.071

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Ethiopia (ETB bn)

2,986.698

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Fiji (FJD bn)

7.753

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Finland (EUR bn)

168.893

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

France (EUR bn)

2,721.858

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Gabon (XAF bn)

5,012.755

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Gambia (GMD bn)

84.656

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Georgia (GEL bn)

31.350

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Germany (EUR bn)

1,844.935

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Ghana (GHS bn)

381.528

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Greece (EUR bn)

339.092

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Grenada (XCD bn)

1.928

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Guatemala (GTQ bn)

251.346

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Guinea (GNF bn)

96,244.223

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Guinea-Bissau (GWP bn)

730.560

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Guyana (GYD bn)

521.758

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Haiti (HTG bn)

486.486

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Honduras (HNL bn)

332.053

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Hong Kong SAR, China (HKD bn)

0.000

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Hungary (HUF bn)

34,840.262

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Iceland (ISK bn)

863.643

2024

yearly

1982 - 2024

India (INR bn)

236,911.490

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Indonesia (IDR bn)

7,125,741.246

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Iran (IRR bn)

24,211,623.910

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Iraq (IQD bn)

205,944.291

2024

yearly

2004 - 2024

Ireland (EUR bn)

203.841

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Israel (ILS bn)

1,167.990

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Italy (EUR bn)

2,605.866

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

Ivory Coast (XOF bn)

20,835.619

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Jamaica (JMD bn)

1,917.447

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Japan (JPY bn)

1,412,214.204

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Jordan (JOD bn)

33.971

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

Kazakhstan (KZT bn)

23,374.169

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Kenya (KES bn)

11,241.420

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Kiribati (AUD bn)

0.169

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

South Korea (KRW bn)

1,247,055.002

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Kosovo (EUR bn)

2.466

2024

yearly

2006 - 2024

Kuwait (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Kyrgyzstan (KGS bn)

488.139

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Laos (LAK bn)

152,655.509

2022

yearly

2001 - 2022

Latvia (LVL bn)

12.693

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Lebanon (LBP bn)

203,797.590

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Lesotho (LSL bn)

19.518

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

Liberia (LRD bn)

2.437

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Libya (LYD bn)

140.430

2021

yearly

1990 - 2021

Lithuania (LTL bn)

14.693

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Luxembourg (EUR bn)

15.461

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Macau SAR, China (MOP bn)

0.000

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

North Macedonia (MKD bn)

377.978

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Madagascar (MGA bn)

41,500.008

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Malawi (MWK bn)

5,077.435

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Malaysia (MYR bn)

1,156.769

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Maldives (MVR bn)

87.299

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Mali (XOF bn)

5,693.571

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Malta (EUR bn)

4.948

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Marshall Islands (USD bn)

0.066

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Mauritania (MRU bn)

205.004

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Mauritius (MUR bn)

327.894

2022

yearly

2000 - 2022

Mexico (MXN bn)

17,240.554

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Micronesia (USD bn)

0.070

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Moldova (MDL bn)

106.165

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Mongolia (MNT bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Montenegro (EUR bn)

3.323

2024

yearly

2002 - 2024

Morocco (MAD bn)

919.883

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Mozambique (MZM bn)

1,608.729

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Myanmar (MMK bn)

62,971.067

2023

yearly

1998 - 2023

Namibia (NAD bn)

212.140

2023

yearly

1993 - 2023

Nepal (NPR bn)

2,375.002

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Netherlands (EUR bn)

377.769

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

New Zealand (NZD bn)

109.975

2024

yearly

1985 - 2024

Nicaragua (NIO bn)

228.620

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Niger (XOF bn)

3,750.805

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Nigeria (NGN bn)

89,098.797

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Norway (NOK bn)

1,750.279

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Oman (OMR bn)

26.761

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Pakistan (PKR bn)

44,937.974

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Palau (USD bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Panama (PAB bn)

38.646

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Papua New Guinea (PGK bn)

50.064

2024

yearly

1994 - 2024

Paraguay (PYG bn)

74,764.827

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Peru (PEN bn)

261.176

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Philippines (PHP bn)

11,080.779

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Poland (PLN bn)

1,405.213

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Portugal (EUR bn)

243.932

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Qatar (QAR bn)

265.444

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Romania (RON bn)

604.831

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Russia (RUB bn)

30,257.542

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Rwanda (RWF bn)

8,836.786

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Saint Kitts and Nevis (XCD bn)

2.452

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Saint Lucia (XCD bn)

5.037

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (XCD bn)

1.877

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Samoa (WST bn)

1.652

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

San Marino (EUR bn)

1.342

2024

yearly

2004 - 2024

Sao Tome and Principe (STN bn)

6.557

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Saudi Arabia (SAR bn)

1,404.245

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Senegal (XOF bn)

13,037.638

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Serbia (RSD bn)

3,030.474

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Seychelles (SCR bn)

11.273

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Sierra Leone (SLL bn)

47,512.121

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Singapore (SGD bn)

687.482

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Slovakia (EUR bn)

55.188

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Slovenia (EUR bn)

34.033

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Solomon Islands (SBD bn)

3.582

2024

yearly

2003 - 2024

South Africa (ZAR bn)

5,512.578

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Spain (EUR bn)

1,328.905

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Sri Lanka (LKR bn)

17,672.272

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Sudan (SDG bn)

57,547.767

2024

yearly

1992 - 2024

Suriname (SRD bn)

39.861

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Sweden (SEK bn)

1,767.956

2024

yearly

1993 - 2024

Switzerland (CHF bn)

257.725

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Syria (SYP bn)

838.214

2010

yearly

1990 - 2010

Taiwan (NTD bn)

5,431.644

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Tajikistan (TJS bn)

58.661

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Tanzania (TZS bn)

98,596.467

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Thailand (THB bn)

9,551.502

2024

yearly

1996 - 2024

Timor-Leste (USD bn)

0.168

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Togo (XOF bn)

2,557.455

2024

yearly

2005 - 2024

Tonga (TOP bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Trinidad and Tobago (TTD bn)

113.021

2024

yearly

1988 - 2024

Tunisia (TND bn)

117.910

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Turkey (TRY bn)

2,997.206

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Turkmenistan (TMM bn)

94.617

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Tuvalu (AUD bn)

0.003

2024

yearly

2005 - 2024

Uganda (UGX bn)

93,043.456

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Ukraine (UAH bn)

2,886.496

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

United Arab Emirates (AED bn)

349.589

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

United Kingdom (GBP bn)

2,161.236

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

United States (USD bn)

29,860.977

2024

yearly

2001 - 2024

Uruguay (UYU bn)

2,110.216

2024

yearly

2008 - 2024

Uzbekistan (UZS bn)

288,690.640

2024

yearly

1997 - 2024

Vanuatu (VUV bn)

79.667

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Venezuela (VES bn)

3,719.390

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Vietnam (VND bn)

4,906,213.399

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Yemen (YER bn)

7,400.302

2024

yearly

1999 - 2024

Zambia (ZMK bn)

482.973

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Zimbabwe (USD bn)

22.034

2024

yearly

2005 - 2024

Kuwait Key Series

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National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

134,754.6

2019

yearly

1962 - 2019

Real GDP Growth (%)

0.4

2019

yearly

1971 - 2019

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.676

2019

yearly

1963 - 2019

GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-4.1

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

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 National Product (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 $)

73,018.029

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

30,257.042

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

3.437

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

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: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

16,642.935

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: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

13,381.045

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

Real GDP Growth (%)

-1.008

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-7.898

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

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 (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)

4,784.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jun 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

5.1

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

26.756

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

27.105

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

yearly

1987 - 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 Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,572.300

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Apr 2020

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

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.5

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

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)

5.394

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

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 (%)

1.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Jun 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

3.142

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.300

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

461.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

13,141.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-18.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

11,068.522

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

50,878.382

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,823.350

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Imports (USD mn)

7,375.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-12.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,001,282.192

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

343,695.648

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.346

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1973 - Apr 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

195.185

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

328.656

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2020

Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Trade Balance (KWD mn)

142.390

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

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
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

33,789.5

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

25.1

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

675.5

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

693.528

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

2.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

15.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

678.043

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

31,146.3

2010

yearly

1997 - 2010

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

50.8

2019

yearly

2014 - 2019

Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

681.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

115,210.882

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

5.274

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

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: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

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: 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: 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: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

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

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

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

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

58.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Apr 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

41,399.838

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

130,547.847

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

M2 Growth (%)

3.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

41,800.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

27.780

2019

yearly

1962 - 2019

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

15.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

102.959

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1961 - May 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.6

2018

yearly

1998 - 2018

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

24.2

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Total Deposits (USD mn)

146,292.770

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

2.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

107,190.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

-2.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

62.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

127,813.160

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.508

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

94.56

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

38,766.900

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

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

12,691.500

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

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

2,347.400

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

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

39,510.400

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

35,655.000

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

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

3.992

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jun 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.307

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jul 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.63

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2020

Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.589

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

4.041

May 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - May 2020

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

336.408

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Apr 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)

4,418.000

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.275

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

2,158.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 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 (29Dec1993=1000)

6,633.4

Mar 2018

monthly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

92,213.513

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jul 2020

Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

28,310,645,934.335

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jul 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)

3,099,345.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

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)

7,099,848.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

171.605

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

106,295.681

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Television (USD th)

4,444.313

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,732,429.360

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Television (USD th)

155,431.963

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

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: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person)

1,203,697.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 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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