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Kuwait Total Imports Growth

1974 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | CEIC

Kuwait's Total Imports grew 10.7 % YoY in Sep 2017, compared with an increase of 3.4 % YoY in the previous quarter. Kuwait's Total Imports Growth data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1974 to Sep 2017, with an averaged rate of 7.8 %. The data reached an all-time high of 2,809.9 % in Mar 1979 and a record low of -93.1 % in Jun 1977. CEIC calculates Total Imports Growth from quarterly Total Imports. The Central Bank of Kuwait provides Total Imports, CIF, in local currency.

In the latest reports, Kuwait's Total Imports recorded 8.2 USD bn in Sep 2017. Total Exports reached 13.5 USD bn in Sep 2017, which registered an increase of 12.8 % year on year.

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What was Kuwait's Total Imports Growth in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

10.7

Sep 2017

3.4

Jun 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018

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Total Imports: USD mn: Quarterly: Kuwait

Series Details
Series ID

210469602

Name

Total Imports: USD mn: Quarterly: Kuwait

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

USD mn

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

Mar 1973

Last Date

Sep 2017

Last Updated

03 Jan 2018

Statistics
Mean

2,971.59

Variance

5,420,318.43

Standard deviation

2,328.16

Skewness

1.02

Kurtosis

-0.33

Coefficient variation

0.78

Median

1,958.63

Max
Mar 2017

NaN

Min
Mar 1978

NaN

Previous observation
Jun 2017

8,002.04

Last observation
Sep 2017

8,206.02

Number of Observations

175

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

9.2

Nov 2017

7.4

Oct 2017

-35.4

May 2009

33.2

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1990 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Canada

8.1

Nov 2017

1.3

Oct 2017

-24.3

Jun 2009

30.8

Jan 1995

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
France

4.1

Nov 2017

7.7

Oct 2017

-21.7

Aug 2009

23.1

Feb 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Germany

8.2

Nov 2017

8.3

Oct 2017

-23.6

Jul 2009

73.7

Feb 1951

%

monthly

Jan 1951 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Italy

8.4

Nov 2017

10.5

Oct 2017

-29.4

Apr 2009

39.4

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Japan

14.8

Nov 2017

17.4

Oct 2017

-41.8

Jun 2009

35.5

May 1996

%

monthly

Apr 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Kingdom

1.4

Nov 2017

12.4

Oct 2017

-18.9

Jul 2009

40.7

Mar 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Austria

12.2

Oct 2017

5.6

Sep 2017

-25.9

Jun 2009

57.6

Mar 1955

%

monthly

Jan 1954 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Belgium

-3.6

Nov 2017

7.1

Oct 2017

-32.2

Apr 2009

40.8

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bulgaria

15.0

Nov 2017

12.9

Oct 2017

-41.2

Jun 2009

47.7

Jan 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Cyprus

16.2

Nov 2017

79.3

Oct 2017

-46.3

Apr 2016

124.3

May 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Czech Republic

3.4

Nov 2017

16.4

Oct 2017

-25.7

Apr 2009

44.9

Oct 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Denmark

4.6

Nov 2017

1.7

Oct 2017

-28.3

Jun 2009

24.2

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Estonia

9.1

Nov 2017

10.9

Oct 2017

-41.2

May 2009

229.1

Jan 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Finland

13.1

Nov 2017

11.3

Oct 2017

-38.7

Apr 2009

39.8

Mar 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Greece

4.0

Nov 2017

13.9

Oct 2017

-38.2

May 2009

101.4

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Hungary

18.0

Oct 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-24.5

Apr 2009

35.1

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Iceland

6.7

Nov 2017

30.7

Oct 2017

-37.1

May 2009

92.8

Dec 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ireland

-12.4

Nov 2017

-0.3

Oct 2017

-27.6

May 2003

64.7

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1971 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Latvia

8.3

Nov 2017

10.9

Oct 2017

-44.4

Apr 2009

57.7

Dec 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Lithuania

23.2

Nov 2017

18.5

Oct 2017

-43.6

Apr 2009

50.7

Dec 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Argentina

30.3

Nov 2017

26.6

Oct 2017

-71.3

Apr 2002

132.5

Mar 1992

%

monthly

Jan 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Luxembourg

-11.5

Oct 2017

-2.5

Sep 2017

-26.6

Jun 2002

59.9

Dec 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Malta

8.9

Nov 2017

-0.9

Oct 2017

-56.9

Feb 2017

102.3

Jul 2012

%

monthly

Oct 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bolivia

5.8

Nov 2017

9.3

Oct 2017

-36.7

Apr 2001

77.4

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Netherlands

7.8

Oct 2017

3.3

Sep 2017

-24.3

Apr 2009

32.3

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Norway

5.7

Dec 2017

48.9

Nov 2017

-47.1

Jul 1978

58.7

Jul 1977

%

monthly

Jan 1977 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brazil

9.3

Dec 2017

14.7

Nov 2017

-39.7

Oct 1977

153.0

May 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Poland

15.6

Nov 2017

7.2

Oct 2017

-16.9

Apr 2005

53.8

Apr 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Chile

8.0

Dec 2017

14.1

Nov 2017

-46.5

May 2009

64.2

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Portugal

10.4

Nov 2017

21.1

Oct 2017

-32.4

Feb 2009

32.0

Feb 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

9.1

Oct 2017

-5.6

Sep 2017

-40.5

Apr 1999

108.7

Mar 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Romania

11.8

Nov 2017

16.9

Oct 2017

-38.7

Apr 2009

43.1

Jan 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovakia

3.3

Nov 2017

12.2

Oct 2017

-36.1

Apr 2009

35.8

Dec 2005

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovenia

14.8

Nov 2017

17.5

Oct 2017

-32.8

May 2009

37.3

Aug 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ecuador

22.3

Nov 2017

25.4

Oct 2017

-39.0

Jan 2016

73.4

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mexico

11.2

Nov 2017

10.5

Oct 2017

-34.0

May 2009

45.4

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Spain

10.3

Oct 2017

10.8

Sep 2017

-36.7

Mar 2009

35.5

Jan 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Panama

8.1

Nov 2017

15.2

Oct 2017

-28.8

May 2009

100.1

Nov 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sweden

5.1

Nov 2017

9.5

Oct 2017

-27.1

Apr 2009

56.5

Jul 1979

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Paraguay

14.8

Dec 2017

16.3

Nov 2017

-47.1

Apr 1999

111.7

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Switzerland

-3.3

Nov 2017

2.5

Oct 2017

-38.0

May 2014

73.9

Jan 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Peru

16.8

Nov 2017

12.7

Oct 2017

-47.6

Jul 1989

117.2

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Uruguay

0.5

Nov 2017

16.5

Oct 2017

-51.2

Aug 2002

130.8

Apr 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Venezuela

-12.8

Oct 2014

16.0

Sep 2014

-69.7

Jan 2003

150.3

Jan 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2014

Updated on Jul 2016
Australia

9.4

Nov 2017

7.6

Oct 2017

-18.1

Nov 2009

74.3

Aug 1974

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bangladesh

25.4

Oct 2017

24.2

Sep 2017

-33.3

Jul 1991

142.7

Nov 1988

%

monthly

Jul 1987 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brunei

17.5

Oct 2017

62.0

Sep 2017

-57.6

Jul 2016

159.6

Feb 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2011 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Cambodia

17.4

Sep 2017

8.4

Jun 2017

-0.7

Mar 2014

35.0

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bahrain

-13.5

2016

-20.6

2015

-22.6

1986

117.8

1974

%

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

8.7

Dec 2017

17.8

Nov 2017

-25.5

Mar 2015

74.7

Feb 2010

%

monthly

May 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Botswana

8.8

Jul 2017

-23.7

Jun 2017

-34.0

Mar 2017

82.2

Jul 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Hong Kong

8.6

Nov 2017

7.9

Oct 2017

-36.6

Sep 1967

61.6

Aug 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
India

21.1

Dec 2017

19.6

Nov 2017

-37.5

Nov 1991

78.5

Mar 2010

%

monthly

Apr 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Israel

4.1

Dec 2017

8.3

Nov 2017

-40.8

Apr 2009

43.4

Aug 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Indonesia

17.8

Dec 2017

19.2

Nov 2017

-42.4

Apr 2009

67.5

Apr 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Jordan

5.7

Oct 2017

7.9

Sep 2017

-59.4

Jun 1986

189.2

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1973 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Korea

13.6

Dec 2017

12.8

Nov 2017

-43.9

Jul 1998

115.6

Feb 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malawi

15.2

Sep 2016

104.0

Aug 2016

-64.3

Mar 2000

317.5

Mar 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Malaysia

14.9

Nov 2017

20.2

Oct 2017

-30.0

Jan 2009

46.0

Aug 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Laos

22.8

Sep 2017

4.2

Jun 2017

-38.6

Jun 2013

108.2

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Macau

11.3

Nov 2017

2.8

Oct 2017

-27.4

Mar 2009

65.5

Feb 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Myanmar

4.6

Aug 2017

25.9

Jul 2017

-52.0

Jun 2012

122.3

Nov 2011

%

monthly

Jul 2011 - Aug 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nepal

20.0

Dec 2017

-5.6

Nov 2017

-59.6

Oct 2015

170.0

Oct 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
New Zealand

26.7

Nov 2017

14.3

Oct 2017

-35.3

May 1962

97.7

Mar 1976

%

monthly

Jan 1961 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Pakistan

14.3

Dec 2017

17.2

Nov 2017

-31.8

Sep 2009

86.2

Jul 1991

%

monthly

Dec 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Philippines

18.5

Nov 2017

13.1

Oct 2017

-37.1

Apr 2009

56.5

Jul 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Singapore

4.8

Dec 2017

10.2

Nov 2017

-31.4

Apr 2009

101.3

Mar 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1965 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sri Lanka

12.0

Nov 2017

0.2

Oct 2017

-52.3

Apr 2009

99.7

Jul 1990

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Taiwan

12.6

Dec 2017

10.3

Nov 2017

-51.1

Mar 2009

83.1

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Thailand

7.6

Nov 2017

7.9

Oct 2017

-37.1

Feb 2009

61.8

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Vietnam

17.0

Dec 2017

18.2

Nov 2017

-52.5

Jan 2009

77.4

Jan 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Albania

8.9

Dec 2017

10.1

Nov 2017

-16.1

Dec 2012

35.2

Sep 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Armenia

34.8

Nov 2017

30.8

Oct 2017

-45.5

May 2009

108.3

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Azerbaijan

9.7

Nov 2017

3.1

Oct 2017

-56.5

Jan 2006

188.9

Jan 2005

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Belarus

33.1

Nov 2017

22.3

Oct 2017

-42.6

Jul 2009

81.4

Dec 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina

16.7

Nov 2017

15.0

Oct 2017

-30.3

Aug 2009

60.5

Dec 2005

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Croatia

13.6

Oct 2017

10.7

Sep 2017

-44.8

Dec 1998

55.0

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Georgia

16.9

Nov 2017

10.7

Oct 2017

-51.5

Dec 1998

364.8

Feb 1996

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kazakhstan

16.9

Nov 2017

3.8

Oct 2017

-66.2

Jun 1999

170.7

Mar 1998

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kyrgyzstan

5.8

Nov 2017

16.6

Oct 2017

-46.7

Oct 2015

94.7

Mar 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Macedonia

28.0

Nov 2017

24.3

Oct 2017

-46.3

May 2009

86.3

Oct 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Moldova

28.8

Nov 2017

22.5

Oct 2017

-48.5

Aug 2009

69.3

Apr 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mongolia

54.7

Dec 2017

28.4

Nov 2017

-51.3

Feb 2009

163.8

Jan 2011

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mauritius

11.8

Oct 2017

4.1

Sep 2017

-25.9

Feb 2009

35.8

Nov 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Montenegro

13.6

Nov 2017

20.1

Oct 2017

-43.9

Jun 2009

83.1

Feb 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Russia

23.4

Nov 2017

18.4

Oct 2017

-52.3

Jan 1999

63.4

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Serbia

31.2

Nov 2017

28.0

Oct 2017

-44.2

May 2009

94.8

Dec 2004

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Tajikistan

-0.1

Nov 2017

-3.9

Oct 2017

-86.7

Oct 2014

415.2

Oct 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Turkey

21.5

Nov 2017

19.2

Oct 2017

-43.4

Apr 2009

51.5

Apr 2004

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Ukraine

23.4

Nov 2017

29.7

Oct 2017

-59.6

Jun 2009

73.8

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Morocco

2.7

Dec 2017

13.0

Nov 2017

-32.1

Sep 2009

61.8

Oct 2007

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nigeria

3.8

Sep 2017

-0.1

Aug 2017

-66.4

Feb 1986

114.0

Jan 2011

%

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Oman

21.6

Jul 2017

-15.6

Jun 2017

-49.3

Nov 1976

130.8

Mar 1977

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jul 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Qatar

-1.7

Nov 2017

15.0

Oct 2017

-56.3

Jul 2004

356.6

Nov 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Saudi Arabia

-19.8

2016

0.5

2015

-27.9

1985

107.0

1976

%

yearly

1953 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

2.4

Nov 2017

8.2

Oct 2017

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Sudan

-43.4

Jun 2017

-19.7

May 2017

-43.4

Jun 2017

136.7

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Syria

23.0

Sep 2017

25.2

Aug 2017

-85.7

Feb 1989

548.4

Aug 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1961 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Tunisia

25.8

Dec 2017

16.3

Nov 2017

-28.0

Sep 2015

51.8

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Yemen

3.5

Sep 2017

-2.5

Aug 2017

-81.7

May 2015

186.0

May 2016

%

monthly

Jun 1991 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Arab Emirates

4.1

Mar 2017

8.1

Feb 2017

-14.5

Nov 2015

38.1

Oct 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Egypt

8.9

Oct 2017

17.6

Sep 2017

-41.2

Oct 2003

145.3

Jul 2008

%

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kuwait

10.7

Sep 2017

3.4

Jun 2017

-93.1

Jun 1977

2,809.9

Mar 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ivory Coast

5.5

2015

5.0

2014

-15.2

1990

85.1

1994

%

yearly

1966 - 2015

Updated on 2017
European Union

4.9

Nov 2017

7.7

Oct 2017

-30.3

Jul 2009

35.9

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kenya

28.4

Oct 2017

13.5

Sep 2017

-27.8

Jul 2002

86.4

Aug 2011

%

monthly

Aug 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Iran

-22.5

2016

7.8

2015

-41.1

1995

58.5

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

19.0

Nov 2017

14.3

Oct 2017

-67.8

Aug 2006

288.3

Aug 2007

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kosovo

11.0

Nov 2017

12.8

Oct 2017

-20.5

Nov 2005

56.1

Feb 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017

More Indicators for Kuwait

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
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

7.0

Nov 2017

7.7

Oct 2017

-7.7

May 2001

34.1

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

79.7

2016

77.3

2015

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

8,206.0

Sep 2017

8,002.0

Jun 2017

39.8

Mar 1978

8,322.3

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

6,408.0

Dec 2017

6,196.5

Nov 2017

1,599.9

Sep 2001

15,456.2

Jun 2008

29Dec1993=1000

monthly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Domestic Credit

111,985.9

Nov 2017

111,874.8

Oct 2017

20,674.4

Jan 1994

111,985.9

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

2,703.00

Nov 2017

2,708.00

Oct 2017

1,828.00

Feb 2002

2,868.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 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

104.86

Oct 2017

105.14

Sep 2017

44.80

Nov 1964

290.28

May 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 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

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Direct Investment Abroad

-142.4

Sep 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

-6,192.6

Jun 2017

475.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Total Exports

13,539.9

Sep 2017

12,844.0

Jun 2017

763.4

Jun 1973

31,845.2

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

Nov 2017

0.302

Oct 2017

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

28,821.3

Oct 2017

29,905.9

Sep 2017

23.2

Jan 1968

32,975.9

May 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 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

1.5

Nov 2017

1.4

Oct 2017

-2.5

Apr 1993

16.1

Apr 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1974 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 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

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

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
Policy Rate

2.75

Dec 2017

2.75

Nov 2017

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 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

2,699,118.00

2017

2,612,083.00

2016

1,197,887.00

2000

2,699,118.00

2017

Person

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
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

2018

0.00

2018

0.00

2018

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

137,946.42

Nov 2017

137,583.99

Oct 2017

21,694.22

Mar 1994

139,342.36

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

15,769.0

Nov 2017

15,780.0

Oct 2017

5,117.3

Jun 2013

16,481.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

2,040.5

Nov 2017

2,051.2

Oct 2017

173.9

Feb 2002

2,202.5

Aug 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

10.9

Sep 2017

11.7

Jun 2017

2.2

Mar 1989

166.6

Mar 1978

NA

quarterly

Mar 1973 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment

3.31

Sep 2017

1,766.03

Jun 2017

-369.46

Dec 2015

1,766.03

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Total Exports Growth

12.8

Sep 2017

9.9

Jun 2017

-54.6

Mar 2009

263.7

Jun 1974

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

33,596.08

Nov 2017

32,936.68

Oct 2017

3,503.87

Sep 1994

35,390.50

Jun 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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