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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 17818  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 4007  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 224.9  
Capital city 2015 Kuwait City  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 2779  
Currency 2015 Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)  
UN membership date 2013 14 May 1963  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 163637  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 115416  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 80798  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -1.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 -2.4  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 10.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 43600.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 37724.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 35694.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 0.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 0.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 0.3  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 61.9  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 58.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 60.2  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 37.7  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 41.4  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 39.5  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 1.2 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 2.5 2008.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 2.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 40.2 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 25.1 2008.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 20.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 58.6 Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 72.3 2008.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 76.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.5 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 1.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 2.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 48.3/84.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 46.9/83.8 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 45.0/81.9 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 157  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 141  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 171 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 134  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 172 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 135  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 115 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2013.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 89 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 53968  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 36989  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 30071  
Exports (million US$) 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), United Arab Emirates (9.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.8  
Urban population (%) 2015 98.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 75.6/73.3  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 32  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2866.1/73.6 Including refugees. Refers to foreign citizens.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 6528 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 94633  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 9  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 3.0  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 103.0/102.4  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 98.9/88.9 Estimate.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 33.1/20.4 2013.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 1.8 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 1.5  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 218.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 78.7 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 42  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 0.4 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 97960/27.3  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 7113 The data for crude oil production include 50 per cent of the output of the Neutral Zone.  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 410.0 The data for crude oil production include 50 per cent of the output of the Neutral Zone.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 11.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.0/99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
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