Kuwait Forecast: Government Net Debt

1991 - 2025 | Yearly | KWD bn | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Government Net Debt is forecasted to be 6.316 KWD bn in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 4.811 KWD bn in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Government Net Debt is projected to stand at 38.428 KWD bn in Dec 2025. 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 2025?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

38.428

KWD bn 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025

31.875

KWD bn 2024 yearly 1991 - 2025

1.527

2013

38.428

2025

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2025

Updated on 27 Oct 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)

1,528.582

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Algeria (DZD bn)

25,508.631

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Angola (AOA bn)

48,598.990

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Antigua and Barbuda (XCD bn)

4.418

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Argentina (ARS bn)

26,077.404

2020

yearly

1992 - 2020

Armenia (AMD bn)

5,242.825

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Australia (AUD bn)

1,693.021

2025

yearly

1989 - 2025

Austria (EUR bn)

359.685

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Azerbaijan (AZN bn)

24.389

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Bahamas (BSD bn)

11.159

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Bahrain (BHD bn)

22.934

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Bangladesh (BDT bn)

20,911.837

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Barbados (BBD bn)

12.409

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Belarus (BYN bn)

80.009

2025

yearly

2004 - 2025

Belgium (EUR bn)

659.375

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belize (BZD bn)

4.122

2023

yearly

2001 - 2023

Benin (XOF bn)

4,628.368

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Bhutan (BTN bn)

277.703

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Bolivia (BOB bn)

263.460

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BAM bn)

15.455

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Botswana (BWP bn)

92.632

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Brazil (BRL bn)

10,018.135

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Brunei (BND bn)

0.473

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bulgaria (BGN bn)

29.494

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Burkina Faso (XOF bn)

6,248.990

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Burundi (BIF bn)

5,695.031

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Cambodia (KHR bn)

64,427.792

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Cameroon (XAF bn)

12,797.462

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Canada (CAD bn)

2,919.284

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cape Verde (CVE bn)

297.637

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Central African Republic (XAF bn)

688.798

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Chad (XAF bn)

3,102.810

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Chile (CLP bn)

127,371.554

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

China (RMB bn)

119,832.398

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Colombia (COP bn)

838,964.267

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Comoros (KMF bn)

237.251

2025

yearly

1984 - 2025

Congo, Republic of (XAF bn)

4,753.284

2025

yearly

1989 - 2025

Costa Rica (CRC bn)

33,231.595

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Croatia (HRK bn)

381.930

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Cyprus (EUR bn)

22.370

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Czech Republic (CZK bn)

3,048.631

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Congo, Democratic Republic of (CDF bn)

9,752.106

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Denmark (DKK bn)

1,237.477

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Djibouti (DJF bn)

356.446

2025

yearly

2009 - 2025

Dominican Republic (DOP bn)

4,203.378

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Ecuador (USD bn)

63.609

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Egypt (EGP bn)

8,129.686

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

El Salvador (SVC bn)

32.739

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Equatorial Guinea (XAF bn)

2,995.444

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Eritrea (ERN bn)

60.815

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Estonia (EUR bn)

11.184

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Eswatini (SZL bn)

47.686

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Fiji (FJD bn)

10.078

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Finland (EUR bn)

198.587

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

France (EUR bn)

3,361.704

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gabon (XAF bn)

6,030.243

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Gambia (GMD bn)

94.931

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Georgia (GEL bn)

39.374

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Germany (EUR bn)

2,398.769

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Ghana (GHS bn)

494.568

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Greece (EUR bn)

355.733

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Grenada (XCD bn)

1.937

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Guatemala (GTQ bn)

287.195

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Guinea (GNF bn)

111,069.341

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Guinea-Bissau (GWP bn)

825.792

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Guyana (GYD bn)

621.951

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Haiti (HTG bn)

890.025

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Honduras (HNL bn)

468.731

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Hong Kong SAR, China (HKD bn)

0.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Hungary (HUF bn)

39,546.553

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Iceland (ISK bn)

1,911.483

2025

yearly

1982 - 2025

India (INR bn)

291,828.922

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Indonesia (IDR bn)

10,126,041.153

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Iran (IRR bn)

41,082,147.225

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Iraq (IQD bn)

260,424.176

2025

yearly

2004 - 2025

Ireland (EUR bn)

232.501

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Israel (ILS bn)

1,406.584

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Italy (EUR bn)

2,911.152

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Ivory Coast (XOF bn)

21,937.198

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Jamaica (JMD bn)

2,083.920

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Japan (JPY bn)

1,514,029.196

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jordan (JOD bn)

31.566

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Kazakhstan (KZT bn)

32,762.022

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Kenya (KES bn)

14,031.784

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Kiribati (AUD bn)

0.168

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

South Korea (KRW bn)

1,527,429.242

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Kosovo (EUR bn)

2.805

2025

yearly

2006 - 2025

Kuwait (KWD bn)

38.428

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Kyrgyzstan (KGS bn)

577.674

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Latvia (LVL bn)

15.139

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Lebanon (LBP bn)

160,801.098

2020

yearly

2000 - 2020

Lesotho (LSL bn)

20.560

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Liberia (LRD bn)

2.309

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Libya (LYD bn)

140.430

2021

yearly

1990 - 2021

Lithuania (LTL bn)

23.233

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Luxembourg (EUR bn)

22.446

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Macau SAR, China (MOP bn)

0.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

North Macedonia (MKD bn)

469.530

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Madagascar (MGA bn)

43,216.610

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Malawi (MWK bn)

7,373.027

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Malaysia (MYR bn)

1,298.128

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Maldives (MVR bn)

130.839

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Mali (XOF bn)

6,584.902

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Malta (EUR bn)

8.793

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Marshall Islands (USD bn)

0.089

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Mauritania (MRU bn)

236.110

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Mexico (MXN bn)

19,367.086

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Micronesia (USD bn)

0.087

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Moldova (MDL bn)

124.578

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Mongolia (MNT bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Montenegro (EUR bn)

4.499

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Morocco (MAD bn)

963.103

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Mozambique (MZM bn)

1,780.539

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Myanmar (MMK bn)

107,109.687

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Nepal (NPR bn)

2,943.522

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Netherlands (EUR bn)

528.325

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

New Zealand (NZD bn)

251.128

2025

yearly

1985 - 2025

Nicaragua (NIO bn)

293.533

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Niger (XOF bn)

5,431.466

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Nigeria (NGN bn)

109,473.696

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Norway (NOK bn)

1,775.646

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Oman (OMR bn)

32.239

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Pakistan (PKR bn)

50,274.873

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Palau (USD bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Panama (PAB bn)

45.294

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Papua New Guinea (PGK bn)

51.207

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Paraguay (PYG bn)

113,595.612

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Peru (PEN bn)

369.836

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Philippines (PHP bn)

17,355.036

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Poland (PLN bn)

1,862.130

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Portugal (EUR bn)

286.789

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Qatar (QAR bn)

264.419

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Romania (RON bn)

968.610

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Russia (RUB bn)

25,494.719

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Saint Kitts and Nevis (XCD bn)

1.710

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Saint Lucia (XCD bn)

5.549

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (XCD bn)

2.349

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Samoa (WST bn)

1.949

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

San Marino (EUR bn)

1.450

2025

yearly

2004 - 2025

Sao Tome and Principe (STN bn)

6.672

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Saudi Arabia (SAR bn)

1,193.245

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Senegal (XOF bn)

12,544.040

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Serbia (RSD bn)

3,573.407

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Seychelles (SCR bn)

18.323

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Sierra Leone (SLL bn)

55,835.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Singapore (SGD bn)

795.470

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Slovakia (EUR bn)

65.828

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Slovenia (EUR bn)

42.765

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Solomon Islands (SBD bn)

4.964

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

South Africa (ZAR bn)

5,647.554

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Spain (EUR bn)

1,682.210

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sri Lanka (LKR bn)

23,368.660

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Sudan (SDG bn)

65,445.765

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Suriname (SRD bn)

130.098

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Sweden (SEK bn)

2,165.578

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Switzerland (CHF bn)

338.919

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Syria (SYP bn)

838.214

2010

yearly

1990 - 2010

Taiwan (NTD bn)

6,554.420

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Tajikistan (TJS bn)

63.462

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Tanzania (TZS bn)

90,696.299

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Thailand (THB bn)

11,025.860

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Timor-Leste (USD bn)

0.464

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Togo (XOF bn)

2,918.173

2025

yearly

2005 - 2025

Tonga (TOP bn)

0.000

yearly

-

Trinidad and Tobago (TTD bn)

142.282

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Tunisia (TND bn)

124.705

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Turkey (TRY bn)

4,457.983

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Turkmenistan (TMM bn)

93.625

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Tuvalu (AUD bn)

0.003

2025

yearly

2005 - 2025

Uganda (UGX bn)

136,743.335

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Ukraine (UAH bn)

3,085.780

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

United Arab Emirates (AED bn)

637.452

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

United Kingdom (GBP bn)

3,002.948

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United States (USD bn)

35,294.369

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Uruguay (UYU bn)

2,251.455

2025

yearly

2008 - 2025

Uzbekistan (UZS bn)

425,467.912

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Vanuatu (VUV bn)

75.581

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Venezuela (VES bn)

320,039.192

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Vietnam (VND bn)

6,156,294.632

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Yemen (YER bn)

19,532.581

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Zambia (ZMK bn)

579.044

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Zimbabwe (USD bn)

22.644

2025

yearly

2005 - 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 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: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

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)

0.201

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1973 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

159.166

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jul 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

51.770

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jul 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)

93,856.844

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

2.030

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

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: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

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: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

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

0.000

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

448.000

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

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 (%)

6.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 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 (%)

5.03

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 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

Nov 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Oct 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Nov 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Nov 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)

5,459.5

Nov 2020

monthly

Apr 2018 - Nov 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

103,313.296

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Oct 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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