Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Stock Market (points) 7105.71 5330 5330 5143 4772 4031
Currency 0.31 0.24 0.24 0.3 0.3 0.3

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.30 7 8 5 5 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.30 2 2 2 2 2.2
Inflation Rate (%) 4.15 4.1 3.9 3.5 3 2.8
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.25
Balance of Trade (KWD Million) 3507.20 2558 2548 2512 2512 2411
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 16.10 2.3 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 8.70 30 32 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.30 7 8 5 5 5
GDP (USD Billion) 105.96 135 144 144 144 144
GDP Constant Prices (KWD Million) 9011.40 9642 9732 9462 9462 10219
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (KWD Million) 10344.90 11069 11172 10862 10862 11731
GDP per Capita (USD) 24429.22 28000 33000 33000 33000 33000
GDP per Capita PPP (USD) 44847.05 43900 51000 51000 51000 51000

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.30 2 2 2 2 2.2
Population (Million) 4.33 6.1 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 4.15 4.1 3.9 3.5 3 2.8
Producer Prices (points) 143.40 135 135 135 135 135
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 125.50 127 129 129 129 132
CPI Transportation (points) 138.20 138 138 139 140 141
Food Inflation (%) 6.89 6.8 7 6 5 3.5
Inflation Rate MoM (%) 0.08 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.25
Interbank Rate (%) 1.56 1.56 1.81 2.31 2.81 2.31
Money Supply M2 (KWD Million) 41732.00 41135 42137 42137 42137 43623
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.40 1.4 1.65 2.15 2.65 2.15
Foreign Exchange Reserves (KWD million) 1790.00 680 680 680 680 680
Loan Growth (%) 9.41 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 4.8
Reverse Repo Rate (%) 0.88 1 1 1 1 1

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (KWD Million) 3507.20 2558 2548 2512 2512 2411
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 16.10 2.3 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 2811.00 2800 2750 2750 2750 2750

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 8.70 30 32 32 32 32
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Government Spending (KWD Million) 10429.00 11159 11263 10950 10950 11826

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 10.50 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Consumer Spending (KWD Million) 17100.40 18297 18468 17955 17955 19392
Bank Lending Rate (%) 3.74 3.74 3.99 4.49 4.99 4.49
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.28 0.29 0.3 0.31 0.33 0.33