Kuwait

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Region: Western Asia      
    Surface Area (sq. km) 2014: 17818             
    Population 2016: 4007000              
    Population Density (per sq. km) 2016: 224.9          
    Capital city 2015: Kuwait City        
    Capital city 2015: 2779000              
    Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) 
     
    Economic Indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014: 163637                
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014: -1.6              
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 43600.4           
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 0.4           
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 61.9              
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 37.7             
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: 1.2, Break in the time series.  
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: 40.2, Break in the time series.  
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: 58.6, Break in the time series.  
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014: 3.5, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 48.3/84.1, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 157
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 171, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 172, 2013.  
    Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014: 115, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2013.
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014: 53968  
    Exports (million US$) 2015: 55161.6
    Imports (million US$) 2015: 31907.2          
    Balance (million US$) 2015: 23254.4           
    Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015: ...    
    Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015: China (16.0), United States (9.4), and United Arab Emirates (9.3)
     
    Source: World Statistics Pocketbook | United Nations Statistics Division