Kuwait Household Debt

2002 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait Household Debt

  • Kuwait Household Debt reached 1.4 USD bn in Nov 2022, compared with the reported number of 1.2 USD bn in the previous month
  • Kuwait Household Debt: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2002 to Nov 2022
  • The data reached an all-time high of 3.5 USD bn in Jul 2019 and a record low of 62.9 USD mn in May 2020

CEIC converts monthly Household Debt into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Household Debt in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait period end market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Loans are used due to the lack of Flow of Funds statistics. Household Debt includes Mortgages and Consumer Loans.


Further information about Kuwait Household Debt

  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Household Debt accounted for 1.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020
  • Money Supply M2 in Kuwait increased 124.3 USD bn YoY in Nov 2022
  • Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 41.5 USD bn in Nov 2022
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 15.4 Months of Import in Mar 2022
  • Kuwait Domestic Credit reached 127.3 USD bn in Nov 2022, representing an increased of 3.6 % YoY

View Kuwait's Household Debt from Jan 2002 to Nov 2022 in the chart:

Kuwait Household Debt

What was Kuwait's Household Debt in Nov 2022?

Kuwait Household Debt reached 1.4 USD bn in Nov 2022, compared with the reported number of 1.2 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,351.7 Nov 2022 1,230.6 Oct 2022 62.9 May 2020 3,546.8 Jul 2019 USD mn monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022

Household Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 2,225.3 Nov 2022 monthly Jul 2007 - Nov 2022
Argentina (USD mn) 19,273.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Dec 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 5,125.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2022
Australia (USD mn) 1,835,502.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1988 - Sep 2022
Austria (USD mn) 215,047.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 6,631.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 6,332.2 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 329,354.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1992 - Sep 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 4,951.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,806.4 Nov 2022 monthly Aug 1997 - Nov 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 3,534.4 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Oct 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 1,951.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) 23,680.7 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 10,465.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jul 2008 - Nov 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,082,980.5 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1969 - Nov 2022
Chile (USD mn) 117,252.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Nov 2022
China (USD mn) 10,864,163.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 63,496.1 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Oct 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 21,372.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 27,517.3 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 101,166.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 446,738.4 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 17,518.6 Dec 2022 monthly Oct 2006 - Dec 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 30,942.2 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 13,050.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) 7,101,922.8 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2022
Finland (USD mn) 227,646.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
France (USD mn) 1,910,161.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 8,758.1 Dec 2022 monthly Oct 2003 - Dec 2022
Germany (USD mn) 2,188,230.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) 118,906.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 342,452.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Sep 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 32,880.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 21,388.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 440,993.6 2022 yearly 1998 - 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 116,604.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2022
Ireland (USD mn) 157,995.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Israel (USD mn) 216,943.7 Oct 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - Oct 2022
Italy (USD mn) 990,270.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Japan (USD mn) 2,591,623.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 40,614.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 30,808.8 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 1997 - Dec 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 1,622,355.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 1,748.1 Dec 2022 monthly Sep 2002 - Dec 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,351.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 670.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Dec 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 7,552.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 17,729.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 55,142.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 41,188.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 3,722.6 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 17.7 Dec 2011 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2011
Malaysia (USD mn) 329,628.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Malta (USD mn) 8,194.8 Dec 2022 monthly Oct 2003 - Dec 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 229,275.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 3,420.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 1,664.0 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 31,467.8 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Nov 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 914,339.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 223,254.5 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Nov 2022
Norway (USD mn) 449,163.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Jun 2022
Panama (USD mn) 30,047.4 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 2005 - Nov 2022
Peru (USD mn) 41,744.2 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 36,480.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2022
Poland (USD mn) 188,871.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 173,059.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Romania (USD mn) 45,409.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) 465,695.6 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Nov 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 125,403.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 13,236.8 Dec 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - Dec 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 273,209.0 Nov 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Nov 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 55,665.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 16,367.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 146,654.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2022
Spain (USD mn) 803,899.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 6,526.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2010 - Mar 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 483,990.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 1,056,850.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Syria (USD mn) 8,543.6 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Taiwan (USD mn) 710,001.8 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Thailand (USD mn) 394,996.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2022
Tunisia (USD mn) 14.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Turkey (USD mn) 73,545.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Nov 2022
Ukraine (USD mn) 6,482.5 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Nov 2022
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 454,791.3 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Nov 2022
United Kingdom (USD mn) 2,440,115.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2022
United States (USD mn) 16,505,000.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Uruguay (USD mn) 6,856.5 May 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - May 2022
Venezuela (USD mn) 28.1 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -9,912.505 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 910.4 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 27.150 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 7.632 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 28.077 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 15,979.052 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -2,991.084 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 14,978.234 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 383.685 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 21,604.005 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,402.323 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 2,395.923 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.857 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,006.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 61.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 17,922.605 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 46,166.543 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,633.295 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,031,271.480 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 357,064.993 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.380 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 266.038 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 27.186 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 505.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
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) 4,858.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 17,098.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 372.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -550.515 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -562.539 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 62,350.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 58.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 29.190 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 90,220.165 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: 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: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 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: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 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: 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: 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: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 37,957.080 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 124,304.666 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,501.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 42.914 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 103.073 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 153,116.892 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 127,251.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.6 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,351.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,262.071 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.22 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 119.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020

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