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Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2009 - 2016 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2016, compared with a growth equal to 0.2 % in the previous year. Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2009 to Dec 2016. The data reached an all-time high of 2.2 % in Dec 2012 and a record low 0.2 % in Dec 2015. CEIC calculates annual Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarter Foreign Direct Investment and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. Central Statistical Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2012 is calculated from annual Foreign Direct Investment.

In the latest reports of Kuwait, Current Account recorded a surplus of 7.6 USD bn in Dec 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 294.6 USD mn in Dec 2016. Kuwait's Direct Investment Abroad fell by 142.4 USD mn in Sep 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 3.3 USD mn in Sep 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 120.1 USD bn in Dec 2017.

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What was Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in 2016?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 20 Mar 2018

View Kuwait's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from 2009 to 2016 in the chart:

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP Kuwait

Series Details
Series ID

282377904

Name

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP Kuwait

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

2009

Last Date

2016

Last Updated

20 Mar 2018

Statistics
Mean

1.0

Variance

0.6

Standard deviation

0.8

Skewness

0.6

Kurtosis

-1.0

Coefficient variation

0.8

Median

1.0

Max
2012

2.2

Min
2015

0.2

Previous observation
2015

0.2

Last observation
2016

0.3

Number of Observations

8

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Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

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-17.0

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Dec 2017

2.6

Sep 2017

-16.7

Sep 2009

20.8

Mar 2017

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quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

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1.3

Dec 2017

1.8

Sep 2017

-1.4

Mar 2012

4.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

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Hungary

-45.9

Dec 2017

8.0

Sep 2017

-60.2

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219.6

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Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

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-19.8

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-80.1

Sep 2017

-80.1

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%

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-24.0

Dec 2017

12.5

Sep 2017

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218.4

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Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

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5.5

Sep 2017

-3.7

Dec 2001

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Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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2.1

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5.0

Sep 2017

-5.6

Jun 2012

19.4

Sep 1998

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Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

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1.7

Dec 2017

2.1

Sep 2017

-1.0

Jun 2014

4.3

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Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

-1,800.3

Sep 2017

-1,800.3

Sep 2017

1,968.4

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

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Malta

32.6

Dec 2017

28.7

Sep 2017

-66.9

Dec 2013

478.8

Mar 2007

%

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Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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Bolivia

3.2

Sep 2017

1.8

Jun 2017

-6.5

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18.8

Dec 1999

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Mar 1990 - Sep 2017

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Netherlands

31.4

Dec 2017

36.0

Sep 2017

-42.5

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126.9

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Jun 2003 - Dec 2017

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Norway

-6.3

Dec 2017

0.9

Sep 2017

-26.6

Dec 2016

17.0

Dec 2010

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Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

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3.6

Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

0.3

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7.1

Dec 2010

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Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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2.0

Dec 2017

2.1

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11.3

Dec 2006

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Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

4.8

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Jun 2017

18.7

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Portugal

4.0

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-6.3

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18.8

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%

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Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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4.7

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4.9

2016

1.8

2003

7.0

2005

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yearly

2000 - 2017

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3.3

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12.7

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quarterly

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5.7

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13.2

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Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

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1997

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2015

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2.2

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19.3

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Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

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2016

0.1

2002

1.3

2005

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yearly

1998 - 2017

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Dec 2015

2.2

Sep 2015

-0.6

Dec 2014

10.4

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
Cambodia

11.3

2016

9.3

2015

9.3

2015

13.1

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

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2016

-2.6

2015

-2.6

2015

11.5

2013

%

yearly

2012 - 2016

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Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

0.7

Jun 2017

6.9

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

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6.0

Sep 2017

0.5

Jun 2017

-0.4

Mar 2016

13.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

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46.5

Dec 2017

11.3

Sep 2017

-17.0

Dec 2002

102.9

Mar 2015

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Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

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India

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Dec 2017

2.3

Sep 2017

0.7

Mar 2005

4.1

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

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Israel

12.4

Dec 2017

3.9

Sep 2017

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Dec 2014

16.7

Dec 2006

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quarterly

Mar 1979 - Dec 2017

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Indonesia

2.0

Dec 2017

3.4

Sep 2017

-4.6

Dec 2000

5.3

Jun 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

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Jordan

2.3

Dec 2017

2.8

Sep 2017

-1.6

Jun 1993

39.4

Mar 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
South Korea

1.5

Dec 2017

0.9

Sep 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-27
Malawi

6.0

2016

8.1

2015

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-26
Malaysia

1.6

Dec 2017

4.1

Sep 2017

-1.8

Dec 2009

8.4

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Laos

6.3

2016

8.3

2015

0.3

2002

8.5

1996

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Macau

2.8

2016

0.8

2015

-1.9

2009

29.2

2007

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Nepal

0.5

2017

0.3

2016

-0.1

2006

0.6

2012

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
New Zealand

4.2

Dec 2017

-1.4

Sep 2017

-19.1

Dec 2003

10.1

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Pakistan

0.9

2017

0.8

2016

0.0

1977

3.4

2007

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Philippines

4.1

Dec 2017

3.2

Sep 2017

-0.3

Sep 2010

5.4

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Singapore

20.0

Dec 2017

18.2

Sep 2017

-11.1

Jun 2003

43.3

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Sri Lanka

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Taiwan

0.3

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

-1.9

Mar 2011

5.6

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Thailand

2.5

Dec 2017

1.8

Sep 2017

-8.0

Dec 2011

9.0

Jun 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Vietnam

6.1

2016

6.1

2015

-0.0

1985

11.9

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Albania

7.7

Dec 2017

10.3

Sep 2017

5.5

Jun 2014

14.3

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Armenia

2.6

Dec 2017

1.5

Sep 2017

-1.9

Dec 2014

33.8

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Azerbaijan

6.7

Sep 2017

7.3

Jun 2017

3.2

Dec 2013

12.7

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Belarus

2.0

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

-1.4

Jun 2016

19.7

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Bosnia and Herzegovina

1.7

Dec 2017

2.4

Sep 2017

-0.9

Sep 2009

9.3

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Croatia

4.6

Dec 2017

4.7

Sep 2017

-4.3

Dec 2015

20.0

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Georgia

10.7

Dec 2017

14.8

Sep 2017

2.3

Mar 1998

23.3

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kazakhstan

1.0

Sep 2017

6.3

Jun 2017

-6.1

Dec 2010

64.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kyrgyzstan

-2.7

Dec 2017

2.5

Sep 2017

-5.0

Mar 2014

33.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Macedonia

4.3

Dec 2017

-0.0

Sep 2017

-3.6

Dec 2014

41.3

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Moldova

2.6

Dec 2017

2.7

Sep 2017

-1.3

Jun 1999

22.7

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Mongolia

16.4

Dec 2017

15.8

Sep 2017

-145.3

Jun 2016

50.5

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Mauritius

182.8

Dec 2017

151.8

Sep 2017

-58.5

Mar 2013

658.8

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Montenegro

14.9

Dec 2017

6.8

Sep 2017

-11.2

Mar 2016

29.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-27
Russia

0.4

Dec 2017

1.9

Sep 2017

-1.8

Dec 2005

7.5

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Serbia

5.7

Dec 2017

7.6

Sep 2017

3.3

Mar 2013

7.6

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Tajikistan

0.6

Jun 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

-9.8

Mar 2016

2.5

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Turkey

1.4

Dec 2017

1.1

Sep 2017

-0.5

Sep 2000

7.0

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Ukraine

1.6

Dec 2017

1.8

Sep 2017

-1.3

Mar 2014

25.5

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Morocco

2.6

Dec 2017

1.6

Sep 2017

0.9

Sep 2016

5.1

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Nigeria

0.9

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

0.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Oman

2.5

2016

-3.2

2015

-3.7

1974

7.9

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-28
Qatar

0.4

Dec 2017

0.5

Sep 2017

-1.0

Dec 2012

2.2

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Saudi Arabia

0.1

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
South Africa

-1.1

Dec 2017

1.4

Sep 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Sudan

1.0

2016

1.9

2015

0.0

1996

7.8

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Syria

2.4

2010

4.8

2009

-0.0

1980

4.8

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-02
Tunisia

2.4

Sep 2017

1.8

Jun 2017

-3.5

Mar 2011

28.8

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Yemen

-2.1

2016

-0.0

2015

-5.1

1995

16.8

1993

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-26
United Arab Emirates

2.8

2016

2.5

2015

-1.2

1999

6.8

2004

%

yearly

1972 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-21
Egypt

3.4

Dec 2017

2.4

Sep 2017

-1.2

Dec 2011

12.5

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Kuwait

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 20 Mar 2018
Ivory Coast

1.3

2016

1.5

2015

-2.1

1992

3.5

1997

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
European Union

0.8

Dec 2017

-5.2

Sep 2017

-5.2

Sep 2017

14.2

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-06
Kenya

0.6

2016

1.0

2015

0.0

2001

4.0

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Iran

0.8

2016

0.5

2015

-0.1

1990

2.3

2002

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Lebanon

4.8

2015

6.1

2014

4.8

2015

15.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kosovo

4.4

Dec 2017

3.7

Sep 2017

-0.3

Jun 2014

11.3

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-04

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.8

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Direct Investment

294.6

2016

282.5

2015

282.5

2015

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Total Imports Growth

12.9

Dec 2017

10.7

Sep 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Money Supply M2

122,017.69

Jan 2018

123,043.98

Dec 2017

21,437.29

Mar 1994

123,043.98

Dec 2017

USD mn

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Jan 1994 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

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yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

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yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

-1.43

2017

0.33

2016

-14.22

2009

89.38

1992

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yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Domestic Credit Growth

5.9

Jan 2018

6.2

Dec 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

76.7

2017

79.2

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports

9,062.1

Dec 2017

8,206.0

Sep 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

9,062.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

-0.83

Feb 2018

-0.19

Jan 2018

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

32,734.02

2022

31,516.56

2021

7,960.51

1991

45,993.65

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Crude Oil: Exports

2,128.20

2016

1,963.80

2015

948.20

1999

2,128.20

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Domestic Credit

112,211.1

Jan 2018

111,928.3

Dec 2017

20,673.7

Jan 1994

112,211.1

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
Visitor Arrivals

18,330

Dec 2016

20,521

Nov 2016

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

14,582.40

Dec 2017

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Crude Oil: Production

2,702.00

Feb 2018

2,706.00

Jan 2018

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-14
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.3

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Short Term Interest Rate

2.00

Mar 2018

1.88

Feb 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gold Reserves

105.82

Feb 2018

105.94

Jan 2018

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

87,958.80

Dec 2017

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
GDP Deflator Growth

11.9

2017

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Direct Investment Abroad

-142.4

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Total Exports

15,436.4

Dec 2017

13,087.4

Sep 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Bank Lending Rate

4.99

Jan 2018

4.76

Dec 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Producer Price Index Growth

1.0

Dec 2017

1.4

Nov 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

79,936.96

2022

78,147.25

2021

23,328.33

1991

79,936.96

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.12

2016

2.06

2015

0.05

1991

2.12

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Exchange Rate against USD

0.300

Feb 2018

0.301

Jan 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves

32,568.5

Feb 2018

31,967.4

Jan 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-26
Visitor Arrivals Growth

28.7

Dec 2016

45.0

Nov 2016

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.16

2022

3.32

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-13.9

2015

8.2

2014

-14.3

1994

32.5

2008

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-01
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.8

Feb 2018

1.0

Jan 2018

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Gross National Product

124,163.32

2016

127,279.25

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,423.21

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-19
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

6.3

2017

0.6

2016

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-16
M2 Growth

3.4

Jan 2018

4.3

Dec 2017

-4.3

Sep 1996

26.9

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,206.14

2016

47,609.50

2015

526.40

1962

50,206.14

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Policy Rate

3.00

Mar 2018

2.75

Feb 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-31
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017-04-18
Aluminum: Exports

24,186.53

2016

42,809.11

2015

303.26

1997

129,742.01

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Industrial Production Index Growth

-10.0

Mar 2017

-12.8

Feb 2017

-100.0

May 1991

1,223.9

Jun 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Employed Persons

2,699,118.00

2017

2,612,083.00

2016

1,197,887.00

2000

2,699,118.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2022

2.70

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,470,026.61

2016

1,596,671.48

2015

134,631.06

1995

1,596,671.48

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

136,068.42

2016

123,576.96

2015

28,486.10

1999

153,141.66

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,392,806.00

2016

5,846,335.00

2015

0.00

1985

7,600,000.00

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

4,311.00

2016

3,852.00

2015

688.00

2012

4,311.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Container Port Throughput

1,262,174.00

2016

1,246,674.00

2015

700,000.00

2010

1,277,674.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicament

13,832.91

2016

18,002.12

2015

97.37

1995

18,002.12

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
GDP per Capita

26,687.53

2017

25,140.67

2016

11,424.61

1998

45,517.86

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Total Deposits

138,416.50

Jan 2018

139,574.21

Dec 2017

21,699.45

Mar 1994

139,574.21

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Imports: ICT Goods

2,435,340.93

2015

2,269,721.84

2014

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

28,545.16

2016

43,544.19

2015

3,723.09

1999

90,965.16

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

1,181.19

2016

2,368.72

2015

784.62

2014

19,849.23

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

403,234.00

2016

480,000.00

2015

3,316.00

1960

538,219.00

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

146.55

2016

163.15

2015

0.00

1985

218.43

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,291.00

2016

16,909.00

2015

8,688.00

1999

17,291.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

5,686.60

2016

5,543.85

2015

1,108.15

1995

9,117.54

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Minerals Production

156,699,000.00

2015

155,602,800.00

2014

127,996,864.00

2009

161,551,800.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-19
National Government Debt

15,853.8

Jan 2018

15,790.6

Dec 2017

5,117.8

Jun 2013

16,481.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Nominal GDP

120,106.6

2017

110,898.6

2016

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Current Account Balance

7,578.7

2017

655.3

2016

-26,478.5

1991

78,650.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Electricity Production

3,891

Dec 2015

4,118

Nov 2015

0

Feb 2003

8,266

Aug 2015

GWh

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2015

Updated on 2016-12-27
Household Debt

2,020.9

Jan 2018

2,110.2

Dec 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

10.4

Dec 2017

10.9

Sep 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Foreign Portfolio Investment

3.31

Sep 2017

1,766.04

Jun 2017

-369.42

Dec 2015

1,766.04

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Total Exports Growth

13.3

Dec 2017

9.1

Sep 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Nominal GDP Growth

8.74

2017

-2.80

2016

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,756.91

2016

27,720.32

2015

224.00

1962

28,879.24

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Money Supply M1

33,461.39

Jan 2018

33,677.20

Dec 2017

3,504.88

Sep 1994

35,391.67

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.17

2017

26.12

2016

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-04-18
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.19

2015

1,791.90

2014

930.00

2005

1,876.19

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Exports: ICT Goods

89,510.41

2015

63,635.69

2014

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22