Kuwait

Kuwait: Travel tips, articles, photos, gallery, cities database, population, pics, flags, statistics, free maps online


Back to Countries, Click to read the whole article: Kuwait

Introduction - Kuwait:
Location - Kuwait:
People - Kuwait:
Government - Kuwait:
Economy - Kuwait:

Economy overview

Kuwait is a small, rich, relatively open economy with self-reported crude oil reserves of about 96 billion barrels - 10% of world reserves. Petroleum accounts for nearly half of GDP, 95% of export revenues, and 80% of government income. Kuwaits climate limits agricultural development. Consequently, with the exception of fish, it depends almost wholly on food imports. About 75% of potable water must be distilled or imported. Kuwait continues its discussions with foreign oil companies to develop fields in the northern part of the country. High oil prices in recent years have helped build Kuwaits budget and trade surpluses and foreign reserves. As a result of this positive fiscal situation, the need for economic reforms is less urgent and the government has not earnestly pushed through new initiatives.

Gdp purchasing power parity

$55.91 billion (2006 est.)

Gdp official exchange rate

$60.72 billion (2006 est.)

Gdp real growth rate

12.6% (2006 est.)

Gdp per capita ppp

$23,100 (2006 est.)

Gdp composition by sector

agriculture: 0.4%
industry: 48.3%
services: 51.3% (2006 est.)

Labor force

1.136 million
note: non-Kuwaitis represent about 80% of the labor force (2006 est.)

Labor force by occupation

agriculture: NA%
industry: NA%
services: NA%

Unemployment rate

2.2% (2004 est.)

Population below poverty line

NA%

Household income or consumption by percentage share

lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%

Inflation rate consumer prices

3% (2006 est.)

Investment gross fixed

26.4% of GDP (2006 est.)

Budget

revenues: $59.58 billion
expenditures: $33.62 billion; including capital expenditures of $NA (2006 est.)

Public debt

8.1% of GDP (2006 est.)

Agriculture products

practically no crops; fish

Industries

petroleum, petrochemicals, cement, shipbuilding and repair, water desalination, food processing, construction materials

Industrial production growth rate

13.1% (2005 est.)

Electricity production

40.37 billion kWh (2004)

Electricity consumption

37.54 billion kWh (2004)

Electricity exports

0 kWh (2004)

Electricity imports

0 kWh (2004)

Oil production

2.418 million bbl/day (2005 est.)

Oil consumption

335,000 bbl/day (2004 est.)

Oil exports

2.2 million bbl/day (2004)

Oil imports

NA bbl/day

Oil proved reserves

96.5 billion bbl (2006 est.)

Natural gas production

9.7 billion cu m (2004 est.)

Natural gas consumption

9.7 billion cu m (2004 est.)

Natural gas exports

0 cu m (2004 est.)

Natural gas imports

0 cu m (2004 est.)

Natural gas proved reserves

1.572 trillion cu m (1 January 2005 est.)

Current account balance

$40.75 billion (2006 est.)

Exports

$56.06 billion f.o.b. (2006 est.)

Exports commodities

oil and refined products, fertilizers

Exports partners

Japan 20.2%, South Korea 16%, Taiwan 11.5%, Singapore 9.6%, US 8.9%, Netherlands 5.1%, China 4.1% (2006)

Imports

$19.12 billion f.o.b. (2006 est.)

Imports commodities

food, construction materials, vehicles and parts, clothing

Imports partners

US 14.1%, Japan 7.8%, Germany 7.7%, Saudi Arabia 6.8%, China 5.7%, UK 5.4%, Italy 4.6% (2006)

Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

$11.08 billion (2006 est.)

Debt external

$19.7 billion (2006 est.)

Economic aid recipient

$NA

Currency code

Kuwaiti dinar (KD)

Exchange rates

Kuwaiti dinars per US dollar - 0.29 (2006), 0.292 (2005), 0.2947 (2004), 0.298 (2003), 0.3039 (2002)

Communications - Kuwait:
Transportation - Kuwait:
Military - Kuwait:
This page was last updated on 16 September, 2007
Source: CIA >>>


Map of country  Kuwait on-line :
All cities of country  Kuwait :
Biggest cities of country Kuwait :
Photo to article  Kuwait :



Free IQ test online

An Intelligence Quotient or IQ is a score derived from one of several different standardized tests attempting to measure intelligence. Although the term "IQ" is still in common use, the scoring of modern IQ tests such as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale is now based on a projection of the subject's measured rank on the Gaussian bell curve with a center value (average IQ) of 100, and a standard deviation of 15, although different tests may have different standard deviations. The average IQ scores for many populations have been rising at an average rate of three points per decade since the early 20th century with most of the increase in the lower half of the IQ range: a phenomenon called the Flynn effect. It is disputed whether these changes in scores reflect real changes in intellectual abilities, or merely methodological problems with past or present testing. (Wikipedie)

IQ test lasts approximately 30 minutes and contains 40 questions !

In the IQ test you must focus on the maximum. Test questions are simple. In the IQ test may not use the calculator and paper.

Free IQ test online :





Banner on your page · Visitor's book · Besplatnye igry onlajn · Free games online · CZ Hry  · RoboStav
Copyright (c) 2020 by TiptopGlobe.com. All Rights Reserved!


Photo: Kuwait
Kuwait



Photo: Kuwait
Kuwait



Photo: Kuwait
Kuwait



Photo: Kuwait
Kuwait



Photo: Kuwait
Kuwait




Add photo...


Free IQ test

Games Online