Kuwait - GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in Kuwait was $33,994 as of 2018. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $55,495 in 2008 and $3,861 in 1970.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1965 $4,443
1966 $4,571
1967 $4,231
1968 $4,208
1969 $4,020
1970 $3,861
1971 $4,859
1972 $5,225
1973 $5,972
1974 $13,522
1975 $11,769
1976 $12,093
1977 $12,254
1978 $12,663
1979 $19,093
1980 $20,924
1981 $17,409
1982 $14,312
1983 $13,234
1984 $13,133
1985 $12,357
1986 $9,771
1987 $11,535
1988 $10,169
1989 $11,617
1990 $8,795
1991 $5,420
1995 $16,932
1996 $19,358
1997 $17,749
1998 $14,166
1999 $15,435
2000 $18,440
2001 $16,587
2002 $17,846
2003 $22,148
2004 $27,012
2005 $35,591
2006 $42,781
2007 $45,782
2008 $55,495
2009 $37,562
2010 $38,577
2011 $48,619
2012 $51,979
2013 $49,388
2014 $44,062
2015 $29,870
2016 $27,653
2017 $29,760
2018 $33,994

Statistical Concept and Methodology: For more information, see the metadata for current U.S. dollar GDP (NY.GDP.MKTP.CD) and total population (SP.POP.TOTL).

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts