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Kuwait Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

2006 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Kuwait's Motor Vehicles Sales dropped 5.1 % in Dec 2017, compared with a decrease of 24.9 % in the previous year. Kuwait's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2017, with an average growth rate of 4.5 %. The data reached an all-time high of 22.3 % in Dec 2012 and a record low of -24.9 % in Dec 2016. CEIC calculates annual Motor Vehicles Sales Growth from semiannual Motor Vehicles Sales. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers provides year-to-date Motor Vehicles Sales. Car Sales of Kuwait recorded 102,541.2 units in Dec 2017.

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What was Kuwait's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth in 2017?

Last

-5.1

2017
Previous

-24.9

2016
Min

-24.9

2016
Max

22.3

2012
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

2006 - 2017

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

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 20 Mar 2018

View Kuwait's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth from 2006 to 2017 in the chart:

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth Kuwait

Series Details
Series ID

378243427

Name

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth Kuwait

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

2006

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

20 Mar 2018

Statistics
Mean

2.7

Variance

130.8

Standard deviation

11.4

Skewness

-1.0

Kurtosis

2.8

Coefficient variation

4.2

Median

4.5

Max
2012

22.3

Min
2016

-24.9

Previous observation
2016

-24.9

Last observation
2017

-5.1

Number of Observations

12

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-33.3

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2006 - 2017

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Algeria

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-59.1

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-59.1

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10.3

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22.7

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Nov 2017

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7.1

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9.4

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-51.4

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-58.3

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51.3

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2006 - 2017

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Bahrain

-19.0

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-20.6

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-20.6

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yearly

2006 - 2017

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Bangladesh

-5.4

2017

-19.0

2016

-19.0

2016

37.5

2009

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yearly

2006 - 2017

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Belarus

15.5

2017

-12.8

2016

-46.9

2009

50.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Belgium

2.6

2017

8.1

2016

-14.5

2012

13.3

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Bolivia

5.0

2017

29.9

2016

-30.7

2015

266.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Bosnia and Herzegovina

30.9

2017

9.7

2016

-16.7

2010

44.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Botswana

-6.2

2017

8.0

2016

-14.3

2010

44.4

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Brazil

9.7

Mar 2018

15.7

Feb 2018

-38.8

Jan 2016

65.4

Jan 2005

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Brunei

-48.7

Dec 2017

-25.2

Nov 2017

-48.7

Dec 2017

70.6

Feb 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Bulgaria

19.5

2017

11.4

2016

-53.7

2009

29.7

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Cambodia

-4.1

2017

3.3

2016

-4.1

2017

48.8

2015

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Canada

6.4

Jan 2018

-0.5

Dec 2017

-42.3

Feb 1952

407.1

Jan 1947

%

monthly

Jan 1947 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Chile

18.0

2017

7.5

2016

-31.3

2009

66.6

2010

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
China

-11.4

Feb 2018

11.5

Jan 2018

-26.6

Jan 2012

126.2

Jan 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-16
Colombia

-5.2

2017

-6.2

2016

-49.2

1999

49.0

2010

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Croatia

12.7

2017

23.5

2016

-49.4

2009

23.5

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Cyprus

3.6

2017

23.0

2016

-33.1

2009

25.3

2015

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Czech Republic

6.1

Nov 2017

8.7

Oct 2017

-14.0

Mar 2013

210.2

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Denmark

-0.8

2017

8.1

2016

-31.1

2009

31.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Ecuador

86.1

2017

-21.8

2016

-32.3

2015

86.1

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Egypt

-31.5

2017

-20.5

2016

-31.5

2017

40.5

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Estonia

11.0

2017

10.0

2016

-60.4

2009

66.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Finland

1.4

2017

10.5

2016

-36.0

2009

22.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
France

5.1

2017

5.7

2016

-13.2

2012

6.1

2015

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Georgia

5.9

2017

2.4

2016

-77.8

2009

150.0

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Germany

2.8

2017

4.8

2016

-21.0

2010

18.2

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Greece

12.2

2017

3.6

2016

-40.3

2012

22.5

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Hong Kong

10.2

2017

-18.2

2016

-27.5

2009

37.2

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Hungary

14.5

2017

22.7

2016

-59.5

2009

22.7

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Iceland

16.0

2017

32.9

2016

-76.6

2009

61.1

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
India

10.5

Feb 2018

14.0

Jan 2018

-18.2

Dec 2008

63.6

Dec 2009

%

monthly

May 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Indonesia

-0.9

Feb 2018

11.3

Jan 2018

-94.7

Jun 1998

728.6

Dec 1999

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monthly

Jan 1990 - Feb 2018

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Iran

18.6

2017

18.5

2016

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2012

60.0

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Ireland

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2017

17.9

2016

-63.3

2009

47.0

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Israel

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2017

12.5

2016

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2008

41.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
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6.8

2017

18.8

2016

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2012

18.8

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Ivory Coast

11.2

2017

-9.9

2016

-20.0

2013

36.4

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Japan

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Mar 2018

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93.7

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%

monthly

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2017

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2016

-24.5

2006

26.1

2013

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Kazakhstan

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2017

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2016

-40.4

2015

126.6

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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12.1

2017

-24.8

2016

-24.8

2016

58.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kuwait

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Kyrgyzstan

36.8

2017

-58.3

2016

-58.3

2016

36.8

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Laos

-10.2

2017

-25.3

2016

-25.3

2016

63.3

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Latvia

1.8

2017

14.5

2016

-69.1

2009

72.9

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Lebanon

1.5

2017

-7.1

2016

-7.1

2016

61.9

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Lithuania

23.1

2017

26.4

2016

-74.1

2009

90.0

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Luxembourg

4.6

2017

9.2

2016

-11.9

2009

9.2

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Macedonia

-10.2

2017

10.3

2016

-50.4

2013

39.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Malawi

7.6

2017

-5.3

2016

-34.8

2012

46.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Malaysia

-4.4

Feb 2018

-0.2

Jan 2018

-75.6

Mar 1998

208.6

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jul 1995 - Feb 2018

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Malta

5.3

2017

2.9

2016

-21.5

2010

40.5

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

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Mauritius

14.5

2017

10.0

2016

-25.0

2011

111.1

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Mexico

-7.0

Feb 2018

-12.0

Jan 2018

-46.2

Jan 1996

108.5

Jul 1996

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-28
Moldova

18.4

2016

-36.7

2015

-63.5

2009

51.1

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-21
Mongolia

-2.6

2017

70.0

2016

-37.5

2015

120.6

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Morocco

3.6

2017

23.7

2016

-9.4

2009

32.4

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Myanmar

45.4

2017

27.8

2016

-40.0

2014

45.4

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Nepal

-60.5

2017

57.6

2016

-60.5

2017

100.0

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Netherlands

8.3

2017

-9.9

2016

-25.2

2009

20.0

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
New Zealand

8.9

2017

9.5

2016

-31.1

2009

19.8

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Nigeria

-69.6

2017

15.0

2016

-69.6

2017

325.0

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Norway

2.0

2017

4.1

2016

-16.8

2009

27.4

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Oman

-15.3

2017

-7.6

2016

-21.7

2009

20.6

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Pakistan

11.8

Feb 2018

10.5

Jan 2018

-60.5

Dec 2008

153.9

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jul 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
Panama

-18.9

Feb 2018

-0.8

Jan 2018

-42.7

May 2009

77.6

Nov 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-28
Paraguay

19.1

2017

-19.5

2016

-42.9

2009

90.9

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Peru

6.1

2017

-2.1

2016

-16.9

2009

81.4

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Philippines

-3.2

Feb 2018

4.0

Jan 2018

-54.8

Aug 1998

48.3

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-19
Poland

14.2

2017

16.7

2016

-19.1

2009

26.7

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Portugal

10.2

Feb 2018

-3.0

Jan 2018

-52.3

Feb 2012

71.5

Mar 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-23
Qatar

-21.9

2017

-26.3

2016

-32.1

2009

31.1

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Romania

12.5

2017

17.8

2016

-59.0

2009

41.3

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Russia

13.9

Mar 2018

24.7

Feb 2018

-57.1

May 2009

80.7

Feb 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
Saudi Arabia

-16.4

2017

-21.0

2016

-21.0

2016

19.5

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Serbia

12.0

2017

10.4

2016

-24.3

2009

29.9

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Singapore

55.1

Dec 2017

6.2

Nov 2017

-51.0

Feb 2011

102.3

Jun 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Slovakia

8.0

2017

11.7

2016

-20.4

2010

14.9

2008

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Slovenia

13.0

2017

10.5

2016

-22.5

2009

15.6

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
South Africa

1.1

Mar 2018

-4.0

Feb 2018

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
South Korea

-7.9

Feb 2018

8.5

Jan 2018

-69.4

Aug 1998

131.0

Aug 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Spain

7.7

2017

5.5

2016

-29.7

2008

25.1

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Sri Lanka

-54.1

2017

105.3

2016

-54.1

2017

166.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Sudan

-13.1

2017

-5.6

2016

-70.8

2010

140.0

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Sweden

2.6

2017

8.9

2016

-17.9

2009

35.0

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Switzerland

0.0

2017

-1.9

2016

-8.3

2009

10.2

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Syria

0.8

2017

0.0

2016

-54.4

2011

69.7

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Taiwan

-25.7

Feb 2018

-5.1

Jan 2018

-69.2

Dec 2008

404.4

Dec 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-09
Tajikistan

0.7

2017

-64.1

2016

-64.1

2016

16.1

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Thailand

10.3

Feb 2018

16.2

Jan 2018

-74.3

Jan 1998

477.6

Nov 2012

%

monthly

Dec 1992 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Tunisia

-6.8

2017

4.7

2016

-19.5

2011

25.5

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Turkey

0.5

Feb 2018

-0.2

Jan 2018

-84.4

Jan 2002

459.4

Jan 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Ukraine

25.9

2017

43.7

2016

-71.6

2009

43.7

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
United Arab Emirates

-2.1

2017

-22.7

2016

-22.7

2016

44.9

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
United Kingdom

-5.4

2017

2.0

2016

-11.2

2008

11.2

2013

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
United States

6.7

Mar 2018

-1.7

Feb 2018

-41.4

Feb 2009

41.1

Feb 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1977 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-04
Uruguay

30.5

2017

-8.2

2016

-9.2

2015

52.0

2009

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Venezuela

10.3

May 2017

-19.7

Apr 2017

-94.3

Mar 2016

128.9

Mar 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - May 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Vietnam

-28.8

Feb 2018

29.4

Jan 2018

-68.1

Jan 2009

198.1

Feb 2008

%

monthly

Jul 2007 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Yemen

37.5

2017

-35.7

2016

-63.6

2010

37.5

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26

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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

monthly

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

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

-1.43

2017

0.33

2016

-14.22

2009

89.38

1992

%

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
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 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
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