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Gross debt in Kuwait

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Kuwait in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 5.3 billion and 24.7 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 22 years was reached in 2017. However, the liabilities in 2020 have been only 12 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Kuwait a debt of 2,904 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearKuwait totalKuwait per capitaEU per capita
199814.30 bn USD7,812 USD12,387 USD
199914.02 bn USD7,185 USD12,342 USD
200013.17 bn USD6,438 USD9,877 USD
200112.25 bn USD5,826 USD9,894 USD
200211.42 bn USD5,345 USD10,773 USD
200311.01 bn USD5,094 USD13,433 USD
200410.28 bn USD4,674 USD15,459 USD
20059.54 bn USD4,201 USD16,095 USD
20068.39 bn USD3,533 USD16,570 USD
20078.08 bn USD3,226 USD18,334 USD
20087.92 bn USD2,983 USD21,119 USD
20097.05 bn USD2,499 USD22,222 USD
20107.11 bn USD2,377 USD26,496 USD
20117.15 bn USD2,257 USD29,231 USD
20126.27 bn USD1,872 USD28,064 USD
20135.39 bn USD1,527 USD29,836 USD
20145.58 bn USD1,511 USD30,512 USD
20155.33 bn USD1,390 USD25,813 USD
201610.96 bn USD2,770 USD26,165 USD
201724.73 bn USD6,096 USD26,931 USD
201820.87 bn USD5,044 USD28,362 USD
201915.85 bn USD3,767 USD27,095 USD
202012.40 bn USD2,904 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



      Kuwait       European Union


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