Kuwait | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Stock Market 7483.94 7572.81 6639.12 Index points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Constant Prices 19245.40 18104.20 9583.76 KWD Million 2011-06-30 Yearly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 7746.40 7261.60 1883.18 KWD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
GDP 176.59 124.35 33.29 USD Billion 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.10 6.30 3.73 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 31626.23 30532.94 17408.63 USD 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 43230.63 41736.19 37446.64 USD 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 3.82 3.69 1.58 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 2.72 2.72 1.75 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Producer Prices 123.40 123.90 96.68 Index Points 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 3.00 2.90 3.07 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Money Supply M1 9067.50 8810.40 3294.13 KWD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 32812.50 32513.20 14853.84 KWD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 32812.50 32547.90 14884.28 KWD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 2.00 2.00 4.17 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Capital Flows -9338.00 -7293.00 -4821.14 KWD Million 2010-06-30 Yearly [+]
Crude Oil Production 2650.00 2650.00 1928.10 Thousands Barrels per Day 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Remittances 4412.00 3660.00 1549.90 KWD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5729.00 5574.00 3379.05 Thousand 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Balance of Trade 5926.40 6543.40 2102.45 KWD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Current Account 5581.00 5109.00 6582.87 KWD Million 2013-09-30 Quarterly [+]
Current Account to GDP 38.80 43.23 20.20 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 8141.70 8527.50 3178.52 KWD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Imports 2215.30 1984.10 1073.22 KWD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget Value -6066.30 1542.90 355.33 KWD Million 2013-03-15 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 7775.40 6626.40 2262.12 KWD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 5.28 6.43 47.30 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget 28.93 34.06 8.22 Percent of GDP 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 90.00 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bank Lending Rate 4.57 4.61 6.64 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Spending 11348.80 10319.00 3854.44 KWD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 15.00 15.00 28.33 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 0.00 0.00 0.00 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Kuwait Capital Flows at -9338.00 KWD Million  
Capital Flows in Kuwait decreased to -9338 KWD Million in 2010 from -7293 KWD Million in 2009. Capital Flows in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Kuwait Consumer Spending at 11348.80 KWD Million  
Consumer Spending in Kuwait increased to 11348.80 KWD Million in 2012 from 10319 KWD Million in 2011. Consumer Spending in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Kuwait Crude Oil Production at 2650.00 Thousands Barrels per Day  
Crude Oil Production in Kuwait remained unchanged at 2650 Thousands Barrels per Day in December of 2013 from 2650 Thousands Barrels per Day in November of 2013. Crude Oil Production in Kuwait is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Kuwait GDP Constant Prices at 19245.40 KWD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Kuwait increased to 19245.40 KWD Million in 2011 from 18104.20 KWD Million in 2010. GDP Constant Prices in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank Of Kuwait.
Kuwait Government Budget Value at -6066.30 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a government budget deficit of 6066.30 KWD Million in March of 2013. Government Budget Value in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank Of Kuwait.
Kuwait Government Spending at 7775.40 KWD Million  
Government Spending in Kuwait increased to 7775.40 KWD Million in 2012 from 6626.40 KWD Million in 2011. Government Spending in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Kuwait Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 7746.40 KWD Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Kuwait increased to 7746.40 KWD Million in 2012 from 7261.60 KWD Million in 2011. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank Of Kuwait.
Kuwait Producer Prices at 123.40 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Kuwait decreased to 123.40 Index Points in December of 2013 from 123.90 Index Points in November of 2013. Producer Prices in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Kuwait Remittances at 4412.00 KWD Million  
Remittances in Kuwait increased to 4412 KWD Million in 2012 from 3660 KWD Million in 2011. Remittances in Kuwait is reported by the Central Bank of Kuwait.
Kuwait Tourist Arrivals at 5729.00 Thousand  
Tourist Arrivals in Kuwait increased to 5729 Thousand in 2012 from 5574 Thousand in 2011. Tourist Arrivals in Kuwait is reported by the The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries.
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