Kuwait Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

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Kuwait's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 73.5 % in Dec 2019, compared with 73.4 % in the previous year. Kuwait's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2019, with an average rate of 67.2 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 73.5 % in Dec 2019 and a record low of 64.1 % in Dec 1990. Kuwait's Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by World Bank.

In the latest reports, Kuwait's Population reached 4.6 million people in Dec 2018. Unemployment Rate of Kuwait increased to 2.1 % in Jun 2018.

What was Kuwait's Labour Force Participation Rate in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

73.5

% 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019

73.4

% 2018 yearly 1990 - 2019

64.1

1990

73.5

2019

%

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 10 Apr 2020

All Countries/Regions for Labour Force Participation Rate

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Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (%)

60.6

Dec 2019

60.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-10
Algeria (%)

41.7

2018

41.8

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Argentina (%)

61.3

2019

61.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Armenia (%)

56.6

Dec 2019

60.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-05
Australia (%)

66.2

Mar 2020

66.5

Feb 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-16
Austria (%)

77.1

Dec 2019

77.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-18
Azerbaijan (%)

66.5

2019

66.8

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Bahrain (%)

73.4

2019

73.1

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Bangladesh (%)

59.0

2019

59.0

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Belarus (%)

87.1

2018

86.9

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-30
Belgium (%)

68.9

Dec 2019

69.6

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Bolivia (%)

62.4

2017

65.6

2016

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-10-02
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

42.1

2019

42.1

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-03
Botswana (%)

70.8

2019

70.7

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Brazil (%)

59.0

Apr 2020

61.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
Brunei (%)

64.7

2019

64.9

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Bulgaria (%)

55.0

Mar 2020

56.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Cambodia (%)

84.3

2017

84.0

2016

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-08
Canada (%)

62.8

Mar 2020

64.8

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-09
Chile (%)

57.9

Apr 2020

62.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
China (%)

68.0

2019

68.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Colombia (%)

61.6

Mar 2020

63.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Croatia (%)

51.4

Sep 2019

50.7

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-20
Cyprus (%)

62.9

Dec 2019

63.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-27
Czech Republic (%)

60.3

Dec 2019

60.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Denmark (%)

77.1

2018

76.4

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Ecuador (%)

68.0

2019

68.0

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Egypt (%)

43.3

2018

45.0

2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-02
Estonia (%)

63.5

Mar 2020

63.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
European Union (%)

56.9

2019

57.1

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-05-20
Finland (%)

64.9

Apr 2020

65.7

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Georgia (%)

63.9

2018

65.8

2017

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-16
Germany (%)

55.9

Mar 2020

56.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Greece (%)

57.6

Feb 2020

58.9

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-07
Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

59.2

Apr 2020

59.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1981 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Hungary (%)

62.6

Mar 2020

63.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-28
Iceland (%)

75.8

Apr 2020

78.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
India (%)

49.3

2019

49.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Indonesia (%)

69.2

Feb 2020

67.5

Aug 2019

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Iran (%)

38.3

Mar 2020

40.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Israel (%)

61.6

Apr 2020

62.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-25
Italy (%)

49.9

Dec 2019

49.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-12
Ivory Coast (%)

57.0

2019

57.0

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Japan (%)

62.5

Sep 2019

62.3

Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 1968 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-10-31
Jordan (%)

39.3

2019

39.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Kazakhstan (%)

69.8

Mar 2020

70.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-12
Kenya (%)

74.7

2019

74.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
South Korea (%)

62.2

Mar 2020

62.6

Feb 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-16
Kosovo (%)

40.5

2019

40.9

2018

yearly

2002 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-02
Kyrgyzstan (%)

59.8

2018

60.1

2017

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-14
Laos (%)

78.5

2019

78.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Latvia (%)

69.9

Mar 2020

69.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Lebanon (%)

47.0

2019

47.0

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Lithuania (%)

62.2

Dec 2019

62.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
Luxembourg (%)

55.2

2019

54.7

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-05-22
Macau SAR, China (%)

70.0

Apr 2020

70.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
North Macedonia (%)

57.2

Sep 2019

57.1

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-02-17
Malawi (%)

76.7

2019

76.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Malaysia (%)

68.6

Mar 2020

68.7

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-08
Malta (%)

76.6

Dec 2019

76.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Mauritius (%)

58.7

Sep 2019

59.5

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-19
Mexico (%)

59.8

Mar 2020

60.1

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Moldova (%)

40.8

Dec 2019

43.6

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-06
Mongolia (%)

60.7

Dec 2019

60.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-17
Montenegro (%)

56.7

Dec 2019

60.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-01
Morocco (%)

45.9

Dec 2019

44.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-07
Myanmar (%)

61.7

2019

61.9

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Nepal (%)

83.8

2019

83.7

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Netherlands (%)

70.7

Mar 2020

70.7

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-16
New Zealand (%)

70.7

Mar 2020

70.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Nigeria (%)

52.9

2019

53.1

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Norway (%)

63.8

2019

63.9

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Oman (%)

72.4

2019

71.9

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Pakistan (%)

52.6

2019

52.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Panama (%)

66.5

2019

65.4

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Peru (%)

72.3

2018

72.4

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-14
Philippines (%)

61.7

Jan 2020

61.5

Oct 2019

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-03-05
Poland (%)

56.0

Mar 2020

56.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Portugal (%)

58.6

Mar 2020

59.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-06
Qatar (%)

88.3

2018

88.4

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Romania (%)

55.8

Sep 2019

55.8

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-02-10
Russia (%)

68.5

Dec 2019

68.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Aug 2009 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Saudi Arabia (%)

55.9

2019

55.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Serbia (%)

54.0

Mar 2020

55.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Singapore (%)

68.0

2019

67.7

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Slovakia (%)

59.8

Dec 2019

59.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-11
Slovenia (%)

57.5

Dec 2019

58.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
South Africa (%)

59.8

Dec 2019

59.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-11
Spain (%)

58.2

Mar 2020

58.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-28
Sri Lanka (%)

51.9

Dec 2019

52.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Sudan (%)

48.4

2019

48.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Sweden (%)

72.4

Apr 2020

72.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-25
Switzerland (%)

68.1

Mar 2020

68.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-14
Syria (%)

44.1

2019

44.2

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Taiwan (%)

59.1

Apr 2020

59.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Tajikistan (%)

45.7

2018

46.2

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Thailand (%)

67.3

Mar 2020

67.7

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-11
Tunisia (%)

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2019-09-30
Turkey (%)

49.9

Feb 2020

51.0

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Ukraine (%)

63.2

Dec 2019

64.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-24
United Arab Emirates (%)

82.1

2019

82.1

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
United Kingdom (%)

64.5

Feb 2020

64.4

Jan 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
United States (%)

62.6

Mar 2020

63.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-03
Uruguay (%)

63.0

Feb 2020

62.8

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-16
Venezuela (%)

67.9

Dec 2018

67.3

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Vietnam (%)

76.6

Dec 2018

76.4

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2020-02-25
Yemen (%)

36.3

2014

41.8

2010

yearly

2004 - 2014

Updated on 2020-05-12

Kuwait Key Series

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National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

134,754.6

2019

140,667.6

2018

yearly

1962 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Real GDP Growth (%)

0.4

2019

1.2

2018

yearly

1971 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.676

2019

16.018

2018

yearly

1963 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

26,818.989

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-4.1

2019

14.6

2018

yearly

2001 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

55,117.834

2018

52,256.662

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

39.2

2018

43.3

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

31,871.013

2018

29,476.037

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

22.7

2018

24.4

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.2

2018

27.7

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Gross National Product (USD mn)

159,279.667

2018

139,476.433

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Gross Savings Rate (%)

36.1

2018

30.9

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

73,018.029

2024

71,518.088

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

30,257.042

2024

29,585.761

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-04
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

3.437

2021

-1.107

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

26,266.448

2018

24,791.421

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

9,623.513

2018

8,940.765

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

16,642.935

2018

15,850.656

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn)

10,706.144

2018

10,152.417

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Exports (KWD mn)

24,091.737

2018

18,743.260

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Imports (KWD mn)

18,589.475

2018

17,076.534

2017

yearly

1962 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

21,246.484

2018

20,095.507

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

7,865.439

2018

7,399.712

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

13,381.045

2018

12,695.796

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn)

9,334.477

2018

8,911.232

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn)

24,329.589

2018

25,555.240

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn)

15,647.706

2018

15,782.379

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-11
GDP per Capita: USD (USD)

30,436.744

2018

26,818.989

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

8,134.821

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

108.181

2018

yearly

2010 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn)

48,094.800

2018

42,306.434

2017

yearly

1964 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn)

40,298.454

2018

34,717.590

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn)

14,032.006

2018

9,926.168

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-27
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

148,976,600.000

2017

161,871,900.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

5.1

2019

8.3

2018

yearly

1989 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

26.756

2024

25.868

2023

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

16.093

2023

yearly

1991 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

27.105

2024

26.350

2023

yearly

1990 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

420.000

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

14,271.400

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

24,925.900

2015

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

197.200

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

-4,608.400

2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-08
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

21,415.500

2015

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2019-01-31
Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,772.300

Feb 2020

1,872.300

Jan 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.6

2018

4.5

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.5

2019

73.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Employed Persons (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Unemployment Rate (%)

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-0.53

2018

-7.86

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-22
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

5.394

2024

5.248

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-04
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

1.087

2018

1.280

2017

yearly

1981 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-22
Population: Annual (Person th)

4,621.638

2018

4,500.476

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Population: Kuwaiti (Person)

1,386,363.000

2018

1,351,955.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person)

3,177,606.000

2018

3,085,635.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

12.860

2016

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2019-05-15
Labour Force (Person)

2,787,826.000

2018

2,732,886.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

227,964.000

2018

231,579.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

216,314.000

2018

217,577.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,877,988.000

2018

1,798,077.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

465,560.000

2018

485,653.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

200,990.000

2018

225,765.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

189,949.000

2018

209,068.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,873,692.000

2018

1,783,260.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

464,869.000

2018

481,025.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment (Person)

58,326.000

2018

33,768.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

26,974.000

2018

5,814.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

26,365.000

2018

8,509.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

4,296.000

2018

14,817.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

691.000

2018

4,628.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2018-11-23
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

113,000

2019

103,235

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

9.5

2019

1.7

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,407.000

Dec 2019

12,012.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

98,593.000

Dec 2019

91,223.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

1.7

Feb 2020

1.7

Jan 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-06
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

2.788

Mar 2020

2.791

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.300

2021

0.500

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

137.900

Feb 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

608.1

Mar 2020

2,463.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Total Exports (USD mn)

15,406.2

Dec 2019

15,603.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Total Exports Growth (%)

-14.0

Dec 2019

-20.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

11,068.522

2018

8,481.320

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-28
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

1.861

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

50,878.382

2018

45,846.709

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,823.350

2018

1,617.096

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

8,539.4

Dec 2019

8,215.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Total Imports Growth (%)

-1.2

Dec 2019

-11.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,001,282.192

2018

874,139.977

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

343,695.648

2018

267,839.757

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

3,138.583

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-14
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn)

39.900

Sep 2018

46.300

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn)

36.800

Sep 2018

36.400

Jun 2018

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-22.9

2018

112.1

2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

714.1

Sep 2019

-840.9

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-01-23
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

25,694.2

2018

8,011.3

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.0

2018

0.1

2017

yearly

2009 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-23
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-125.764

Sep 2019

90.842

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-01-23
External Debt: % of GDP (%)

44.1

2018

44.9

2017

yearly

2014 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-21
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

5.274

2024

6.035

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn)

-1,260.000

Sep 2018

-1,910.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

-54.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

Sep 2018

88.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

-1.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn)

-1,407.000

Sep 2018

-529.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn)

448.000

Sep 2018

-961.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn)

493.000

Sep 2018

752.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-02-11
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn)

-2,795.000

Sep 2018

-968.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

Sep 2018

440.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-01-16
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

0.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

7.000

Jun 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

59.000

Feb 2020

61.000

Jan 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

37,331.490

Mar 2020

34,451.061

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

123,682.334

Mar 2020

122,865.373

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

37,914.7

Jan 2020

37,434.3

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-03-17
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.6

2018

1.9

2017

yearly

1998 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-22
Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

24.2

2019

19.1

2018

yearly

1997 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

27.780

2019

24.731

2018

yearly

1962 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

13.2

Dec 2019

13.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Gold Reserves (USD mn)

104.484

Jan 2020

104.708

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 1961 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-03-17
Total Deposits (USD mn)

141,360.998

Mar 2020

140,488.619

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

109,383.7

Mar 2020

110,147.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Domestic Credit Growth (%)

-4.9

Mar 2020

-4.7

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Household Debt (USD mn)

2,416.2

Mar 2020

1,052.5

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

37,426.600

Feb 2020

38,056.900

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn)

10,494.300

Feb 2020

10,392.900

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn)

37,426.600

Feb 2020

38,056.900

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn)

1,903.700

Feb 2020

1,846.800

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

36,716.600

Feb 2020

37,168.000

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

4.529

Mar 2020

4.745

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.309

May 2020

0.309

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Apr 2020

1.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.75

May 2020

1.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate (% pa)

1.500

Apr 2020

1.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

May 2020

10.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.892

Feb 2020

1.940

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

4.745

Feb 2020

4.741

Jan 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KIBOR: 3 Months (% pa)

1.750

May 2020

1.750

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average (KWD/USD)

0.309

May 2020

0.309

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR)

332.856

Feb 2020

337.152

Jan 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

0.304

Nov 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-01-30
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

4,097

Dec 2018

4,224

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2020-01-08
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

17,737.780

2018

17,101.727

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,418.000

2018

4,780.567

2017

yearly

1975 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.107

2018

2.034

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-12
Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

3,132.000

Apr 2020

2,873.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-13
Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

2,050.030

2018

2,010.000

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-04
Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

450.725

2018

454.800

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-12
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,316

Dec 2017

9,729

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-32.8

Dec 2017

-52.6

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

919

2018

643

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

42.9

2018

-22.6

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,579,638.000

2018

11,610,297.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,457.000

2018

104,989.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,964.000

2018

247,687.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person)

3,580,402.000

2018

2,741,495.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person)

130,810.000

2018

87,513.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,071,667.000

2018

4,203,324.000

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures (Person)

12,447,512.000

2018

11,538,955.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,074,541.000

2018

4,225,026.000

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,673.000

2018

103,473.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,778.000

2018

248,373.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person)

42,663.000

2018

28,636.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person)

127,313.000

2018

86,265.000

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Length of Stay: Hotel (Night)

25,768.000

Dec 2017

21,642.000

Nov 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotels (Unit)

90.000

2017

90.000

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

6,294.000

2017

6,267.000

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

67.6

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

27,477,484,098.541

Mar 2020

34,593,362,231.373

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-01
Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

240,825,195.62

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

1,348,617,522.00

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

175.00

May 2018

175.00

Apr 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Container Port Throughput (TEU)

3,099,345.000

2018

984,000.000

2017

yearly

2008 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

515,542.000

2018

542,082.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,099,848.000

2018

7,138,833.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

13.365

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

171.605

2018

176.002

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

142,521.227

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

106,295.681

2018

75,674.011

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

4,444.313

2018

10,234.606

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

2,725,378.596

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,732,429.360

2018

1,567,706.868

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

155,431.963

2018

138,643.792

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit)

2,075,475.000

2018

2,079,516.000

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit)

1,659,340.000

2018

1,670,335.000

2017

yearly

1965 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit)

150,526.000

2018

154,750.000

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person)

1,203,697.000

Dec 2018

1,056,081.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg)

22,611,976.000

Dec 2018

20,390,378.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo (Unit)

677.000

Dec 2018

729.000

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
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