Kuwait National Government Debt

1993 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Kuwait's National Government Debt reached 4.8 USD bn in May 2020, compared with 5.1 USD bn in the previous month. Kuwait's National Government Debt data is updated monthly, available from Dec 1993 to May 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 16.5 USD bn in Sep 2017 and a record low of 4.8 USD bn in May 2020. CEIC converts monthly Government Debt into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Government Debt in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Kuwait's Nominal GDP reached 134.8 USD bn in Dec 2019.

What was Kuwait's National Government Debt in May 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4,768.2

USD mn May 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2020

5,090.5

USD mn Apr 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2020

4,768.2

May 2020

16,479.5

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2020

Updated on 07 Jul 2020

National Government Debt by Country Comparison

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

10,043.030

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2010 - Mar 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

52,182.1

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

Argentina (USD mn)

323,381.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

7,354.464

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2019

Australia (USD mn)

483,936.6

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

Austria (USD mn)

318,551.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

3,378.342

2010

yearly

2008 - 2010

Bahrain (USD mn)

32,778.6

May 2020

monthly

Mar 2001 - May 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

22,074.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

542,456.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

8,960.7

2014

yearly

1998 - 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn)

3,045.8

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

Botswana (USD mn)

2,493.1

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Brazil (USD mn)

1,186,015.7

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2020

Bulgaria (USD mn)

14,139.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2015 - Jun 2020

Canada (USD mn)

923,928.5

2020

yearly

1962 - 2020

Chile (USD mn)

70,022.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

China (USD mn)

2,432,854.0

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Colombia (USD mn)

170,923.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

43,635.6

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1995 - Apr 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

27,485.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2010 - Jun 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

81,474.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

115,485.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

58,768.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

302,831.195

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Dec 2019

Estonia (USD mn)

2,755.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

European Union (USD mn)

12,187,824.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Finland (USD mn)

170,479.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

France (USD mn)

2,686,682.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1995 - Mar 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

7,441.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Germany (USD mn)

2,321,919.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Greece (USD mn)

362,810.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

154,473.2

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Hungary (USD mn)

100,278.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1989 - Mar 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

8,962.6

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

India (USD mn)

1,306,000.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Mar 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

368,065.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jun 2009 - Jun 2020

Ireland (USD mn)

235,551.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Israel (USD mn)

230,827.4

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Italy (USD mn)

2,735,017.0

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

3,925.289

2015

yearly

1975 - 2015

Japan (USD mn)

10,666,033.6

May 2020

monthly

Apr 1982 - May 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

43,483.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

31,978.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

62,344.0

May 2020

monthly

Sep 1999 - May 2020

South Korea (USD mn)

612,890.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Mar 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

1,344.545

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Kuwait (USD mn)

4,768.2

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

4,758.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - May 2020

Latvia (USD mn)

12,441.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

92,873.0

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Apr 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

17,882.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

15,691.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1995 - Mar 2020

North Macedonia (USD mn)

5,045.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2009 - Mar 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

2,620.0

2014

yearly

2010 - 2014

Malaysia (USD mn)

197,129.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1978 - Mar 2020

Malta (USD mn)

6,530.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

8,510.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Jun 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

569,130.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

3,335.471

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - May 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

3,693.186

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

77,565.992

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2006 - Dec 2019

Nepal (USD mn)

4,248.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Netherlands (USD mn)

444,171.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

59,573.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2007 - Mar 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

74,100.618

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2006 - Mar 2020

Norway (USD mn)

163,076.1

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Oman (USD mn)

37,689.467

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Panama (USD mn)

33,044.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - Jun 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

7,639.9

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Peru (USD mn)

59,236.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

180,729.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Poland (USD mn)

281,349.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

280,698.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

26,518.681

2012

yearly

2003 - 2012

Romania (USD mn)

96,485.5

May 2020

monthly

Nov 2011 - May 2020

Russia (USD mn)

212,407.2

Jun 2020

monthly

May 2009 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

180,780.0

2019

yearly

2004 - 2019

Serbia (USD mn)

30,204.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Sep 2004 - Jun 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

473,433.689

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

51,045.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

36,813.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

200,908.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2020

Spain (USD mn)

1,348,751.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1990 - Mar 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

75,485.700

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Sweden (USD mn)

206,350.1

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2018

Switzerland (USD mn)

194,194.3

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Taiwan (USD mn)

200,300.872

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Thailand (USD mn)

204,134.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 1997 - Jun 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

31,275.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 2011 - Jun 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

249,925.366

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Ukraine (USD mn)

75,024.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jun 2020

United Kingdom (USD mn)

2,401,660.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Mar 2020

United States (USD mn)

26,524,953.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1969 - Jul 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

28,081.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

105,131.7

2016

yearly

1996 - 2016

Vietnam (USD mn)

121,743.420

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

Yemen (USD mn)

20,434.2

2013

yearly

2004 - 2013

Kuwait Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

134,754.6

2019

yearly

1962 - 2019

Real GDP Growth (%)

0.4

2019

yearly

1971 - 2019

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-3.676

2019

yearly

1963 - 2019

GDP per Capita (USD)

30,436.744

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-4.1

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

55,117.834

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

39.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

31,871.013

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

22.7

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Investment: % of GDP (%)

25.2

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

Gross National Product (USD mn)

159,279.667

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

Gross Savings Rate (%)

36.1

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

73,018.029

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

30,257.042

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

3.437

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

100.486

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

26,266.448

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

9,623.513

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

16,642.935

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (KWD mn)

10,706.144

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Exports (KWD mn)

24,091.737

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: Imports (KWD mn)

18,589.475

2018

yearly

1962 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption (KWD mn)

21,246.484

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Government (KWD mn)

7,865.439

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Final Consumption: Private (KWD mn)

13,381.045

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Gross Capital Formation (KWD mn)

9,334.477

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Exports (KWD mn)

24,329.589

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

GDP: 2010p: Imports (KWD mn)

15,647.706

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

Real GDP Growth (%)

-1.008

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita: KWD (KWD)

9,190.433

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP Deflator: 2010p (2010=100)

103.776

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-7.898

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Gross National Product (KWD mn)

48,094.800

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

GDP: National Disposable Income (KWD mn)

40,298.454

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

GDP: Net Saving (KWD mn)

14,032.006

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-10.0

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

151,211,100.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-10,753.192

2017

yearly

1988 - 2017

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

128.142

Dec 2015

monthly

Sep 2003 - Dec 2015

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

1.4

2017

yearly

1986 - 2017

National Government Debt (USD mn)

4,768.2

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - May 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

5.1

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn)

26.756

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn)

18.893

2024

yearly

1991 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn)

27.105

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn)

12,125.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Revenue (KWD mn)

13,633.900

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn)

486.000

2016

yearly

1987 - 2016

Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn)

226.000

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn)

-3,247.800

2018

yearly

1989 - 2018

Government Expenditure (KWD mn)

18,245.900

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Public Debt (KWD mn)

1,572.300

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Apr 2020

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

73.5

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Employed Persons (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-1.21

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

5.394

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

1.087

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

Population: Annual (Person th)

4,621.638

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Population: Kuwaiti (Person)

1,386,363.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Population: Non Kuwaiti (Person)

3,177,606.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Vital Statistics: Natural Increase Rate (‰)

13.050

2017

yearly

2008 - 2017

Labour Force (Person)

2,787,826.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

227,964.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

216,314.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,877,988.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Labour Force: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

465,560.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment (Person)

2,729,500.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

200,990.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

189,949.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

1,873,692.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Employment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

464,869.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment (Person)

58,326.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

26,974.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

26,365.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Male (Person)

4,296.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment: Non Kuwaiti: Female (Person)

691.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

2,203,723

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

113,000

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

9.5

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,407.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

98,593.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

1.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 1992 - Jun 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

3.142

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.300

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Wholesale Price Index (2007=100)

137.900

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

461.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

13,141.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-18.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

11,068.522

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

50,878.382

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,823.350

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Imports (USD mn)

7,375.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-12.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.859

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,001,282.192

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

343,695.648

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.346

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1973 - Apr 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

195.185

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

328.656

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2017 - Mar 2020

Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn)

2,789.603

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Dec 2018

Trade Balance (KWD mn)

142.390

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

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
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

33,789.5

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

25.1

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

675.5

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

2019

yearly

2009 - 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

693.528

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

2.018

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

15.485

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

678.043

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

31,146.3

2010

yearly

1997 - 2010

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

50.8

2019

yearly

2014 - 2019

Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

681.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

115,210.882

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

5.274

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (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: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn)

-36.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn)

10.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

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: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn)

40.000

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: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn)

0.000

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: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn)

448.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn)

1,389.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn)

0.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn)

5.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2018

Number of Investment Companies (Unit)

58.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Apr 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

41,103.115

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

127,959.698

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

M2 Growth (%)

3.3

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

41,800.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

27.780

2019

yearly

1962 - 2019

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

15.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

102.959

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1961 - May 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.6

2018

yearly

1998 - 2018

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

24.2

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Total Deposits (USD mn)

144,838.159

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

2.703

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

107,190.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

-2.0

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

62.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

127,152.307

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.508

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - May 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

94.56

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Money Supply: M3 (KWD mn)

38,766.900

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2: M1 (KWD mn)

12,691.500

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn)

2,347.400

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Monetary Survey: CBK and Local Banks: Money Supply M2 (KWD mn)

39,510.400

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Local Banks Time Deposits (KWD mn)

36,318.500

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Apr 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

4.084

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 1979 - Apr 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (KWD/USD)

0.307

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - Jul 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.63

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2020

Overnight Rate: Central Bank of Kuwait (% pa)

10.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Nov 2001 - Jul 2020

Deposits Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

1.658

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Lending Rate: Weighted Average (% pa)

4.084

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Apr 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (KWD/1000 EUR)

336.408

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - Apr 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: End of Period: US Dollar (KWD/USD)

0.303

Dec 2018

monthly

Dec 1993 - Dec 2018

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

4,097

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2018

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

13,952.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

4,418.000

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.275

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

2,103.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2020

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

1,986.320

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

426.595

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

12,316

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-32.8

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

919

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

42.9

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,457.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,964.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Saudi Arabia (Person)

3,580,402.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Qatar (Person)

130,810.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,071,667.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Visitor Departures (Person)

12,447,512.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Kuwait (Person)

4,074,541.000

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: United Arab Emirates (Person)

112,673.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Bahrain (Person)

231,778.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Oman (Person)

42,663.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Visitor Departures: GCC: Qatar (Person)

127,313.000

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Length of Stay: Hotel (Night)

25,768.000

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Number of Hotels (Unit)

90.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

6,294.000

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (29Dec1993=1000)

6,633.4

Mar 2018

monthly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.5

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Market Capitalization: KSE (KWD)

28,310,645,934.335

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jul 2020

Trading Value: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (KWD)

204,776,610.51

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Trading Volume: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

1,198,027,674.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Number of Listed Companies: Boursa Kuwait (BK) (Unit)

175.00

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2018 - May 2018

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,876.188

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

3,099,345.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

11.440

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

515,542.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

7,099,848.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

12.461

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

171.605

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

144,964.537

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

106,295.681

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Television (USD th)

4,444.313

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

2,571,033.731

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

1,732,429.360

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Television (USD th)

155,431.963

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use (Unit)

2,075,475.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: in Use: Private (Unit)

1,659,340.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

No of Registered Vehicles: New (Unit)

150,526.000

2018

yearly

1993 - 2018

Air Transport: No of Passengers: Kuwait International Airport (Person)

1,203,697.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Air Transport: Freight Movements: Kuwait International Airport (kg)

22,611,976.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2018

Maritime Transport: Vessels Arrivals: Kuwait Ports: Cargo (Unit)

677.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Dec 2018

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