Kuwait Tax Revenue: % of GDP

1986 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Kuwait Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 1.3 % in Dec 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 1.4 % for Dec 2018. Kuwait Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 1.1 % from Dec 1986 to 2019, with 34 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1.7 % in 2016 and a record low of 0.1 % in 1991. Kuwait Tax revenue: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Tax Revenue: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Middle East and Africa. CEIC shifts year-end for annual Tax Revenue as % of Nominal GDP and calculates it from annual Tax Revenue and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Tax Revenue in local currency. Central Statistical Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Tax Revenue is reported in annual frequency, ending in March of each year.

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Kuwait Tax Revenue: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.3 2019 1.4 2018 0.1 1991 1.7 2016 % yearly 1986 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 18.7 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Algeria (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 17.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 26.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 28.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 28.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 14.4 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bahrain (%) 2.1 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Bangladesh (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) 24.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 29.8 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 22.7 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (%) 25.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 17.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) 1.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) 33.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 19.4 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Canada (%) 13.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 17.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) 15.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 26.6 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (%) 23.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 48.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) 12.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Estonia (%) 22.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 26.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) 30.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) 15.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 23.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) 32.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 19.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1979 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) 24.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) 8.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (%) 7.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Iran (%) 6.6 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Ireland (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) 16.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 37.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 12.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) 9.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) 12.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (%) 14.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) 22.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 25.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Latvia (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 15.5 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 21.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 26.7 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 29.7 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 16.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 17.3 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 10.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Mongolia (%) 21.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 20.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 19.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2020
Mozambique (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) 6.5 2017 yearly 2005 - 2017
Nepal (%) 21.7 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Netherlands (%) 26.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 29.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Norway (%) 27.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Oman (%) 4.1 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 5.9 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Panama (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (%) 9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 16.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 14.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Poland (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 26.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 38.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 16.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1987 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 13.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 20.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 25.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 22.3 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Sri Lanka (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 22.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Switzerland (%) 26.9 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Taiwan (%) 8.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (%) 20.5 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Thailand (%) 13.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tunisia (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

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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) -12,891.871 2019 yearly 1988 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 128.142 Dec 2015 monthly Sep 2003 - Dec 2015
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,158.8 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KWD bn) 24.119 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KWD bn) 37.408 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KWD bn) 22.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Fiscal Balance: ytd (KWD mn) -5,954.525 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Current (KWD mn) 13,761.529 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil: Tax and Fees (KWD mn) 415.966 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd (KWD mn) 14,817.487 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd: Non Oil (KWD mn) 1,213.483 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Revenue: ytd (KWD mn) 8,862.962 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: ytd: Purchases of Non Financial Assets (KWD mn) 1,055.958 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2018 - Feb 2021
Government Expenditure: Capital (KWD mn) 226.000 2016 yearly 1989 - 2016
Government Expenditure (KWD mn) 18,245.900 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 Revenue (KWD mn) 13,633.900 2016 yearly 1987 - 2016
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.236 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,090.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -29.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,428.111 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 28,754.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,208.010 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,427.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 867,654.908 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 283,644.869 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.143 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 242.817 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 31.662 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 456.091 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2017 - Jan 2021
Trade Balance: Quarterly (KWD mn) 2,789.603 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2018
Exports: SITC: Other Manufactured Articles (KWD mn) 36.800 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Exports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (KWD mn) 39.900 Sep 2018 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,839.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 8,084.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 31.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 60.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 6,651.078 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 39.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -274.691 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 93,856.844 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
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: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (KWD mn) -1,260.000 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: 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
BoP: FA: OT: Assets (KWD mn) -2,795.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: CA: 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: 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: Financial Derivatives: Liabilities (KWD mn) 40.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
BoP: FA: OT: Liabilities (KWD mn) 1,389.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 42,645.054 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 127,897.922 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) -1.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 43,450.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 40.595 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 105.543 May 2021 monthly Dec 1961 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 145,329.343 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 115,597.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 853.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 132,579.427 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.87 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 114.09 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (KWD mn) 1,849.300 May 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2021

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