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Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait Inflation Rate at 1.07 percent  
Consumer prices in Kuwait increased 1.07 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, easing from a 1.5 percent gain in November. It was the lowest inflation rate since September, as prices rose at a slower pace for food and beverages (0.2 percent from 0.5 percent in November); furnishing and maintenance (1.7 percent from 4 percent); clothing and footwear (3 percent from 3.4 percent); transport (1.5 percent from 1.9 percent), and recreation and culture (6.1 percent from 6.3 percent). Also, prices of housing services fell more (-0.6 percent from -0.3 percent). Meanwhile, prices went up faster for miscellaneous goods and services (5.6 percent from 4.7 percent) while inflation was steady for communication (0.9 percent). On monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1, after being flat in November.
Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait Inflation Rate MoM at -0.09 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Kuwait decreased 0.09 in December of 2017 over the previous month.
Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait Food Inflation at 0.19 percent  
Cost of food in Kuwait increased 0.19 percent in December of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait CPI Transportation at 118.40 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Kuwait decreased to 118.40 Index Points in December of 2017 from 118.70 Index Points in November.
Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait Consumer Price Index Cpi at 113.00 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Kuwait decreased slightly to 113 Index Points in December of 2017 from 113.10 Index Points in November 2017.
Sunday January 21 2018
Kuwait - Credit Rating at 90.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Kuwait stands at AA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Kuwait was last set at Aa2 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Kuwait was last reported at AA with stable outlook.
Saturday January 20 2018
Kuwait Three Month Interbank Rate at 1.56 percent  
Kuwait Three Month Interbank Rate was quoted at 1.56 percent on Friday January 19.
Thursday January 18 2018
Kuwait Average Precipitation at 39.18 mm  
Precipitation in Kuwait increased to 39.18 mm in December from 13.26 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Kuwait Average Temperature at 13.13 celsius  
Temperature in Kuwait decreased to 13.13 celsius in December from 20.26 celsius in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Kuwait Crude Oil Production at 2701.00 BBL/D/1K  
Crude Oil Production in Kuwait decreased to 2701 BBL/D/1K in December from 2705 BBL/D/1K in November of 2017.
Saturday January 13 2018
Kuwait Loans To Private Sector at 37243.40 KWD Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Kuwait decreased to 37243.40 KWD Million in November from 37417.20 KWD Million in October of 2017.
Saturday January 13 2018
Kuwait Wholesale Prices at 134.20 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Kuwait increased to 134.20 Index Points in September from 134.10 Index Points in August of 2017.
Saturday January 13 2018
Kuwait Bank Lending Rate at 4.74 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Kuwait increased to 4.74 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 4.71 percent in the second quarter of 2017.
Saturday January 13 2018
Kuwait Money Supply M3 at 36723.20 KWD Million  
Money Supply M3 in Kuwait increased to 36723.20 KWD Million in November from 36319.50 KWD Million in October of 2017.
Wednesday January 10 2018
Kuwait Gold Reserves at 78.96 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Kuwait remained unchanged at 78.96 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 78.96 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2017.
Tuesday January 09 2018
Kuwait Money Supply M1 at 10156.80 KWD Million  
Money Supply M1 in Kuwait increased to 10156.80 KWD Million in November from 9950.50 KWD Million in October of 2017.
Tuesday January 09 2018
Kuwait Money Supply M2 at 36723.20 KWD Million  
Money Supply M2 in Kuwait increased to 36723.20 KWD Million in November from 36319.50 KWD Million in October of 2017.
Monday January 08 2018
Kuwait Loan Growth at 3.60 percent  
The value of loans in Kuwait increased 3.60 percent in November of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Saturday January 06 2018
Kuwait Balance of Trade at 1610.70 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a trade surplus of 1610.70 KWD Million in the third quarter of 2017.
Saturday January 06 2018
Kuwait Exports at 4088.70 KWD Million  
Exports in Kuwait increased to 4088.70 KWD Million in the third quarter of 2017 from 3905.50 KWD Million in the second quarter of 2017.
Saturday January 06 2018
Kuwait Imports at 2478.00 KWD Million  
Imports in Kuwait increased to 2478 KWD Million in the third quarter of 2017 from 2433.20 KWD Million in the second quarter of 2017.
Tuesday January 02 2018
Kuwait Gasoline Prices at 0.28 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Kuwait remained unchanged at 0.28 USD/Liter in December from 0.28 USD/Liter in November of 2017.
Thursday December 14 2017
Kuwait Interest Rate at 2.75 percent  
The central bank of Kuwait kept its benchmark discount rate unchanged at 2.75 percent on December 14th 2017, after the US Federal Reserve hiked its fed funds rate by 25bps the day before. The bank said the current stance is consistent with recent data as the economy is going trough the recovery stage and the national currency needs to remain competitive. Kuwait has its currency pegged to a broader basket of currencies.
Thursday December 14 2017
Kuwait Reverse Repo Rate at 1.50 percent  
The central bank of Kuwait raised its overnight repo rate by 25bps to 1.5 percent on December 14th 2017, after the US Federal Reserve hiked its fed funds rate by 25bps. The 1-week and the 1-month repo were left at 1.75 percent and 2.25 percent respectively. Also, the benchmark discount rate was kept unchanged at 2.75 percent. Kuwait has its currency pegged to a broader basket of currencies.
Saturday November 25 2017
Kuwait Foreign Exchange Reserves Change at -1100.00 KWD million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Kuwait decreased to -1100 KWD million in 2016 from 826 KWD million in 2015.
Wednesday November 22 2017
Kuwait Terrorism Index at 3.80  
Terrorism Index in Kuwait decreased to 3.80 in 2016 from 4.45 in 2015.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Tourism Revenues at 13148.00 USD Million  
Tourism Revenues in Kuwait increased to 13148 USD Million in 2015 from 12280 USD Million in 2014.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Tourist Arrivals at 6941.00 Thousand  
Tourist Arrivals in Kuwait increased to 6941 Thousand in 2015 from 6528 Thousand in 2014.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Remittances at 4492.00 KWD Million  
Remittances in Kuwait decreased to 4492 KWD Million in 2015 from 5325 KWD Million in 2014.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Government Revenues at 961.00 KWD Million  
Government Revenues in Kuwait decreased to 961 KWD Million in December from 996.70 KWD Million in November of 2015.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait GDP per capita PPP at 69329.40 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Kuwait was last recorded at 69329.40 US dollars in 2015, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Kuwait, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 390 percent of the world's average.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Foreign Direct Investment at -5.00 KWD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Kuwait decreased by 5 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Fiscal Expenditure at 1392.90 KWD Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Kuwait increased to 1392.90 KWD Million in December from 910.70 KWD Million in November of 2015.
Monday November 13 2017
Kuwait Capital Flows at -2189.00 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 2189 KWD Million in 2015.
Tuesday October 31 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Kuwait at 96.00  
Kuwait is ranked 96 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Kuwait improved to 96 in 2017 from 98 in 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Kuwait Internet Speed at 7920.05 KBps  
Internet Speed in Kuwait decreased to 7920.05 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 9026.02 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Kuwait IP Addresses at 126534.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Kuwait decreased to 126534 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 135358 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Wednesday October 25 2017
Kuwait Labor Force Participation Rate at 77.80 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Kuwait increased to 77.80 percent in 2016 from 74.50 percent in 2015.
Tuesday October 24 2017
Kuwait GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.50 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Kuwait expanded 2.50 percent in 2016 from the previous year.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Kuwait Competitiveness Index at 4.43 Points  
Kuwait scored 4.43 points out of 7 on the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Kuwait Competitiveness Rank at 52.00  
Kuwait is the 52 most competitive nation in the world out of 137 countries ranked in the 2017-2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Friday October 13 2017
Kuwait Unemployment Rate at 2.40 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Kuwait increased to 2.40 percent in 2016 from 2.20 percent in 2015.
Friday October 13 2017
Kuwait Government Budget Value at -431.90 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a government budget deficit of 431.90 KWD Million in December of 2015.
Monday September 11 2017
Kuwait Current Account at 269.00 KWD Million  
Kuwait recorded a Current Account surplus of 269 KWD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait Government Spending at 8688.50 KWD Million  
Government Spending in Kuwait increased to 8688.50 KWD Million in 2016 from 8427.10 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait GDP Constant Prices at 40942.90 KWD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Kuwait increased to 40942.90 KWD Million in 2016 from 40033.20 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday September 06 2017
Kuwait Consumer Spending at 15169.20 KWD Million  
Consumer Spending in Kuwait increased to 15169.20 KWD Million in 2016 from 14179 KWD Million in 2015.
Saturday September 02 2017
Kuwait Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 9044.80 KWD Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Kuwait increased to 9044.80 KWD Million in 2016 from 8580 KWD Million in 2015.
Wednesday July 12 2017
Kuwait Government Budget at -3.62 percent of GDP  
Kuwait recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.62 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Tuesday July 11 2017
Kuwait GDP per capita at 35490.30 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Kuwait was last recorded at 35490.30 US dollars in 2015. The GDP per Capita in Kuwait is equivalent to 281 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait GDP at 114.04 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Kuwait was worth 112.81 billion US dollars in 2015. The GDP value of Kuwait represents 0.18 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Government Debt to GDP at 18.60 percent  
Kuwait recorded a government debt equivalent to 18.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corporate Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Kuwait stands at 15 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corruption Index at 41.00 Points  
Kuwait scored 41 points out of 100 on the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Current Account to GDP at 2.71 percent  
Kuwait recorded a Current Account surplus of 2.71 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016.
Monday July 03 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Kuwait at 1.60 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Kuwait decreased to 1.60 percent in 2016 from 2 percent in 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Military Expenditure at 6370.10 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Kuwait increased to 6370.10 USD Million in 2016 from 5502.90 USD Million in 2015.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate at 22.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Kuwait stands at 22 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate For Companies at 11.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Kuwait stands at 11.50 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Social Security Rate For Employees at 10.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Kuwait stands at 10.50 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Personal Income Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Kuwait stands at 0 percent.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Population at 4.40 Million  
The total population in Kuwait was estimated at 4.4 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures.
Monday July 03 2017
Kuwait Corruption Rank at 75.00  
Kuwait is the 75 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
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