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Kuwait Policy Rate

1999 - 2017 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Kuwait

Kuwait's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate) was set at 2.75 % pa in Nov 2017, compared with 2.75 % pa in the previous Oct 2017. Kuwait's Policy Rate averaged 3.25 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jul 1999 to Nov 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 7.25 % pa in Dec 2000 and a record low of 2.00 % pa in Nov 2015.

In the latest reports, Kuwait's Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: KIBOR: 3 Months was reported at 1.75 % pa in Nov 2017. Kuwait's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 0.30 (KWD/USD) in Oct 2017.

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What was Kuwait's Policy Rate in Nov 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.75

Nov 2017

2.75

Oct 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017

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Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate

Series Details
Series ID

135374408

Name

Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

% pa

Status

Active

Source

Central Bank of Kuwait

First Date

Jul 1999

Last Date

Nov 2017

Last Updated

30 Nov 2017

Statistics
Mean

3.87

Variance

2.99

Standard deviation

1.73

Skewness

0.56

Kurtosis

-1.21

Coefficient variation

0.45

Median

3.25

Max
Dec 2000

NaN

Min
Nov 2015

NaN

Previous observation
Oct 2017

2.75

Last observation
Nov 2017

2.75

Number of Observations

221

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More Countries for Policy Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

1.25

Nov 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

1.25

Nov 2017

18.00

Jan 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Algeria

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

2.75

Sep 1986

15.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1963 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Argentina

28.75

Nov 2017

26.50

Oct 2017

22.25

Mar 2017

38.00

Apr 2016

% pa

monthly

Dec 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Armenia

6.00

Nov 2017

6.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Nov 2005

18.00

May 2001

% pa

monthly

May 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Australia

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.50

Nov 2017

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Austria

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Azerbaijan

15.00

Oct 2017

15.00

Sep 2017

2.00

Sep 2010

15.00

Oct 2017

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bahrain

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

5.00

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bangladesh

6.75

Nov 2017

6.75

Oct 2017

4.50

Jul 2010

8.50

Sep 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2009 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

11.00

Nov 2017

11.00

Oct 2017

10.00

Jun 2008

480.00

Jan 1995

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Belgium

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Botswana

5.50

Nov 2017

5.50

Oct 2017

5.50

Nov 2017

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Brazil

7.50

Nov 2017

7.50

Oct 2017

7.25

Mar 2013

42.00

Mar 1999

% pa

monthly

Mar 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bulgaria

0.00

Dec 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Dec 2017

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Canada

1.00

Nov 2017

1.00

Oct 2017

0.25

May 2010

8.13

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Chile

2.50

Nov 2017

2.50

Oct 2017

0.50

May 2010

14.00

Sep 1998

% pa

monthly

May 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
China

2.25

Nov 2017

2.25

Oct 2017

1.80

Nov 2010

6.03

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Colombia

4.75

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Jan 2011

45.00

Nov 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Croatia

3.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Sep 2017

3.00

Oct 2017

1,926.92

Sep 1993

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Cyprus

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Czech Republic

0.05

Nov 2017

0.05

Oct 2017

0.05

Nov 2017

13.00

Jul 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Denmark

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

13.00

Aug 1980

% pa

monthly

Aug 1914 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ecuador

7.79

Nov 2017

7.86

Oct 2017

5.84

Sep 2004

21.81

Feb 1996

% pa

monthly

Jul 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Egypt

19.25

Nov 2017

19.25

Oct 2017

8.50

Oct 2011

21.50

Jul 1991

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Estonia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
European Union

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Finland

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
France

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Georgia

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.75

Jan 2014

12.00

Jul 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Germany

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Greece

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Hong Kong

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Hungary

0.90

Nov 2017

0.90

Oct 2017

0.90

Nov 2017

28.00

Jan 1996

% pa

monthly

Oct 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Iceland

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

4.25

Jul 2011

18.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
India

6.00

Nov 2017

6.00

Oct 2017

4.75

Feb 2010

9.00

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Indonesia

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

4.25

Nov 2017

6.25

Dec 2015

% pa

monthly

Jun 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ireland

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Israel

0.10

Nov 2017

0.10

Oct 2017

0.10

Nov 2017

13.50

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Italy

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ivory Coast

2.50

Mar 2017

2.50

Feb 2017

2.50

Mar 2017

13.00

Oct 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Japan

-0.10

Nov 2017

-0.10

Oct 2017

-0.10

Nov 2017

0.10

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Nov 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Jordan

4.75

Nov 2017

4.75

Oct 2017

2.50

Jun 2004

9.00

Jun 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1965 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kazakhstan

10.25

Nov 2017

10.25

Oct 2017

5.50

Mar 2017

300.00

Aug 1994

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kenya

10.00

Nov 2017

10.00

Oct 2017

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kosovo

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kuwait

2.75

Nov 2017

2.75

Oct 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Kyrgyzstan

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

0.85

Mar 2010

56.05

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Laos

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

4.00

Aug 2010

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Latvia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Lebanon

10.00

Sep 2017

10.00

Aug 2017

3.00

Sep 1973

155.00

May 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Lithuania

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Luxembourg

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macau

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Macedonia

3.25

Oct 2017

3.25

Sep 2017

3.21

Jun 2013

15.21

Dec 2002

% pa

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malawi

22.00

Nov 2017

22.00

Oct 2017

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malaysia

3.00

Nov 2017

3.00

Oct 2017

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Malta

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mauritius

4.00

Nov 2017

4.00

Oct 2017

4.00

Nov 2017

14.00

Feb 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mexico

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.00

Nov 2015

8.25

Dec 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Moldova

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2014

21.00

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Feb 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mongolia

12.00

Nov 2017

12.00

Oct 2017

6.40

Sep 2007

15.00

Nov 2016

% pa

monthly

Jul 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Montenegro

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Morocco

2.25

Nov 2017

2.25

Oct 2017

2.25

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jun 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Myanmar

10.00

2017

10.00

2016

4.00

1986

12.50

1996

% pa

yearly

1986 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

7.00

Nov 2017

7.00

Oct 2017

5.50

Jul 2005

8.00

Jul 2015

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Netherlands

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
New Zealand

1.75

Nov 2017

1.75

Oct 2017

1.75

Nov 2017

8.25

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Nigeria

14.00

Nov 2017

14.00

Oct 2017

6.00

Aug 2010

14.00

Nov 2017

% pa

monthly

Dec 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Norway

0.50

Nov 2017

0.50

Oct 2017

0.50

Nov 2017

11.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Oman

1.85

Nov 2017

1.74

Oct 2017

1.00

Jul 2016

6.50

Aug 2007

% pa

monthly

May 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Pakistan

6.25

Nov 2017

6.25

Oct 2017

6.25

Nov 2017

20.00

May 1997

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Paraguay

5.25

Nov 2017

5.25

Oct 2017

0.60

Aug 2010

8.25

Oct 2011

% pa

monthly

Jul 2010 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Peru

3.25

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

1.25

Apr 2010

6.50

Jan 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Philippines

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

% pa

monthly

Jun 2016 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Poland

1.50

Dec 2017

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Dec 2017

6.50

Feb 2005

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Portugal

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Qatar

5.00

Oct 2017

5.00

Sep 2017

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Romania

1.75

Nov 2017

1.75

Oct 2017

1.75

Nov 2017

21.25

May 2004

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Russia

8.25

Nov 2017

8.25

Oct 2017

5.50

Feb 2014

17.00

Jan 2015

% pa

monthly

Sep 2013 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Saudi Arabia

2.00

Nov 2017

2.00

Oct 2017

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Serbia

3.50

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.50

Nov 2017

35.66

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Slovakia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Slovenia

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
South Africa

6.75

Nov 2017

6.75

Oct 2017

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
South Korea

1.50

Nov 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Spain

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Oct 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sri Lanka

7.25

Nov 2017

7.25

Oct 2017

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Sweden

-0.50

Nov 2017

-0.50

Oct 2017

-0.50

Nov 2017

40.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1987 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Switzerland

-0.74

Nov 2017

-0.74

Oct 2017

-0.77

Jun 2016

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Syria

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Jan 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

% pa

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Updated on Mar 2015
Taiwan

1.38

Nov 2017

1.38

Oct 2017

1.25

May 2010

14.40

Dec 1961

% pa

monthly

Jul 1961 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tajikistan

16.00

Nov 2017

16.00

Oct 2017

4.80

Apr 2014

81.00

Nov 1997

% pa

monthly

Jul 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Thailand

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.25

Jun 2010

5.00

Dec 2006

% pa

monthly

May 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tunisia

5.00

Nov 2017

5.00

Oct 2017

3.50

Jul 2012

5.88

Feb 2003

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Turkey

8.00

Nov 2017

8.00

Oct 2017

4.50

Dec 2013

10.00

Apr 2014

% pa

monthly

May 2010 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Ukraine

13.50

Nov 2017

13.50

Oct 2017

6.50

Mar 2014

252.00

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Arab Emirates

1.50

Nov 2017

1.50

Oct 2017

1.00

Feb 2017

4.50

Nov 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
United Kingdom

0.50

Nov 2017

0.25

Oct 2017

0.25

Oct 2017

17.00

Jun 1980

% pa

monthly

Jun 1972 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
United States

1.07

Nov 2017

1.07

Oct 2017

0.04

Dec 2011

22.00

Dec 1980

% pa

monthly

Jul 1954 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Uruguay

9.25

Nov 2017

9.25

Oct 2017

5.00

Sep 2007

10.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Vietnam

4.25

Nov 2017

4.25

Oct 2017

3.00

Dec 2004

13.00

Feb 2012

% pa

monthly

Aug 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Yemen

16.07

Jan 2015

16.08

Dec 2014

10.74

Nov 2002

28.71

May 1996

% pa

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Updated on Mar 2015

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

9.8

2016

4.6

2015

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

294.5

2016

282.6

2015

282.6

2015

3,890.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Jun 2017

11.1

Mar 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Money Supply M2

120,219.46

Oct 2017

121,319.26

Sep 2017

21,432.12

Mar 1994

121,668.55

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

22.88

2022

22.12

2021

1.66

1991

35.70

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

10.96

2016

13.40

2015

1.27

1960

25.16

1997

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.5

2016

0.6

2015

-20.4

1980

33.8

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

0.91

2017

0.11

2016

-14.39

2009

83.91

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

7.6

Oct 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,002.0

Jun 2017

8,322.3

Mar 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.3

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.37

Oct 2017

0.00

Sep 2017

-1.60

Sep 2001

14.20

Jun 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
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
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
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.9

2016

24.2

2015

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

6,196.5

Nov 2017

6,513.8

Oct 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit

111,874.8

Oct 2017

111,517.7

Sep 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

111,874.8

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Visitor Arrivals

14,240

Dec 2015

14,152

Nov 2015

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.19

2022

22.48

2021

4.02

1997

23.19

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,600.00

Dec 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

6,700.00

Jun 2016

30,000.00

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Crude Oil: Production

2,708.00

Oct 2017

2,712.00

Sep 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Population

4.4

2016

4.2

2015

1.6

1993

4.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

16.3

2016

18.0

2015

5.1

2011

18.0

2015

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.75

Nov 2017

1.81

Oct 2017

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gold Reserves

105.36

Aug 2017

105.14

Jul 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

20.64

2022

19.42

2021

0.06

1990

20.64

2022

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

95,400.00

Dec 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

42,400.00

Jun 2016

126,300.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

-6.1

2016

-26.0

2015

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.26

2016

1.13

2015

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Direct Investment Abroad

-5,699.3

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

-5,699.3

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Exports

12,844.0

Jun 2017

13,645.3

Mar 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Bank Lending Rate

4.75

Oct 2017

4.74

Sep 2017

4.33

Nov 2015

9.72

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

1.2

Sep 2017

2.8

Aug 2017

-6.5

May 1995

21.6

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
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
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
Exchange Rate against USD

0.302

Oct 2017

0.301

Sep 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

30,099.0

Aug 2017

30,472.5

Jul 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Nov 2015

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2015

Updated on Dec 2016
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.16

2022

3.32

2021

-41.01

1991

82.81

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-10.9

2015

19.9

2014

-14.3

1994

34.5

2011

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.4

Oct 2017

0.5

Sep 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gross National Product

124,154.46

2016

127,302.08

2015

1,517.60

1964

187,435.95

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

22.4

2016

27.8

2015

-156.8

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.4

2017

68.7

2016

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

0.6

2016

7.4

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
M2 Growth

0.9

Apr/2017

0.7

Mar/2017

-4.3

Sep/1996

26.9

Jan/2008

%

monthly

Jan/1995 - Apr/2017

Updated on Jun/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,202.56

2016

47,618.04

2015

526.40

1962

50,202.56

2016

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

27.0

2016

25.4

2015

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.3

2016

0.2

2015

0.2

2015

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.68

2022

-1.85

2021

-26.22

1991

79.13

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.07

2022

2.07

2021

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
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 Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue

931

2015

615

2014

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

2,612,083.00

2016

2,544,899.00

2015

1,197,887.00

2000

2,612,083.00

2016

Person

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-24.9

2016

-5.6

2015

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.70

2022

2.70

2021

-0.32

1992

15.80

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.44

2022

2.77

2021

-94.78

1991

1,684.79

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
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
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
Oil Consumption

499.21

2016

505.57

2015

66.62

1990

541.21

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
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
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.83

2017

13.00

2016

4.14

2006

13.00

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

50.72

2014

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

0.00

2017

USD th

yearly

2014 - 2014

Updated on 2017
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
GDP per Capita

25,138.87

2016

27,036.08

2015

11,422.94

1998

45,522.61

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

45.3

2016

41.5

2015

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

137,583.99

Oct 2017

139,342.36

Sep 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

139,342.36

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
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
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
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
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
Teledensity: Mobile

146.55

2016

163.15

2015

0.00

1985

218.43

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
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
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
National Government Debt

15,780.0

Oct 2017

16,481.9

Sep 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

16,481.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Nominal GDP

110,890.7

2016

114,606.1

2015

1,828.4

1962

174,179.9

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

655.3

2016

8,494.1

2015

-26,478.5

1991

78,658.5

2012

USD mn

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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 Dec 2016
Household Debt

2,051.2

Oct 2017

1,883.0

Sep 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

108,000

2016

143,800

2015

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.7

Jun 2017

11.2

Mar 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,259.57

Jun 2017

-36.04

Mar 2017

-369.46

Dec 2015

1,259.57

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Exports Growth

9.9

Jun 2017

55.4

Mar 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

51.4

2015

-0.6

2014

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

-2.80

2016

-25.52

2015

-41.24

1991

137.78

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

28,754.86

2016

27,725.29

2015

224.00

1962

28,887.18

2014

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

32,936.68

Oct 2017

32,991.90

Sep 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.12

2016

22.39

2015

1.43

1967

28.36

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

4.98

2022

4.85

2021

1.36

1991

4.98

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
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