Kuwait National Government Debt

1993 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Kuwait National Government Debt

  • Kuwait National Government Debt reached 910.4 USD mn in Nov 2022, compared with 905.1 USD mn in the previous month.
  • Kuwait National Government Debt data is updated monthly, available from Dec 1993 to Nov 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 16.4 USD bn in Sep 2017 and a record low of 900.9 USD mn in Sep 2022.

CEIC converts monthly Government Debt into USD. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Government Debt in local currency. The Central Bank of Kuwait period end market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Related information about Kuwait National Government Debt
  • In the latest reports, Kuwait Consolidated Fiscal Balance recorded a deficit equal to 9.6 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2019.
  • The country's Government debt accounted for 3.2 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2020.
  • Kuwait Nominal GDP reached 28.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Kuwait's National Government Debt from Dec 1993 to Nov 2022 in the chart:

Kuwait National Government Debt

What was Kuwait's National Government Debt in Nov 2022?

Kuwait National Government Debt reached 910.4 USD mn in Nov 2022, compared with 905.1 USD mn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
910.4 Nov 2022 905.1 Oct 2022 900.9 Sep 2022 16,439.8 Sep 2017 USD mn monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2022

National Government Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 11,249.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2010 - Sep 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 98,695.9 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Argentina (USD mn) 382,281.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Sep 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 9,938.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
Australia (USD mn) 743,969.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Austria (USD mn) 347,894.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 3,398.5 2010 yearly 2008 - 2010
Bahrain (USD mn) 37,419.6 Nov 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Nov 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 23,375.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 2003 - May 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 562,531.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 8,960.7 2014 yearly 1998 - 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 3,571.5 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 3,581.9 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 1,387,069.3 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Nov 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) 19,126.3 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Nov 2022
Canada (USD mn) 1,473,046.8 2022 yearly 1962 - 2022
Chile (USD mn) 105,323.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2022
China (USD mn) 3,651,528.3 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 208,662.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 5,881.4 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 24,760.3 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2010 - Nov 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 118,442.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 110,565.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 72,548.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 316,592.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 5,463.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) 12,894,271.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Finland (USD mn) 185,300.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
France (USD mn) 2,892,672.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 9,506.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2022
Germany (USD mn) 2,472,451.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Greece (USD mn) 349,674.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 173,192.7 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 108,148.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Sep 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 18,602.0 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
India (USD mn) 1,751,794.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 491,640.1 Dec 2022 monthly Jun 2009 - Dec 2022
Ireland (USD mn) 231,017.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Israel (USD mn) 335,707.0 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Italy (USD mn) 2,854,171.4 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Nov 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 3,853.2 2015 yearly 1975 - 2015
Japan (USD mn) 9,111,328.0 Nov 2022 monthly Apr 1982 - Nov 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 42,092.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 46,446.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 72,674.9 Nov 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Nov 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 718,792.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 1,904.7 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 910.4 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 5,349.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 14,758.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 97,750.6 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 23,514.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 18,796.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 6,356.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 2,620.0 2014 yearly 2010 - 2014
Malaysia (USD mn) 231,838.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2022
Malta (USD mn) 8,548.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 8,820.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 731,241.5 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Nov 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 4,939.5 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 3,912.9 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2010 - Sep 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 84,137.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Nepal (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Netherlands (USD mn) 440,795.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 73,499.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 89,507.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2022
Norway (USD mn) 203,080.5 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Oman (USD mn) 48,780.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Panama (USD mn) 44,274.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 12,140.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Peru (USD mn) 79,749.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 240,231.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2022
Poland (USD mn) 298,648.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 273,800.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Romania (USD mn) 131,652.4 Oct 2022 monthly Nov 2011 - Oct 2022
Russia (USD mn) 342,535.4 Nov 2022 monthly May 2009 - Nov 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 262,666.7 2022 yearly 2004 - 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 33,329.2 Nov 2022 monthly Sep 2004 - Nov 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 743,106.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 60,338.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 40,846.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 255,984.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Oct 2022
Spain (USD mn) 1,471,166.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 68,911.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 175,697.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 235,553.6 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 236,166.9 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Thailand (USD mn) 261,936.8 Nov 2022 monthly Oct 1997 - Nov 2022
Tunisia (USD mn) 33,906.8 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 2011 - Oct 2022
Turkey (USD mn) 233,289.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Ukraine (USD mn) 97,687.6 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Nov 2022
United Kingdom (USD mn) 2,963,495.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
United States (USD mn) 31,419,689.0 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1969 - Dec 2022
Uruguay (USD mn) 35,803.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Venezuela (USD mn) 105,131.7 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Vietnam (USD mn) 141,978.4 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Yemen (USD mn) 20,434.2 2013 yearly 2004 - 2013

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.6 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -9,912.505 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 910.4 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 27.150 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 7.632 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 28.077 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -2,991.084 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 14,978.234 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 15,979.052 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 383.685 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 21,604.005 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 2,395.923 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Mar 2022
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,402.323 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2022
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.857 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,006.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 61.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 17,922.605 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 46,166.543 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,633.295 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,189.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,031,271.480 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 357,064.993 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1.399 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 266.038 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 27.186 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 505.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Mar 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 4,858.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 17,098.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 372.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -550.515 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -562.539 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 62,350.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 58.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 29.190 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 90,220.165 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
BoP: FA: Reserve Assets: Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (KWD mn) 448.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (KWD mn) 10.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (KWD mn) 5.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Other Investments (OT) (KWD mn) -1,407.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KWD mn) 493.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Instruments (KWD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: Financial Derivatives: Assets (KWD mn) -36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 37,957.080 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 124,304.666 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 41,501.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 42.914 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 103.073 Nov 2022 monthly Dec 1961 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 153,116.892 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.1 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 127,251.8 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.6 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,351.7 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Nov 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,262.071 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Nov 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.22 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 119.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020

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