Kuwait | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Stock Market 6188 Index points Jul/15 6203 5650 : 8431
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 183 USD Billion Dec/12 161 1.83 : 183
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.82 percent Dec/13 6.1 -20.62 : 33.99
GDP Constant Prices 39239 KWD Million Dec/13 39239 572 : 39239
GDP per capita 29729 USD Dec/12 29124 3816 : 36040
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 6908 KWD Million Dec/13 6908 96 : 7262
GDP per capita PPP 84188 USD Dec/12 82475 78098 : 102061
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Dec/13 2.72 0.5 : 7.18
Population 3.37 Million Dec/13 3.25 0.26 : 3.37
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3.3 percent May/15 3.4 -1.15 : 11.64
Producer Prices 128 Index Points Mar/15 128 80.4 : 129
Food Inflation 2.6 percent May/15 2.34 -1.6 : 14.2
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 2 percent Apr/15 2 2 : 7.25
Money Supply M1 9406 KWD Million Apr/15 9598 1042 : 9979
Money Supply M2 35385 KWD Million Apr/15 35002 6378 : 35385
Money Supply M3 35445 KWD Million Apr/15 35024 6516 : 35445
Loan Growth 5 Percent Apr/15 4.4 0.6 : 43.8
Loans To Private Sector 33135 KWD Million Apr/15 33046 1456 : 33135
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 3604 KWD Million Dec/14 5307 25.3 : 7066
Exports 5942 KWD Million Dec/14 7609 648 : 8855
Imports 2338 KWD Million Dec/14 2302 440 : 2338
Current Account 1566 KWD Million Dec/14 4223 675 : 18142
Current Account to GDP 38.8 percent Dec/13 43.23 -242 : 54.57
Remittances 4170 KWD Million Dec/13 4170 371 : 4405
Capital Flows -9338 KWD Million Dec/10 -9338 -16171 : 920
Tourist Arrivals 6217 Thousand Dec/13 6217 1443 : 6217
Gold Reserves 78.97 Tonnes Mar/15 78.96 78.72 : 80.51
Crude Oil Production 2650 BBL/D/1K Mar/15 2650 0 : 3768
Foreign Direct Investment 26 KWD Million Dec/14 12 12 : 721
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 28.93 percent of GDP Dec/13 34.06 -151 : 43.3
Government Debt to GDP 5.28 percent Dec/13 6.43 1.09 : 203
Government Budget Value 90.1 KWD Million Dec/14 841 -6066 : 2820
Government Spending 8387 KWD Million Dec/13 8387 102 : 8387
Credit Rating 90 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 4.5 Points Jun/15 4.55 4.5 : 4.68
Competitiveness Rank 40 Jun/15 36 30 : 40
Corruption Index 44 Points Jun/14 43 41 : 53
Corruption Rank 67 Jun/14 69 35 : 69
Ease of Doing Business 86 Dec/14 104 52 : 104
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 12123 KWD Million Dec/13 12123 198 : 12123
Bank Lending Rate 4.38 percent Dec/14 4.35 4.35 : 9.1
Gasoline Prices 0.22 USD/Liter Jun/15 0.21 0.17 : 0.24
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/15 15 15 : 55
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 percent Jan/14 0 0 : 0
Social Security Rate 20 percent Jan/15 18.5 15.5 : 20
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.5 percent Jan/15 11 10.5 : 11.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.5 percent Jan/15 7.5 5 : 8.5




Economic Indicators for Kuwait including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Kuwait economy. 7/2/2015