Kuwait - Outstanding Public Debt

Kuwait: Outstanding Public Debt

Mnemonic GDBT.IKWT
Unit Mil. KWD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 9.45 %
Data Jun 2016 1,737
May 2016 1,587

Series Information

Source Central Bank of Kuwait
Release Statistical Bulletin
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 12/31/1994
End Date 6/30/2016

Kuwait: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Outstanding Public Debt Jun 2016 1,737 1,587 Mil. KWD, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance Dec 2015 -431.9 86 Mil. KWD, NSA Monthly
Government Expenditures Dec 2015 1,392 910.7 Mil. KWD, NSA Monthly
Government Revenues Dec 2015 961 996.7 Mil. KWD, NSA Monthly

Release Information

For Kuwait, the central bank's monthly "Statistical Bulletin" consolidates a range of financial and banking indicators, including:

  • Money Supply
  • Central Bank: Assets
  • Central Bank: Liabilities
  • Public Debt Instruments
  • Local Banks: Assets
  • Local Banks: Liabilities
  • Local Banks: Contra Accounts
  • Local Banks: Foreign Assets and Liabilities
  • Local Banks: Sectoral Distribution of Balances of Utilized Cash Credit Facilities by Residents
  • Local Banks: Distribution of KD Credit Facility Agreements Concluded with Residents
  • Local Banks: Residents Deposits by Type
  • Local Banks: Time Deposits of Residents & Non-Residents (KD & FC) by Residual Maturity

The statistics highlight a number of economic, financial, monetary and banking developments in the Kuwaiti economy, and the impact of these developments on the local monetary and banking indicators for that quarter. In addition to data reflecting the developments in the main monetary and banking aggregates and indicators, the Quarterly Statistical Bulletin presents recent data on the most important developments regarding the balance of payments of the State of Kuwait, as well as the developments in the State's General Budget and Kuwait Stock Exchange activity.

Per the source, Local banks "include all Kuwaiti banks, foreign banks' branches licensed to operate in the State of Kuwait".

  • Measurements:
    • Millions of Kuwaiti dinar (Mil. KWD)
    • Percent per annum (% p.a.)
    • Unitary count (#)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted
  • Native frequencies:
    • Monthly
    • Quarterly
  • Start date: As early as 1993Q4

The data are provided by Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and compiled through the data provided by local banks and investment companies registered with CBK.


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