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Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

1973 - 2017 | Quarterly | NA | CEIC

Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 10.6 Months of Import in Dec 2017, compared with the ratio of 10.8 in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1973 to Dec 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 166.6 in Mar 1978 and a record low of 2.2 in Mar 1989. CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Imports. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. Central Statistical Bureau provides Imports in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

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What was Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Dec 2017?

Last

10.6

Dec 2017
Previous

10.8

Sep 2017
Min

2.2

Mar 1989
Max

166.6

Mar 1978
Unit

NA

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

10.6

Dec 2017

10.8

Sep 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018

View Kuwait's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import from Mar 1973 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

Series Details
Series ID

210469302

Name

Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

NA

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

Mar 1973

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

20 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

8.8

Variance

164.5

Standard deviation

12.8

Skewness

11.0

Kurtosis

133.4

Coefficient variation

1.5

Median

7.0

Max
Mar 1978

166.6

Min
Mar 1989

2.2

Previous observation
Sep 2017

10.8

Last observation
Dec 2017

10.6

Number of Observations

176

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

6.2

Mar 2018

7.6

Feb 2018

2.7

Dec 1996

25.3

Mar 1997

NA

monthly

Dec 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Algeria

32.8

Sep 2017

25.8

Aug 2017

6.3

Jan 2000

63.1

Nov 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Argentina

9.5

Mar 2018

10.8

Feb 2018

3.4

Jan 1990

22.1

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Armenia

5.5

Mar 2018

5.9

Feb 2018

2.5

May 2000

11.7

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Australia

2.6

Mar 2018

2.6

Feb 2018

0.5

Jan 1982

14.9

Dec 1972

NA

monthly

Jul 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Austria

0.7

Feb 2018

0.6

Jan 2018

0.4

Mar 2010

6.3

Sep 1958

NA

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Azerbaijan

8.1

Feb 2018

9.3

Jan 2018

0.0

Mar 1994

27.9

Mar 2014

NA

monthly

Mar 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Bahrain

-1.9

2016

-2.4

2015

-3.5

2014

7.2

1986

NA

yearly

1966 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bangladesh

7.2

Feb 2018

6.1

Jan 2018

0.9

Mar 1990

9.6

Apr 1994

NA

monthly

Jul 1986 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Belarus

1.7

Feb 2018

1.5

Jan 2018

0.3

Nov 2004

2.2

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Dec 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Belgium

0.3

Feb 2018

0.3

Jan 2018

0.2

Mar 2011

0.9

Jul 1999

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bolivia

10.8

Mar 2018

11.7

Feb 2018

2.5

Feb 2003

21.4

Feb 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Bosnia and Herzegovina

6.2

Mar 2018

7.4

Feb 2018

1.4

Dec 2000

9.2

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Botswana

20.7

Jan 2018

14.2

Dec 2017

7.6

Jul 2012

35.5

Jan 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Brazil

26.8

Mar 2018

29.7

Feb 2018

6.3

Mar 2001

34.2

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Nov 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Brunei

10.1

Dec 2017

11.8

Nov 2017

2.6

Aug 2011

18.1

Jan 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

8.6

Feb 2018

7.8

Jan 2018

4.3

Mar 2006

9.9

Sep 2016

NA

monthly

Sep 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cambodia

8.2

Sep 2017

8.4

Jun 2017

2.6

Sep 2005

8.4

Jun 2017

NA

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Canada

1.8

Mar 2018

2.1

Feb 2018

1.0

May 2006

2.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Chile

6.8

Apr 2018

6.5

Mar 2018

3.5

Apr 2008

12.3

Feb 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
China

18.2

Apr 2018

17.5

Mar 2018

7.6

Nov 2000

37.2

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Colombia

12.4

Feb 2018

11.7

Jan 2018

1.7

Jul 1984

20.0

Dec 1991

NA

monthly

Jan 1980 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Croatia

9.5

Jan 2018

9.6

Dec 2017

3.2

Jun 1999

10.3

Aug 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cyprus

0.1

Feb 2018

0.1

Jan 2018

0.0

Apr 2013

10.2

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Czech Republic

10.4

Feb 2018

9.6

Jan 2018

2.7

Oct 2007

11.7

Jul 2017

NA

monthly

Mar 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Denmark

8.9

Feb 2018

7.9

Jan 2018

2.4

Oct 2008

15.8

Feb 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Ecuador

2.8

Feb 2018

2.6

Jan 2018

0.2

Dec 2012

3.8

May 2008

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Egypt

6.7

Feb 2018

5.7

Jan 2018

1.3

Mar 2013

16.3

Sep 2006

NA

monthly

Dec 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Estonia

0.2

Feb 2018

0.2

Jan 2018

0.1

Sep 2011

4.9

May 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-10
European Union

1.4

Feb 2018

1.3

Jan 2018

1.0

Jul 2008

3.4

Apr 2000

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Finland

0.9

Mar 2018

1.0

Feb 2018

0.7

Mar 2011

3.0

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
France

0.8

Mar 2018

0.7

Feb 2018

0.4

Mar 2012

1.0

Aug 2007

NA

monthly

Feb 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Georgia

3.4

Mar 2018

4.3

Feb 2018

1.3

Jun 1997

6.4

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Oct 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Germany

0.3

Mar 2018

0.4

Feb 2018

0.3

Mar 2011

6.1

Sep 1973

NA

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Greece

0.5

Mar 2018

0.5

Feb 2018

0.0

Aug 2011

0.8

Jan 2004

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Hong Kong

8.6

Mar 2018

12.0

Feb 2018

4.1

Oct 2008

12.0

Feb 2018

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Hungary

2.8

Feb 2018

3.0

Jan 2018

2.2

Apr 2004

7.3

Aug 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Iceland

10.1

Mar 2018

9.9

Feb 2018

1.3

Mar 2001

22.3

Feb 2012

NA

monthly

Oct 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
India

9.3

Mar 2018

10.5

Feb 2018

0.5

Dec 1990

16.2

Apr 2004

NA

monthly

Apr 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Indonesia

8.3

Mar 2018

8.6

Feb 2018

4.5

Jul 2008

11.7

Jun 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Ireland

0.3

Feb 2018

0.3

Jan 2018

0.0

Nov 2012

1.5

Jan 1999

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Israel

16.8

Feb 2018

18.7

Jan 2018

4.9

Mar 2008

21.6

Sep 2015

NA

monthly

Dec 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Italy

1.0

Feb 2018

0.9

Jan 2018

0.6

Mar 2008

2.0

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ivory Coast

0.0

Jan 2018

0.0

Dec 2017

0.0

Feb 2015

5.0

Feb 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Japan

19.4

Mar 2018

20.0

Feb 2018

9.6

Oct 2000

26.3

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

8.9

Feb 2018

7.6

Jan 2018

0.1

Jun 1988

16.7

Jan 1974

NA

monthly

Jan 1972 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Kazakhstan

8.4

Feb 2018

7.1

Jan 2018

3.9

Nov 2005

15.9

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Dec 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Kenya

5.0

Jan 2018

4.9

Dec 2017

3.0

May 2009

5.8

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Sep 2005 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
South Korea

8.9

Apr 2018

8.6

Mar 2018

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Kosovo

3.0

Mar 2018

3.9

Feb 2018

1.9

Dec 2011

7.0

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Kuwait

10.6

Dec 2017

10.8

Sep 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kyrgyzstan

4.7

Feb 2018

4.3

Jan 2018

2.3

Dec 2014

6.7

Apr 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Laos

2.2

Dec 2017

2.2

Sep 2017

1.7

Jun 2014

6.3

Jun 2009

NA

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Latvia

3.2

Feb 2018

3.1

Jan 2018

1.9

Oct 2014

9.3

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Lebanon

25.7

Jan 2018

18.9

Dec 2017

2.4

Jul 1993

49.9

Aug 2006

NA

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Lithuania

1.6

Feb 2018

1.3

Jan 2018

0.1

Jul 2015

4.6

Feb 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Luxembourg

0.1

Feb 2018

0.1

Jan 2018

0.0

Mar 1999

0.3

May 2008

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Macau

20.4

Mar 2018

24.7

Feb 2018

13.9

Jun 2000

56.5

Feb 2011

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Macedonia

3.6

Mar 2018

4.0

Feb 2018

2.7

Dec 2004

6.1

Jan 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Malawi

4.8

Mar 2016

4.1

Feb 2016

0.4

Nov 2008

20.1

Apr 2001

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Malaysia

5.8

Mar 2018

6.4

Feb 2018

3.7

Mar 2001

12.0

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Malta

1.4

Feb 2018

0.6

Jan 2018

0.2

Nov 2011

9.9

Jan 2004

NA

monthly

Oct 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mauritius

14.7

Feb 2018

14.5

Jan 2018

2.9

Dec 2006

14.7

Feb 2018

NA

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mexico

4.4

Mar 2018

4.9

Feb 2018

2.0

Aug 2000

6.5

Feb 2015

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Moldova

5.5

Mar 2018

6.6

Feb 2018

2.3

Dec 2005

8.8

Jan 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Mongolia

7.5

Feb 2018

7.1

Jan 2018

1.0

Dec 1999

11.6

Feb 2013

NA

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Montenegro

3.8

Dec 2017

4.1

Nov 2017

1.0

Jan 2005

7.5

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Morocco

5.2

Mar 2018

5.6

Feb 2018

3.5

Oct 2012

12.4

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Nepal

8.8

Mar 2018

7.3

Feb 2018

5.6

Apr 2011

29.3

Oct 2015

NA

monthly

Aug 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Netherlands

0.1

Feb 2018

0.1

Jan 2018

0.1

Jan 2018

0.5

Aug 2002

NA

monthly

Sep 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
New Zealand

5.7

Mar 2018

6.3

Feb 2018

3.1

Sep 2005

8.1

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Sep 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Nigeria

13.8

Jan 2018

11.7

Dec 2017

0.2

Dec 1983

37.7

Apr 1989

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Norway

7.9

Mar 2018

9.9

Feb 2018

4.8

Mar 2011

12.3

Apr 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Oman

5.8

Dec 2017

6.0

Nov 2017

1.6

Nov 1975

12.0

Feb 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 1975 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Pakistan

2.4

Mar 2018

2.8

Feb 2018

0.5

Dec 1996

10.8

Nov 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Panama

2.1

Dec 2017

2.0

Nov 2017

1.3

Oct 2004

6.6

Feb 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Paraguay

8.2

Mar 2018

8.0

Feb 2018

2.0

Sep 1998

9.9

Apr 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Peru

19.1

Feb 2018

18.0

Jan 2018

1.4

Jul 1990

22.7

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1985 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

9.1

Feb 2018

8.3

Jan 2018

0.3

Oct 1983

15.3

Jan 2013

NA

monthly

Jan 1979 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

5.4

Feb 2018

5.1

Jan 2018

3.3

Oct 2007

7.5

Jan 2000

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Portugal

1.2

Feb 2018

1.1

Jan 2018

0.1

Jan 2012

3.5

Aug 2002

NA

monthly

Dec 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Qatar

6.9

Feb 2018

6.1

Jan 2018

2.7

Jan 2008

18.9

Jul 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-29
Romania

5.3

Feb 2018

5.2

Jan 2018

4.6

Nov 2017

9.9

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Russia

20.1

Feb 2018

23.0

Jan 2018

2.2

Aug 1998

42.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Saudi Arabia

45.7

2017

45.0

2016

1.6

1992

60.8

1975

NA

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Serbia

4.9

Mar 2018

5.6

Feb 2018

2.5

Dec 2004

13.8

Jan 2010

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Singapore

9.4

Mar 2018

10.7

Feb 2018

5.5

Jul 2008

11.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Slovakia

0.3

Feb 2018

0.3

Jan 2018

0.0

Oct 2012

6.6

Feb 2005

NA

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Slovenia

0.1

Feb 2018

0.1

Jan 2018

0.1

May 2013

8.7

Aug 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
South Africa

5.6

Mar 2018

5.5

Feb 2018

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Spain

1.7

Feb 2018

1.6

Jan 2018

0.3

Apr 2008

10.9

Aug 1992

NA

monthly

Jan 1987 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Sri Lanka

3.5

Feb 2018

3.3

Jan 2018

0.6

Jun 1989

5.8

May 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Sudan

0.0

Dec 2017

0.0

Nov 2017

0.0

Dec 2017

5.1

Jan 2005

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Sweden

3.7

Mar 2018

3.9

Feb 2018

1.6

Jun 2008

5.2

Jul 2016

NA

monthly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Switzerland

31.9

Mar 2018

37.7

Feb 2018

2.5

Jul 2008

37.7

Feb 2018

NA

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Syria

13.0

2010

13.3

2009

11.3

2008

22.1

2005

NA

yearly

2005 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-25
Taiwan

20.3

Apr 2018

19.1

Mar 2018

1.3

Mar 1981

32.4

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1981 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Tajikistan

2.6

Mar 2018

2.6

Feb 2018

0.0

Nov 2015

2.9

Sep 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Thailand

9.8

Mar 2018

10.4

Feb 2018

4.2

Jan 1991

13.5

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Tunisia

2.3

Mar 2018

2.6

Feb 2018

1.5

Apr 1994

6.9

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Feb 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Turkey

3.9

Mar 2018

4.6

Feb 2018

3.4

Dec 2004

7.4

Feb 2009

NA

monthly

Apr 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Ukraine

3.8

Feb 2018

3.8

Jan 2018

1.4

Dec 2014

13.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
United Arab Emirates

6.8

Sep 2017

6.2

Aug 2017

2.0

Mar 2010

6.9

Jun 2017

NA

monthly

Jan 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
United Kingdom

2.5

Feb 2018

2.2

Jan 2018

0.7

Jul 2008

2.5

Jul 2017

NA

monthly

Jul 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

0.2

Mar 2018

0.2

Feb 2018

0.2

Mar 2015

1.4

Feb 1991

NA

monthly

Jan 1989 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Uruguay

22.5

Mar 2018

23.6

Feb 2018

5.4

Jan 2008

26.4

Jan 2016

NA

monthly

Aug 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Venezuela

0.5

Oct 2014

0.6

Sep 2014

0.3

May 2012

20.8

Jun 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

4.0

Feb 2018

2.6

Jan 2018

1.3

Mar 2011

6.7

Jan 2009

NA

monthly

Mar 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Yemen

5.6

Jul 2014

5.3

Jun 2014

0.5

Dec 1993

23.0

Feb 2002

NA

monthly

Jun 1990 - Jul 2014

Updated on 2018-04-25

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-2,283.9

Dec 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

1,271.6

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit

112,547.6

Feb 2018

112,211.1

Jan 2018

20,673.7

Jan 1994

112,547.6

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit Growth

4.5

Feb 2018

5.9

Jan 2018

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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
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 2018-05-03
Exchange Rate against USD

0.300

Apr 2018

0.300

Mar 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Exports: ICT Goods

63,651.96

2016

89,510.41

2015

7,573.47

2000

154,981.50

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017-06-16
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
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2023

2.70

2022

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.50

2023

0.70

2022

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.99

2023

3.67

2022

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

76,464.80

2023

75,105.32

2022

23,328.33

1991

76,464.80

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.79

2023

23.10

2022

4.02

1997

23.79

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

24.58

2023

22.12

2022

1.53

2013

24.58

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.48

2023

24.04

2022

1.66

1991

35.69

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

33,446.42

2023

32,451.37

2022

7,960.51

1991

45,726.19

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

5.20

2023

5.05

2022

1.36

1991

5.20

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.86

2023

3.77

2022

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

131.9

2017

294.6

2016

131.9

2017

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves

33,248.1

Mar 2018

32,568.5

Feb 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

33,248.1

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.17

2017

26.12

2016

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-761.30

Dec 2017

-6.62

Sep 2017

-761.30

Dec 2017

1,766.04

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

11.9

2017

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Gold Reserves

106.03

Mar 2018

105.82

Feb 2018

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.8

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Household Debt

1,858.5

Feb 2018

2,020.9

Jan 2018

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.3

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Imports: ICT Goods

2,011,554.23

2016

2,435,340.93

2015

374,031.82

2001

2,435,340.93

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
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
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
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
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 2018-04-20
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.74

2017

-2.62

2016

-13.97

2009

90.96

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

76.7

2017

79.2

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Minerals Production

161,871,900.00

2016

156,699,000.00

2015

127,996,864.00

2009

161,871,900.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

34,354.27

Feb 2018

33,461.39

Jan 2018

3,504.88

Sep 1994

35,391.67

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Money Supply M2

123,249.22

Feb 2018

122,017.69

Jan 2018

21,437.29

Mar 1994

123,249.22

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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
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
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
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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
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
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
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 2018-04-20
Nominal GDP Growth

8.74

2017

-2.80

2016

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
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 2018-04-19
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 2018-04-19
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
Policy Rate

3.00

Apr 2018

3.00

Mar 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
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 2018-04-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Short Term Interest Rate

2.00

Apr 2018

2.00

Mar 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

9.95

2016

12.20

2015

1.23

1960

24.01

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

133.07

2016

148.54

2015

0.00

1985

200.93

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

139,352.32

Feb 2018

138,416.50

Jan 2018

21,699.45

Mar 1994

139,574.21

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Exports

15,345.3

Dec 2017

13,087.5

Sep 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Exports Growth

12.6

Dec 2017

9.1

Sep 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Imports

8,932.1

Dec 2017

8,340.8

Sep 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,932.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Imports Growth

11.3

Dec 2017

12.5

Sep 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
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