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Kuwait Policy Rate

1999 - 2018 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Kuwait

Kuwait's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Discount Rate) was set at 3.00 % pa in Oct 2018, compared with 3.00 % pa in the previous Sep 2018. Kuwait's Policy Rate averaged 3.25 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jul 1999 to Oct 2018. 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 2.06 % pa in Oct 2018. Kuwait's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 0.30 (KWD/USD) in Oct 2018.

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What was Kuwait's Policy Rate in Sep 2018?

Last

3.00

Sep 2018
Previous

3.00

Aug 2018
Min

2.00

Nov 2015
Max

7.25

Dec 2000
Unit

% pa

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 30 Sep 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 30 Sep 2018

View Kuwait's Policy Rate from Jul 1999 to Sep 2018 in the chart:

Kuwait Policy Rate

Series Details
Series ID

135374408

Name

Kuwait Policy Rate

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

% pa

Status

Active

Source

Central Bank of Kuwait

First Date

Jul 1999

Last Date

Sep 2018

Last Updated

30 Sep 2018

Statistics
Mean

3.82

Variance

2.90

Standard deviation

1.70

Skewness

0.62

Kurtosis

-1.11

Coefficient variation

0.44

Median

3.25

Max
Dec 2000

7.25

Min
Nov 2015

2.00

Previous observation
Aug 2018

3.00

Last observation
Sep 2018

3.00

Number of Observations

231

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

1.00

Jun 2018

1.25

May 2018

1.00

Jun 2018

18.00

Jan 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Algeria

3.75

Sep 2018

3.75

Aug 2018

2.75

Sep 1986

15.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1963 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Argentina

45.00

Sep 2018

45.04

Aug 2018

22.25

Mar 2017

46.50

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Dec 2015 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
Armenia

6.00

Sep 2018

6.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Nov 2005

18.00

May 2001

% pa

monthly

May 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Australia

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

1.50

Sep 2018

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Austria

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Azerbaijan

10.00

Aug 2018

10.00

Jul 2018

2.00

Sep 2010

15.00

Jan 2018

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Bahrain

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

5.00

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Bangladesh

6.00

Jul 2018

6.00

Jun 2018

4.50

Jul 2010

8.50

Sep 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2009 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Belarus

10.00

Jun 2018

10.50

May 2018

10.00

Jun 2018

480.00

Jan 1995

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Belgium

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Botswana

5.00

Sep 2018

5.00

Aug 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Brazil

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

6.50

Sep 2018

42.00

Mar 1999

% pa

monthly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Bulgaria

0.00

Oct 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Oct 2018

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Canada

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

0.25

May 2010

8.13

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Chile

2.50

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

0.50

May 2010

14.00

Sep 1998

% pa

monthly

May 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
China

2.25

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

1.80

Nov 2010

6.03

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Colombia

4.25

Sep 2018

4.25

Aug 2018

3.00

Jan 2011

45.00

Nov 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Croatia

3.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Jul 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

1,926.92

Sep 1993

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Cyprus

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Czech Republic

0.50

Sep 2018

0.25

Aug 2018

0.05

Jul 2018

13.00

Jul 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Denmark

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

13.00

Aug 1980

% pa

monthly

Aug 1914 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Ecuador

8.34

Oct 2018

8.01

Sep 2018

5.84

Sep 2004

21.81

Feb 1996

% pa

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Egypt

17.25

Sep 2018

17.25

Aug 2018

8.50

Oct 2011

21.50

Jul 1991

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Estonia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
European Union

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Finland

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
France

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Georgia

7.00

Sep 2018

7.00

Aug 2018

3.75

Jan 2014

12.00

Jul 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Germany

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Greece

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Hong Kong SAR

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Hungary

0.90

Sep 2018

0.90

Aug 2018

0.90

Sep 2018

28.00

Jan 1996

% pa

monthly

Oct 1990 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Iceland

5.00

Jun 2018

5.00

May 2018

4.25

Jul 2011

18.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
India

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

4.75

Feb 2010

9.00

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Indonesia

5.75

Sep 2018

5.50

Aug 2018

4.25

Apr 2018

6.25

Dec 2015

% pa

monthly

Jun 2015 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Ireland

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Israel

0.10

Jun 2018

0.10

May 2018

0.10

Jun 2018

13.50

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Italy

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
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 2017-05-24
Japan

-0.10

Sep 2018

-0.10

Aug 2018

-0.10

Sep 2018

0.10

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Nov 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Jordan

5.25

Jun 2018

5.25

May 2018

2.50

Jun 2004

9.00

Jun 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1965 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Kazakhstan

9.00

Sep 2018

9.00

Aug 2018

5.50

Mar 2017

300.00

Aug 1994

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Kenya

9.00

Sep 2018

9.00

Aug 2018

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
South Korea

1.50

Jun 2018

1.50

May 2018

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Kosovo

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Kuwait

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Kyrgyzstan

4.75

Sep 2018

4.75

Aug 2018

0.85

Mar 2010

56.05

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Laos

4.00

Jun 2018

4.00

May 2018

4.00

Jun 2018

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Latvia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Lebanon

10.00

Sep 2018

10.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Sep 1973

155.00

May 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1964 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Lithuania

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Luxembourg

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Macau SAR

2.25

Jun 2018

2.00

May 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-27
Macedonia

3.00

Jun 2018

3.00

May 2018

3.00

Jun 2018

15.21

Dec 2002

% pa

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Malawi

22.00

Sep 2018

22.00

Aug 2018

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Malaysia

3.25

Sep 2018

3.25

Aug 2018

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Malta

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Mauritius

3.50

Sep 2018

3.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Sep 2018

14.00

Feb 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Mexico

7.75

Sep 2018

7.75

Aug 2018

3.00

Nov 2015

8.25

Dec 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Moldova

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Nov 2014

21.00

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Feb 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Mongolia

10.00

Sep 2018

10.00

Aug 2018

6.40

Sep 2007

15.00

Nov 2016

% pa

monthly

Jul 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Montenegro

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Morocco

2.25

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

2.25

Sep 2018

7.00

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jun 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Myanmar

10.00

2018

10.00

2017

4.00

1986

12.50

1996

% pa

yearly

1986 - 2018

Updated on 2018-04-02
Nepal

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

5.50

Jul 2005

8.00

Jul 2015

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Netherlands

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
New Zealand

1.75

Sep 2018

1.75

Aug 2018

1.75

Sep 2018

8.25

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Nigeria

14.00

Sep 2018

14.00

Aug 2018

6.00

Aug 2010

14.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Dec 2006 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Norway

0.75

Sep 2018

0.50

Aug 2018

0.50

Aug 2018

11.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Oman

2.60

Jun 2018

2.48

May 2018

1.00

Jul 2016

6.50

Aug 2007

% pa

monthly

May 2007 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-26
Pakistan

8.00

Sep 2018

8.00

Aug 2018

6.25

Dec 2017

20.00

May 1997

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Paraguay

5.25

Sep 2018

5.25

Aug 2018

0.60

Aug 2010

8.25

Oct 2011

% pa

monthly

Jul 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Peru

2.75

Sep 2018

2.75

Aug 2018

1.25

Apr 2010

6.50

Jan 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Philippines

5.00

Sep 2018

4.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Apr 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Jun 2016 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Poland

1.50

Jun 2018

1.50

May 2018

1.50

Jun 2018

6.50

Feb 2005

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Portugal

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Qatar

5.00

May 2018

5.00

Apr 2018

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Romania

2.50

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

1.75

Dec 2017

21.25

May 2004

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Russia

7.50

Sep 2018

7.25

Aug 2018

5.50

Feb 2014

17.00

Jan 2015

% pa

monthly

Sep 2013 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Saudi Arabia

2.75

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Serbia

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Sep 2018

35.66

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Slovakia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Slovenia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
South Africa

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Spain

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Sri Lanka

7.25

Sep 2018

7.25

Aug 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Sweden

-0.50

Sep 2018

-0.50

Aug 2018

-0.50

Sep 2018

40.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Switzerland

-0.79

Sep 2018

-0.73

Aug 2018

-0.79

Sep 2018

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-22
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 2015-03-08
Taiwan

1.38

Sep 2018

1.38

Aug 2018

1.25

May 2010

14.40

Dec 1961

% pa

monthly

Jul 1961 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tajikistan

14.00

Jun 2018

14.00

May 2018

4.80

Apr 2014

120.00

Jul 1997

% pa

monthly

Jul 1997 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Thailand

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

1.25

Jun 2010

5.00

Dec 2006

% pa

monthly

May 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tunisia

6.75

Sep 2018

6.75

Aug 2018

3.50

Jul 2012

6.75

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Turkey

24.00

Sep 2018

17.75

Aug 2018

4.50

Dec 2013

24.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

May 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Ukraine

17.00

Jun 2018

17.00

May 2018

6.50

Mar 2014

300.00

Nov 1994

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
United Arab Emirates

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

1.00

Feb 2017

4.50

Nov 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
United Kingdom

0.75

Sep 2018

0.75

Aug 2018

0.25

Oct 2017

17.00

Jun 1980

% pa

monthly

Jun 1972 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
United States

2.18

Sep 2018

1.91

Aug 2018

0.04

Dec 2011

22.00

Dec 1980

% pa

monthly

Jul 1954 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Uruguay

9.25

Sep 2018

9.25

Aug 2018

5.00

Sep 2007

10.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Vietnam

4.25

Sep 2018

4.25

Aug 2018

3.00

Dec 2004

13.00

Feb 2012

% pa

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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 2015-03-15

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Jan 1994

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Dec 2016

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0.303

Aug 2018

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
Exports: ICT Goods

63,651.958

2016

89,510.409

2015

7,573.472

2000

154,981.501

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

51,237.785

2017

32,862.646

2016

142.387

1996

51,237.785

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,692.622

2017

357.068

2016

162.927

1995

5,036.942

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

177,346.720

2017

53,923.754

2016

3,723.094

1999

177,346.720

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

21,262.681

2017

1,449.952

2016

782.433

2014

21,262.681

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.700

2023

2.700

2022

-0.323

1992

15.798

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.497

2023

0.700

2022

-26.220

1991

79.133

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.992

2023

3.673

2022

-94.781

1991

1,684.788

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

76,464.801

2023

75,105.315

2022

23,328.335

1991

76,464.801

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

23.791

2023

23.103

2022

4.021

1997

23.791

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

24.576

2023

22.116

2022

1.527

2013

24.576

2023

KWD bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

24.477

2023

24.035

2022

1.655

1991

35.691

2013

KWD bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

33,446.419

2023

32,451.366

2022

7,960.513

1991

45,726.188

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

5.196

2023

5.055

2022

1.360

1991

5.196

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.859

2023

3.771

2022

-41.008

1991

82.809

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1.134

2023

1.134

2022

0.500

1992

7.183

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

131.9

2017

294.6

2016

131.9

2017

3,890.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Foreign Exchange Reserves

36,635.9

May 2018

34,018.9

Apr 2018

23.2

Jan 1968

36,635.9

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

26.294

2017

26.475

2016

1.433

1967

34.901

1991

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

11.9

Jun 2018

11.4

Mar 2018

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-761.305

Dec 2017

-6.623

Sep 2017

-761.305

Dec 2017

1,766.036

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

12.9

2017

-7.4

2016

-26.0

2015

21.8

2005

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
GDP per Capita

26,560.357

2017

24,802.403

2016

11,424.600

1998

45,517.859

2012

USD

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Gold Reserves

104.997

May 2018

105.573

Apr 2018

44.800

Nov 1964

290.284

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2017

9.9

2016

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Gross National Product

138,513.378

2017

122,184.460

2016

1,517.599

1964

187,423.213

2013

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Gross Savings Rate

30.2

2017

22.3

2016

-126.1

1991

65.9

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Household Debt

2,133.0

May 2018

2,143.6

Apr 2018

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.8

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.5

2017

16.5

2016

5.1

2011

18.5

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Imports: ICT Goods

2,011,554.233

2016

2,435,340.926

2015

374,031.818

2001

2,435,340.926

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

1,084,469.482

2017

868,404.057

2016

102,189.800

1995

1,084,469.482

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

297,843.797

2017

280,309.075

2016

9,325.243

2002

297,843.797

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,795,508.446

2017

1,359,226.150

2016

134,631.056

1995

1,795,508.446

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

157,655.215

2017

113,047.426

2016

28,486.104

1999

157,655.215

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
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 2018-04-20
Investment: % of GDP

29.1

2017

30.0

2016

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Labour Force Participation Rate

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.87

2017

1.95

2016

-13.97

2009

91.54

1992

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-20
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.830

2017

13.000

2016

4.140

2006

13.000

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

77.1

2017

80.3

2016

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Minerals Production

161,871,900.000

2016

156,699,000.000

2015

127,996,864.000

2009

161,871,900.000

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

36,541.160

May 2018

35,915.097

Apr 2018

3,504.884

Sep 1994

36,541.160

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Money Supply M2

126,057.327

May 2018

126,179.998

Apr 2018

21,437.293

Mar 1994

126,179.998

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,876.188

2015

1,791.905

2014

930.000

2005

1,876.188

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

14,582.400

Dec 2017

12,600.000

Dec 2016

6,700.000

Jun 2016

30,000.000

Dec 2005

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

87,958.800

Dec 2017

95,400.000

Dec 2016

42,400.000

Jun 2016

126,300.000

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,541

2017

108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.1

2017

-24.9

2016

-24.9

2016

22.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

17,102.000

2017

17,291.000

2016

8,688.000

1999

17,291.000

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Natural Gas: Consumption

2.143

2017

2.033

2016

0.046

1991

2.143

2017

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

4,781.000

2017

4,311.000

2016

688.000

2012

4,781.000

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-02
Nominal GDP

119,534.2

2017

109,406.5

2016

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Nominal GDP Growth

9.695

2017

-4.112

2016

-41.236

1991

137.779

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.4

2016

2.8

2015

2.4

2016

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-12
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

403,234.000

2016

480,000.000

2015

3,316.000

1960

538,219.000

2007

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

5,392,806.000

2016

5,846,335.000

2015

0.000

1985

7,600,000.000

2014

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

449.420

2017

452.821

2016

66.624

1990

508.404

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Population

4.5

2017

4.4

2016

1.6

1993

4.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

51,954.879

2017

49,483.109

2016

526.400

1962

51,954.879

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Private Consumption: % of GDP

43.5

2017

45.2

2016

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Public Consumption Expenditure

30,047.494

2017

28,123.956

2016

224.000

1962

30,047.494

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Public Consumption: % of GDP

25.1

2017

25.7

2016

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Real GDP Growth

-2.9

2017

3.5

2016

-20.4

1980

35.1

1993

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-06
Short Term Interest Rate

2.06

Sep 2018

2.06

Aug 2018

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

% pa

monthly

Nov 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

9.950

2016

12.196

2015

1.230

1960

24.014

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

133.071

2016

148.543

2015

0.000

1985

200.928

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

142,242.653

May 2018

142,555.071

Apr 2018

21,699.453

Mar 1994

142,555.071

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Total Exports

16,449.5

Mar 2018

15,345.3

Dec 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Total Exports Growth

19.1

Mar 2018

12.6

Dec 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Total Imports

8,752.3

Mar 2018

8,932.1

Dec 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,932.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Total Imports Growth

3.4

Mar 2018

11.3

Dec 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Tourism Revenue

831

2016

931

2015

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.7

2016

51.4

2015

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Unemployment Rate

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
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 2018-04-20
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 2018-04-20
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