Kuwait - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Kuwait Kuwait
Hauptstadt
name: Kuwait City geographic coordinates: 29 22 N, 47 58 E time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Kuwait dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: not specified
Government type
constitutional monarchy (emirate)
Legal system
mixed legal system consisting of English common law, French civil law, and Islamic sharia law
Suffrage
21 years of age and at least 20-year citizenship
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
15.4
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$65,800
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
2,695,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
1.10
2017 est.
Labor force
2,695,000
Population below poverty line
NA
Unemployment rate   (%)
1.1%(2017 est.)1.1%(2016 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:15.4%male:9.4%N/Afemale:30%N/A(2016 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:24.81%(male 376,652 /female 347,019)15-24 years:15.04%(male 240,638 /female 197,946)25-54 years:52.3%(male 961,205 /female 563,979)55-64 years:5.2%(male 85,146 /female 66,373)65 years and over:2.66%(male 35,117 /female 42,392)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
18.8 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
2.30
Languages
Arabic (official), English widely spoken
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
78.30
Major urban areas - population
2.989 million KUWAIT (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:29.4 yearsmale:30.5 yearsfemale:27.6 years(2018 est.)
Net migration rate
-2.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
densest settlement is along the Persian Gulf, particularly in Kuwait City and on Bubiyan Island; significant population threads extend south and west along highways that radiate from the capital, particularly in the southern half of the country
Population growth rate   (%)
1.38%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
2.35 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 1.78% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures
NA
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
female: 14 years (2013)
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$12,900,000,000
31 December 2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$82,350,000,000
31 December 2017 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$82.35 billion(31 December 2017 est.)$74.13 billion(31 December 2016 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$12,900,000,000
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
2.75
18 December 2017
Central bank discount rate   (%)
2.75
Country Comparison :: Exports
$55,170,000,000
2017 est.
Exports
$55,170,000,000
Exports - partners
South Korea 18.3%, China 17.4%, Japan 11.5%, India 11.2%, Singapore 6.3%, US 5.7% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:17,818 sq kmland:17,818 sq kmwater:0 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:8.5%(2011 est.)arable land:0.6%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:0.3%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:7.6%(2011 est.)forest:0.4%(2011 est.)other:91.1%(2011 est.)
Location
Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia
Country Comparison :: Imports
$29,530,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$29,530,000,000
Imports - partners
China 13.5%, US 13.3%, UAE 9.5%, Saudi Arabia 5.8%, Germany 5.4%, Japan 5%, India 4.7%, Italy 4.5% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
1.50
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
1.50
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
65,950,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
57,780,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
2,753,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
479,700
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
17,100,000,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
5,125,000,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
542,082
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
5,136,384
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
2,219,972
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
113,427
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
7
2013
Airports
7
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:113,427(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:4(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
479,700
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
2.753 million bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
57,780,000,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - production   (kWh)
65,950,000,000
Internet users
total: 2,219,972 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
5.125 billion cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
17.1 billion cu m(2017 est.)
Roadways   (km)
5,749
Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:542,082(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:19(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
5,136,384
Disputes - international
Kuwait and Saudi Arabia continue negotiating a joint maritime boundary with Iran; no maritime boundary exists with Iraq in the Persian Gulf
Country Comparison :: Public debt
20.60
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
20.60
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
-3.30
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
35.40
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-10% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$289,700,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
2.80

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Kuwait
1 276 065 000 EUR
1 443 313 000 EUR
13.11 %
Bekleidung
Kuwait
8 808 000 EUR
11 171 000 EUR
26.83 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Kuwait
72 929 000 EUR
68 913 000 EUR
-5.51 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Kuwait
91 210 000 EUR
75 966 000 EUR
-16.71 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Kuwait
171 683 000 EUR
72 946 000 EUR
-57.51 %
Energieversorgung
Kuwait
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Kuwait
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Kuwait
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Kuwait
18 393 000 EUR
3 834 000 EUR
-79.16 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Kuwait
8 000 EUR
4 000 EUR
-50.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Kuwait
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Kuwait
2 286 000 EUR
2 009 000 EUR
-12.12 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Kuwait
22 941 000 EUR
18 898 000 EUR
-17.62 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Kuwait
33 510 000 EUR
45 608 000 EUR
36.10 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Kuwait
13 916 000 EUR
8 509 000 EUR
-38.85 %
Kohle
Kuwait
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Kuwait
4 086 000 EUR
3 628 000 EUR
-11.21 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Kuwait
244 847 000 EUR
290 842 000 EUR
18.79 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Kuwait
4 422 000 EUR
5 101 000 EUR
15.36 %
Maschinen
Kuwait
254 655 000 EUR
209 309 000 EUR
-17.81 %
Metalle
Kuwait
17 167 000 EUR
14 370 000 EUR
-16.29 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Kuwait
57 144 000 EUR
27 925 000 EUR
-51.13 %
Möbel
Kuwait
15 454 000 EUR
13 018 000 EUR
-15.76 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Kuwait
39 277 000 EUR
37 639 000 EUR
-4.17 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Kuwait
11 862 000 EUR
13 444 000 EUR
13.34 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Kuwait
86 244 000 EUR
92 745 000 EUR
7.54 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Kuwait
22 932 000 EUR
286 809 000 EUR
1 150.69 %
Sonstige Waren
Kuwait
53 415 000 EUR
109 411 000 EUR
104.83 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Kuwait
447 000 EUR
328 000 EUR
-26.62 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Kuwait
25 126 000 EUR
27 256 000 EUR
8.48 %
Textilien
Kuwait
3 303 000 EUR
3 630 000 EUR
9.90 %