Kuwait Population

1990 - 2018 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Kuwait Population reached 4.6 million people in Dec 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 4.5 million people in Dec 2017. Kuwait population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 4.6 million people in Dec 2018 and a record low of 1.6 million people in Dec 1993.

In the latest reports, Kuwait Unemployment Rate increased to 2.1 % in Jun 2018. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 73.4 % in Dec 2020.

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Kuwait Population

What was Kuwait's Population in 2018?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4.6 2018 4.5 2017 1.6 1993 4.6 2018 Person mn yearly 1990 - 2018

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2019 yearly 1925 - 2019
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.6 2017 yearly 1988 - 2017
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) 3,442.1 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 23.881 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 38.428 2025 yearly 1991 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.442 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Revenue: Tax (KWD mn) 486.000 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Government Expenditure: Current (KWD mn) 12,125.900 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Surplus/Deficit (KWD mn) -3,247.800 2018 yearly 1989 - 2018
Public Debt (KWD mn) 1,050.000 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1993 - Nov 2020

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