Kuwait Wholesale Price Index

2011 - 2019 | Monthly | 2007=100 | Central Statistical Bureau

Kuwait’s Wholesale Price Index data was reported at 137.000 2007=100 in Mar 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 136.900 2007=100 for Feb 2019. Kuwait’s Wholesale Price Index data is updated monthly, averaging 128.400 2007=100 from May 2011 to Mar 2019, with 95 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 137.000 2007=100 in Mar 2019 and a record low of 115.700 2007=100 in Oct 2011. Kuwait’s Wholesale Price Index data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Central Statistical Bureau. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kuwait – Table KW.I013: Wholesale Price Index: 2007=100.

What was Kuwait's Wholesale Price Index in Mar 2019?

Last

137.000

Mar 2019
Previous

136.900

Feb 2019
Min

115.700

Oct 2011
Max

137.000

Mar 2019
Unit

2007=100

Frequency

monthly

Range

May 2011 - Mar 2019

Updated on 29 Apr 2019
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

137.000

Mar 2019

136.900

Feb 2019

115.700

Oct 2011

137.000

Mar 2019

2007=100

monthly

May 2011 - Mar 2019

Updated on 29 Apr 2019

View Kuwait's Wholesale Price Index from May 2011 to Mar 2019 in the chart:

Kuwait Wholesale Price Index

Kuwait Wholesale Price Index

Series Details
Series ID

280161403

Name

Kuwait Wholesale Price Index

Country

Kuwait

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

2007=100

Status

Active

Source

Central Statistical Bureau

First Date

May 2011

Last Date

Mar 2019

Last Updated

29 Apr 2019

Statistics
Mean

127.243

Variance

48.529

Standard deviation

6.966

Skewness

-0.185

Kurtosis

-1.227

Coefficient variation

0.055

Median

128.400

Max
Mar 2019

137.000

Min
Oct 2011

115.700

Previous observation
Feb 2019

136.900

Last observation
Mar 2019

137.000

Number of Observations

95

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75,351.860

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73,741.200

2023

23,712.380

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75,351.860

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31,119.260

2023

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45,726.190

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1980 - 2024

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2023

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1991

82.809

1992

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1980 - 2024

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GDP Deflator Growth

16.6

2018

13.7

2017

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2015

21.8

2005

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yearly

2001 - 2018

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30,659.724

2018

26,560.367

2017

11,424.600

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45,517.859

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138,513.378

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122,184.460

2016

1,517.599

1964

187,423.213

2013

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2017

22.3

2016

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65.9

1974

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yearly

1970 - 2017

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29.1

2017

30.0

2016

6.8

1974

39.3

1991

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yearly

1962 - 2017

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141,698.1

2018

119,534.3

2017

1,828.4

1962

174,168.1

2013

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yearly

1962 - 2018

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17.997

2018

9.695

2017

-41.236

1991

137.779

1974

%

yearly

1963 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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51,954.879

2017

49,483.109

2016

526.400

1962

51,954.879

2017

USD mn

yearly

1962 - 2017

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43.5

2017

45.2

2016

14.8

1974

93.3

1991

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yearly

1962 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
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30,047.494

2017

28,123.956

2016

224.000

1962

30,047.494

2017

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yearly

1962 - 2017

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25.1

2017

25.7

2016

7.3

1974

201.0

1991

%

yearly

1962 - 2017

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1.2

2018

-3.5

2017

-41.0

1991

82.8

1992

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yearly

1971 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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148,976,600.000

2017

161,871,900.000

2016

127,996,864.000

2009

161,871,900.000

2016

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2009 - 2017

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26.176

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25.157

2023

4.021

1997

26.176

2024

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19.913

2024

17.113

2023

1.527

2013

19.913

2024

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1991 - 2024

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28.495

2024

27.708

2023

1.655

1991

35.691

2013

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yearly

1990 - 2024

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8.3

2018

13.1

2017

3.1

2013

45.8

1990

%

yearly

1989 - 2018

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2,729,500.000

2018

2,699,118.000

2017

1,197,887.000

2000

2,729,500.000

2018

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yearly

1999 - 2018

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5.394

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5.248

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1.360

1991

5.394

2024

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yearly

1980 - 2024

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1.322

2024

1.322

2023

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1992

7.183

1994

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1981 - 2024

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73.9

2018

74.1

2017

65.6

1990

75.0

2015

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yearly

1990 - 2018

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1.47

2018

-4.57

2017

-14.52

2009

91.80

1992

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yearly

1992 - 2018

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2018

4.5

2017

1.6

1993

4.6

2018

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1990 - 2018

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2018

1.24

2017

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
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Dec 2016

6,700.000

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30,000.000

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semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

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108,000

2016

80,000

2005

152,300

2014

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yearly

2005 - 2017

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2017

-24.9

2016

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22.3

2012

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2006 - 2017

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Feb 2019

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Jan 2019

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Sep 2001

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monthly

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1990

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1992

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2018

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2017

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1991

78,650.2

2012

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1975 - 2018

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1,595.4

Sep 2018

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9.959

2023

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1991

79.133

2012

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1980 - 2024

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2018

112.1

2017

-9.9

2018

3,890.2

2012

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2009 - 2018

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-0.0

2018

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2017

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2018

2.2

2012

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267.548

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4.3

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34.1

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35,268.0

Feb 2019

35,255.2

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36,635.9

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24.551

2018

26.294

2017

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1967

28.359

1991

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yearly

1964 - 2018

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Dec 2018

11.1

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Mar 1989

166.6

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quarterly

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104.742

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44.800

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290.284

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monthly

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2,383.7

Feb 2019

173.9

Feb 2002

2,923.7

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monthly

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2018

18.5

2017

5.1

2011

19.0

2018

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yearly

1997 - 2018

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34,563.412

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33,911.678

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3,504.884

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36,541.160

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monthly

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128,298.999

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127,477.838

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21,437.293

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128,298.999

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monthly

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1.9

2017

2.2

2016

1.9

2017

19.2

2000

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

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140,890.383

Feb 2019

21,699.453

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143,955.773

Jun 2018

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monthly

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4.827

Mar 2019

4.827

Feb 2019

4.325

Nov 2015

9.720

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Apr 1979 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-05
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0.304

Apr 2019

0.304

Mar 2019

0.265

Jul 2008

0.357

Nov 1971

KWD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
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3.00

Apr 2019

3.00

Mar 2019

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

2.69

Apr 2019

2.69

Mar 2019

0.75

Sep 2013

6.12

Nov 2006

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monthly

Nov 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
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Crude Oil: Exports

2,010.000

2017

2,128.190

2016

85.000

1991

2,128.190

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-09
Crude Oil: Production

2,697.000

Apr 2019

2,707.000

Mar 2019

1,828.000

Feb 2002

2,868.000

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Electricity Production

3,811

Dec 2017

4,454

Nov 2017

0

Feb 2003

9,108

Aug 2017

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monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-05-07
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17,101.727

2017

17,291.000

2016

500.000

1991

17,291.000

2016

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yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-15
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2.143

2017

2.033

2016

0.046

1991

2.143

2017

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yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
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4,780.567

2017

4,311.000

2016

0.000

2008

4,780.567

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

1975 - 2017

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449.420

2017

452.821

2016

66.624

1990

508.404

2013

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yearly

1965 - 2017

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643

2017

831

2016

286

2001

931

2015

USD mn

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1995 - 2017

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-22.6

2017

-10.7

2016

-27.4

2001

51.4

2015

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
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12,316

Dec 2017

9,729

Nov 2017

4,086

Jan 1998

48,684

Aug 2009

Person

monthly

Jan 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-32.8

Dec 2017

-52.6

Nov 2017

-69.9

Aug 2010

257.4

Aug 2006

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2019-02-10
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67.1

2018

77.1

2017

52.3

2008

782.4

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-24
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1,317,707.000

2017

1,262,174.000

2016

854,044.000

2009

1,317,707.000

2017

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2018-08-06
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142,509.213

2017

63,651.958

2016

7,573.472

2000

154,981.501

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-20
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

257,583.498

2017

53,938.983

2016

3,723.094

1999

257,583.498

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
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26,842.382

2017

1,448.026

2016

790.423

2014

26,842.382

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: ICT Goods

2,721,109.681

2017

2,011,554.233

2016

374,031.818

2001

2,721,109.681

2017

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-02-20
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1,795,508.446

2017

1,359,226.150

2016

134,631.056

1995

1,795,508.446

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

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157,655.215

2017

113,047.426

2016

28,486.104

1999

157,655.215

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

11.440

2018

11.890

2017

4.140

2006

12.960

2016

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
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 2018-10-10
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

542,082.000

2017

533,234.000

2016

3,316.000

1960

542,082.000

2017

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Number of Subscriber Mobile

7,138,833.000

2017

7,659,365.000

2016

0.000

1985

7,664,743.000

2015

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yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Fixed Line

13.105

2017

13.158

2016

1.230

1960

24.014

1996

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
Teledensity: Mobile

172.580

2017

189.000

2016

0.000

1985

200.928

2014

Number

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-25
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