GDP Per Capita (Current USD) rose 31.4% to USD 38,156 in Kuwait in 2018

GDP Per Capita (Current USD) (USD)
Economy | Kuwait | February 1, 2019
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GDP per capita in USD terms reached 38,156 USD in 2018 in Kuwait, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 31.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, GDP per capita in USD terms in Kuwait reached an all time high of 55,572 USD in 2008 and an all time low of 3,849 USD in 1970. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, GDP per capita in USD terms in Bahrain amounted to 27,903 USD, 6,064 USD in Iraq, 5,335 USD in Iran and 24,904 USD in Saudi Arabia in 2018.

Kuwait has been ranked 26th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of GDP per capita in USD terms, 14 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

GDP per capita is the gross domestic product divided by the population.

GDP Per Capita (Current USD) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Bahrain USD 23,739 27,903 29,093 29,697 30,428
Iran USD 5,594 5,335 4,107 4,169 4,288
Iraq USD 5,018 6,064 6,422 6,542 6,679
Jordan USD 4,130 5,358 5,609 5,869 6,132
Kuwait USD 29,040 38,156 39,510 40,278 41,334
Pakistan USD 1,548 1,582 ... ... ... ... ...
Qatar USD 63,249 76,524 82,386 84,562 86,490
Saudi Arabia USD 20,849 24,904 25,421 25,760 26,123
Syria USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan USD 6,587 7,839 8,559 9,277 10,124
United Arab Emirates USD 40,699 43,191 44,632 45,765 46,832
Yemen USD 1,107 1,063 1,256 1,441 1,498