Kuwait Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1980 - 2025 | Yearly | % | World Economic Outlook

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Kuwait’s Real GDP Growth is forecasted to be -8.077 % in Dec 2020 as reported by World Economic Outlook. It records an increase from the last reported number of 0.426 % in Dec 2019. Looking ahead, Kuwait’s Real GDP Growth is projected to stand at 2.440 % in Dec 2025. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Gross Domestic Product: Constant Prices: YoY.

What is Kuwait's Forecast: Real GDP Growth in 2025?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.440

% 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025

2.431

% 2024 yearly 1980 - 2025

-41.008

1991

82.809

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2025

Updated on 15 Oct 2020

Forecast: Real GDP Growth by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%)

4.012

2025

yearly

2003 - 2025

Albania (%)

3.429

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Algeria (%)

0.949

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Angola (%)

2.892

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Antigua and Barbuda (%)

3.670

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Argentina (%)

1.703

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Armenia (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Australia (%)

2.542

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Austria (%)

1.646

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Azerbaijan (%)

1.704

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Bahamas (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bahrain (%)

3.288

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bangladesh (%)

9.531

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Barbados (%)

1.840

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belarus (%)

1.284

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Belgium (%)

1.350

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Belize (%)

2.003

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Benin (%)

7.020

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bhutan (%)

5.987

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bolivia (%)

3.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

3.500

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Botswana (%)

4.105

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brazil (%)

2.218

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Brunei (%)

1.847

2025

yearly

1986 - 2025

Bulgaria (%)

2.900

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burkina Faso (%)

5.563

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Burundi (%)

2.608

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cambodia (%)

6.900

2025

yearly

1988 - 2025

Cameroon (%)

5.421

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Canada (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Cape Verde (%)

6.199

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Central African Republic (%)

4.955

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chad (%)

3.810

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Chile (%)

2.507

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

China (%)

5.494

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Colombia (%)

3.746

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Comoros (%)

4.177

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Congo, Republic of (%)

2.325

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Costa Rica (%)

3.200

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Croatia (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Cyprus (%)

2.511

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Czech Republic (%)

2.515

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Congo, Democratic Republic of (%)

4.265

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Denmark (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Djibouti (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Dominica (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Dominican Republic (%)

5.036

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ecuador (%)

2.285

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Egypt (%)

5.567

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

El Salvador (%)

2.245

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Equatorial Guinea (%)

-2.189

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Eritrea (%)

3.949

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Estonia (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Eswatini (%)

2.093

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ethiopia (%)

7.964

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Fiji (%)

2.200

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Finland (%)

1.270

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

France (%)

1.678

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Gabon (%)

4.496

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Gambia (%)

5.800

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Georgia (%)

5.200

2025

yearly

1995 - 2025

Germany (%)

1.198

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ghana (%)

4.452

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Greece (%)

1.011

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Grenada (%)

2.735

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guatemala (%)

3.251

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea (%)

4.962

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Guinea-Bissau (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

Guyana (%)

1.143

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Haiti (%)

1.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Honduras (%)

3.740

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

2.886

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Hungary (%)

2.600

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iceland (%)

1.820

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

India (%)

7.182

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Indonesia (%)

5.073

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iran (%)

1.151

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Iraq (%)

0.931

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Ireland (%)

2.645

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Israel (%)

4.028

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Italy (%)

0.883

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ivory Coast (%)

6.497

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jamaica (%)

2.092

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Japan (%)

0.563

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Jordan (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kazakhstan (%)

3.149

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Kenya (%)

5.784

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kiribati (%)

1.758

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Korea (%)

2.448

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kosovo (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Kuwait (%)

2.440

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Kyrgyzstan (%)

4.136

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Laos (%)

6.076

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Latvia (%)

2.998

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Lebanon (%)

-25.000

2020

yearly

1980 - 2020

Lesotho (%)

5.122

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Liberia (%)

5.392

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Libya (%)

0.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Lithuania (%)

2.218

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Luxembourg (%)

2.451

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Macau SAR, China (%)

6.024

2025

yearly

2002 - 2025

North Macedonia (%)

3.540

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Madagascar (%)

4.960

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malawi (%)

6.250

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malaysia (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Maldives (%)

5.943

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mali (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Malta (%)

4.515

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Marshall Islands (%)

1.800

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Mauritania (%)

4.284

2025

yearly

1992 - 2025

Mauritius (%)

3.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mexico (%)

2.115

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Micronesia (%)

0.600

2025

yearly

1996 - 2025

Moldova (%)

4.200

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Mongolia (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Montenegro (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Morocco (%)

3.740

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Mozambique (%)

11.212

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Myanmar (%)

6.502

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Namibia (%)

2.659

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Nepal (%)

5.019

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Netherlands (%)

1.538

2025

yearly

1981 - 2025

New Zealand (%)

2.478

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nicaragua (%)

2.100

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Niger (%)

6.016

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Nigeria (%)

2.513

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Norway (%)

1.833

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Oman (%)

3.055

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Pakistan (%)

5.024

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Palau (%)

2.000

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Panama (%)

5.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Papua New Guinea (%)

3.164

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Paraguay (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Peru (%)

3.797

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Philippines (%)

6.478

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Poland (%)

2.368

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Portugal (%)

1.700

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Qatar (%)

2.472

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Romania (%)

3.505

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Russia (%)

1.795

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Rwanda (%)

6.068

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Kitts and Nevis (%)

2.695

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Lucia (%)

1.841

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (%)

2.738

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Samoa (%)

2.178

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

San Marino (%)

0.500

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Sao Tome and Principe (%)

4.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Saudi Arabia (%)

2.637

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Senegal (%)

6.028

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Serbia (%)

4.017

2025

yearly

1999 - 2025

Seychelles (%)

3.961

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sierra Leone (%)

4.608

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Singapore (%)

2.470

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Slovakia (%)

2.464

2025

yearly

1994 - 2025

Slovenia (%)

2.348

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Solomon Islands (%)

2.988

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

South Africa (%)

2.340

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Spain (%)

1.450

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sri Lanka (%)

4.785

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sudan (%)

4.542

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Suriname (%)

2.090

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sweden (%)

2.039

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Switzerland (%)

1.306

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Syria (%)

3.440

2010

yearly

1980 - 2010

Taiwan (%)

2.056

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tajikistan (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tanzania (%)

6.672

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Thailand (%)

3.674

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Timor-Leste (%)

2.550

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Togo (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tonga (%)

1.198

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Trinidad and Tobago (%)

1.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Tunisia (%)

2.998

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkey (%)

3.494

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Turkmenistan (%)

4.980

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Tuvalu (%)

2.981

2025

yearly

2001 - 2025

Uganda (%)

9.289

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Ukraine (%)

3.995

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.573

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United Kingdom (%)

1.633

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

United States (%)

1.831

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uruguay (%)

2.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Uzbekistan (%)

5.500

2025

yearly

1993 - 2025

Vanuatu (%)

3.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Venezuela (%)

-5.000

2022

yearly

1980 - 2022

Vietnam (%)

6.630

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Yemen (%)

6.217

2025

yearly

1991 - 2025

Zambia (%)

1.210

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Zimbabwe (%)

2.160

2025

yearly

1999 - 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 (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: 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

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)

4,162.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Aug 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: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

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 (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,272.300

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Aug 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 (%)

2.2

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Aug 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

1.644

Aug 2020

monthly

May 2017 - Aug 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

5.018

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.500

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.244

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

242.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

6,414.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-62.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 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)

199.958

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Jun 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)

681.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

6,387.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

18.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

164.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 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)

52,143.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2018 - Dec 2019

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: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

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: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

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: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

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: 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: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: 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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

58.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Aug 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)

41,903.376

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

131,962.265

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

M2 Growth (%)

6.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 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)

148,770.727

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

5.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

110,863.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

0.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

1,483.7

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

129,886.726

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 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)

40,335.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

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

12,808.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

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

2,340.300

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

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

39,826.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jul 2020

Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

35,411.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 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)

13,720.100

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

Local Banks: Assets (KWD mn)

72,686.200

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2020

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

3.937

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Aug 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.306

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.63

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2020

Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.537

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

3.937

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Aug 2020

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

361.111

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Aug 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)

2,292.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 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)

5,445.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2018 - Sep 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)

31,608,702,068.628

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 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)

959,575.600

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)

84,432.568

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

5,181.838

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,625,801.027

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

134,692.980

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: 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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