Kuwait Forecast: Population

1980 - 2025 | Yearly | Person mn | International Monetary Fund

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Kuwait’s Population is forecasted to be 4.883 Person mn in Dec 2020 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 4.750 Person mn in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Population is projected to stand at 5.603 Person mn in Dec 2025. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Population.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Population in 2025?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

5.603

Person mn 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025

5.451

Person mn 2024 yearly 1980 - 2025

1.360

1991

5.603

2025

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2025

Updated on 30 Oct 2020

Forecast: Population by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (Person mn)

42.637

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Albania (Person mn)

2.842

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Algeria (Person mn)

47.998

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Angola (Person mn)

35.974

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Antigua and Barbuda (Person mn)

0.105

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Argentina (Person mn)

47.703

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Armenia (Person mn)

2.971

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Aruba (Person mn)

0.114

2024

yearly

1995 - 2024

Australia (Person mn)

27.209

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Austria (Person mn)

9.126

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Azerbaijan (Person mn)

10.722

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Bahamas (Person mn)

0.407

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bahrain (Person mn)

1.671

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bangladesh (Person mn)

177.214

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Barbados (Person mn)

0.292

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belarus (Person mn)

9.175

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Belgium (Person mn)

11.704

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belize (Person mn)

0.461

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Benin (Person mn)

13.952

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bhutan (Person mn)

0.801

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bolivia (Person mn)

12.616

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn)

3.211

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Botswana (Person mn)

2.652

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brazil (Person mn)

217.655

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brunei (Person mn)

0.466

2025

yearly

1985 - 2025

Bulgaria (Person mn)

6.707

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burkina Faso (Person mn)

24.141

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burundi (Person mn)

13.766

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cambodia (Person mn)

18.035

2025

yearly

1986 - 2025

Cameroon (Person mn)

29.580

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Canada (Person mn)

40.080

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cape Verde (Person mn)

0.591

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Central African Republic (Person mn)

5.338

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chad (Person mn)

18.961

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chile (Person mn)

20.482

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

China (Person mn)

1,417.902

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Colombia (Person mn)

53.262

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Comoros (Person mn)

1.020

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Congo, Republic of (Person mn)

5.297

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Costa Rica (Person mn)

5.406

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Croatia (Person mn)

3.939

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Cyprus (Person mn)

0.938

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Czech Republic (Person mn)

10.790

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Congo, Democratic Republic of (Person mn)

116.873

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Denmark (Person mn)

5.884

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Djibouti (Person mn)

1.273

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Dominica (Person mn)

0.071

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Dominican Republic (Person mn)

10.995

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ecuador (Person mn)

18.776

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Egypt (Person mn)

113.854

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

El Salvador (Person mn)

6.649

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Equatorial Guinea (Person mn)

1.637

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Eritrea (Person mn)

3.866

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Estonia (Person mn)

1.324

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Eswatini (Person mn)

1.189

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ethiopia (Person mn)

106.237

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Fiji (Person mn)

0.925

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Finland (Person mn)

5.537

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

France (Person mn)

65.903

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gabon (Person mn)

2.239

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gambia (Person mn)

2.805

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Georgia (Person mn)

3.702

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Germany (Person mn)

82.787

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ghana (Person mn)

34.605

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Greece (Person mn)

10.547

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Grenada (Person mn)

0.112

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guatemala (Person mn)

19.871

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea (Person mn)

15.803

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Guinea-Bissau (Person mn)

2.019

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guyana (Person mn)

0.799

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Haiti (Person mn)

12.089

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Honduras (Person mn)

10.846

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn)

7.777

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hungary (Person mn)

9.656

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iceland (Person mn)

0.386

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

India (Person mn)

1,450.517

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Indonesia (Person mn)

282.455

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iran (Person mn)

88.408

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iraq (Person mn)

45.628

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Ireland (Person mn)

5.252

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Israel (Person mn)

10.152

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Italy (Person mn)

60.089

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ivory Coast (Person mn)

30.649

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jamaica (Person mn)

2.719

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Japan (Person mn)

123.035

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jordan (Person mn)

10.604

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kazakhstan (Person mn)

20.117

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Kenya (Person mn)

54.384

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kiribati (Person mn)

0.129

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Korea (Person mn)

51.905

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kosovo (Person mn)

1.844

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Kuwait (Person mn)

5.603

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kyrgyzstan (Person mn)

7.227

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Laos (Person mn)

7.805

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Latvia (Person mn)

1.897

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Lebanon (Person mn)

6.825

2020

yearly

1980 - 2020

Lesotho (Person mn)

2.190

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Liberia (Person mn)

5.306

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Libya (Person mn)

6.982

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Lithuania (Person mn)

2.694

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Luxembourg (Person mn)

0.690

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Macau SAR, China (Person mn)

0.725

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

North Macedonia (Person mn)

2.079

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Madagascar (Person mn)

31.146

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malawi (Person mn)

24.057

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malaysia (Person mn)

35.086

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Maldives (Person mn)

0.411

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mali (Person mn)

22.802

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malta (Person mn)

0.523

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Marshall Islands (Person mn)

0.057

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Mauritania (Person mn)

4.629

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Mauritius (Person mn)

1.266

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mexico (Person mn)

135.284

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Micronesia (Person mn)

0.103

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Moldova (Person mn)

2.408

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Mongolia (Person mn)

3.632

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Montenegro (Person mn)

0.625

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Morocco (Person mn)

37.712

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mozambique (Person mn)

36.462

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Myanmar (Person mn)

54.789

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Namibia (Person mn)

2.919

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Nauru (Person mn)

0.014

2024

yearly

2004 - 2024

Nepal (Person mn)

30.761

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Netherlands (Person mn)

17.531

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

New Zealand (Person mn)

5.425

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nicaragua (Person mn)

6.821

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Niger (Person mn)

29.126

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nigeria (Person mn)

233.343

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Norway (Person mn)

5.553

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Oman (Person mn)

5.040

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Pakistan (Person mn)

228.878

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Palau (Person mn)

0.019

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Panama (Person mn)

4.724

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Papua New Guinea (Person mn)

9.735

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Paraguay (Person mn)

7.761

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Peru (Person mn)

35.202

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Philippines (Person mn)

117.498

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Poland (Person mn)

37.725

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Portugal (Person mn)

10.147

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Puerto Rico (Person mn)

2.953

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Qatar (Person mn)

2.835

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Romania (Person mn)

19.396

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Russia (Person mn)

146.005

2025

yearly

1989 - 2025

Rwanda (Person mn)

14.168

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Kitts and Nevis (Person mn)

0.060

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Lucia (Person mn)

0.187

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Person mn)

0.111

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Samoa (Person mn)

0.212

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

San Marino (Person mn)

0.034

2025

yearly

2007 - 2025

Sao Tome and Principe (Person mn)

0.242

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saudi Arabia (Person mn)

38.382

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Senegal (Person mn)

19.292

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Serbia (Person mn)

6.798

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Seychelles (Person mn)

0.102

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sierra Leone (Person mn)

8.884

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Singapore (Person mn)

6.105

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Slovakia (Person mn)

5.494

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Slovenia (Person mn)

2.074

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Solomon Islands (Person mn)

0.730

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Africa (Person mn)

64.362

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Spain (Person mn)

47.276

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sri Lanka (Person mn)

22.618

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sudan (Person mn)

50.418

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Suriname (Person mn)

0.641

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Sweden (Person mn)

11.001

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Switzerland (Person mn)

9.178

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Syria (Person mn)

21.393

2010

yearly

1980 - 2010

Taiwan (Person mn)

23.688

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tajikistan (Person mn)

10.360

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Tanzania (Person mn)

67.175

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Thailand (Person mn)

70.329

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Timor-Leste (Person mn)

1.447

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Togo (Person mn)

9.362

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tonga (Person mn)

0.100

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trinidad and Tobago (Person mn)

1.440

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tunisia (Person mn)

12.432

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkey (Person mn)

89.133

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkmenistan (Person mn)

6.246

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Tuvalu (Person mn)

0.011

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

Uganda (Person mn)

47.790

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ukraine (Person mn)

40.712

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

United Arab Emirates (Person mn)

12.878

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United Kingdom (Person mn)

68.880

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United States (Person mn)

337.149

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uruguay (Person mn)

3.589

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uzbekistan (Person mn)

36.598

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Vanuatu (Person mn)

0.340

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Venezuela (Person mn)

26.917

2022

yearly

1980 - 2022

Vietnam (Person mn)

101.744

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Yemen (Person mn)

36.381

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Zambia (Person mn)

21.892

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Zimbabwe (Person mn)

16.790

2025

yearly

1980 - 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: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

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: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

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: 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: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

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: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

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: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (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: Primary Income: Debit (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 (%)

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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