Kuwait | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Stock Market 419 Index points Jul/15 419 416 : 15655
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 176 USD Billion Dec/13 174 1.83 : 176
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.82 percent Dec/13 6.1 -20.62 : 33.99
GDP Constant Prices 39239 KWD Million Dec/13 38667 572 : 39239
GDP per capita 30147 USD Dec/13 30787 3816 : 36040
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 6908 KWD Million Dec/13 6238 96 : 7262
GDP per capita PPP 79395 USD Dec/13 81080 72630 : 94915
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Dec/13 2.72 0.5 : 7.18
Population 3.48 Million Dec/14 3.37 0.26 : 3.48
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3.5 percent Jun/15 3.3 -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 Jun/15 2 2 : 7.25
Money Supply M1 9693 KWD Million May/15 9406 1042 : 9979
Money Supply M2 35697 KWD Million May/15 35385 6378 : 35697
Money Supply M3 35771 KWD Million May/15 35445 6516 : 35771
Loan Growth 4.6 Percent May/15 5 0.6 : 43.8
Loans To Private Sector 33292 KWD Million May/15 33135 1456 : 33292
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 1540 KWD Million Mar/15 3604 25.3 : 7066
Exports 3943 KWD Million Mar/15 5942 648 : 8855
Imports 2403 KWD Million Mar/15 2338 440 : 2403
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 5325 KWD Million Dec/14 4170 371 : 5325
Capital Flows -15448 KWD Million Dec/14 -19168 -22336 : 920
Tourist Arrivals 6217 Thousand Dec/13 5729 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 7379 102 : 8387
Credit Rating 90 :
Government Revenues 2173 KWD Million Dec/14 1797 22.8 : 3556
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 4.5 Points Dec/15 4.55 4.5 : 4.68
Competitiveness Rank 40 Dec/15 36 30 : 40
Corruption Index 44 Points Dec/14 43 41 : 53
Corruption Rank 67 Dec/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 11497 198 : 12123
Bank Lending Rate 4.39 percent Mar/15 4.38 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 Dec/15 15 15 : 55
Personal Income Tax Rate 0 percent Dec/14 0 0 : 0
Social Security Rate 20 percent Dec/15 18.5 15.5 : 20
Social Security Rate For Companies 11.5 percent Dec/15 11 10.5 : 11.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.5 percent Dec/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. 7/31/2015