Kuwait Kuwait

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Kuwait, is a country located at Western Asia, it has an area of 17,820 Km2 so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Kuwait, with a population of 4,328,553 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 243 people per km2.

It's capital is Kuwait City and its currency is Kuwaiti dinars

Kuwait is holding the 64 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 10,867 millions of euros (12,402 millions of dollars), ( 11.71% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,326 euros per inhabitant$2,655 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Kuwait, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.831 points in 2021, leaving it in 50th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Kuwait are business, you must know it's in the 83th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Kuwait, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Kuwait City: Monthly Temp.
Kuwait City: Monthly Rainfall
Kuwait Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€92,833M
Annual GDP [+]2020$105,949M
GDP per capita [+]2020€19,876
GDP per capita [+]2020$22,684
Debt (M.€.) [+]202010,867
Debt ($M) [+]202012,402
Debt (%GDP) [+]202011.71%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€2,326
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$2,655
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-11,940
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-13,627
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-12.86%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202060,933.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]202069,542.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20206,081.8
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20206,941.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202011.91%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20174,941.5
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]20175,580.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20178.92%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20206,030.5
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20206,882.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202010.03%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202065.64%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€13,045
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$14,888
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€1,302
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$1,486
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€1,183
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$1,336
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€1,291
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$1,474
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2022A1
S&P Rating [+]07/15/2022A+
Fitch Rating [+]01/27/2022AA-
Corruption Index [+]202143
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201946º
Fragile States Index [+]201855.9
Innovation Ranking [+]201860º
NMW [+]2022$247.9
NMW [+]2022€219.2
Human Capital Ranking [+]201796º
Euro / Kuwaiti dinars [+]01/26/20230.3323
US Dollar exchange rate [+]01/26/20230.3050
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/26/2023-0.03%
Doing Business [+]202083º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 202072,648
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 202018.26
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015448.53
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20200%
Annual arrivals [+]20188,508,000
Exports [+]2021€60,400.4M
Exports [+]2021$71,435.5M
Exports % GDP [+]202037.83%
Imports [+]2021€28,054.3M
Imports [+]2021$33,179.8M
Imports % GDP [+]202026.16%
Trade balance [+]2021€32,346.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$38,255.7M
Trade balance % GDP [+]202011.67%
Density [+]2021243
Global Peace Ranking [+]202239º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20174.2
% Immigrant [+]201963.54%
% Emigrant [+]20194.30%
Birth Rate [+]202012.62‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201711,733.4
Crude death rate [+]20202.92‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.07
Population [+]20214,328,553
Immigrant stock [+]20193,034,845
Emigrant stock [+]2019205,382
HDI [+]20210.831
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022130º
Life expectancy [+]202075.59
Suicides [+]2015154
Suicide rate [+]20153.68
Number of homicides [+]201261
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.82
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]202122.49
Annual crude oil production [+]20212,527
Crude Oil Reserves [+]2021101,500.0
Consumption GWh [+]202164,579
Generation GWh [+]202171,221
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/26/20232,570
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/26/2023662,858
Fully vaccinated [+]01/22/20233,344,375
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/26/2023593.73
Doses administered [+]01/22/20238,257,593