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Economic growth, percent change in quarterly real GDP in Kuwait

, Q1 2011 - Q4 2020: The latest data from Q4 2020 show economic growth of -11.19 percent, which is a decrease from the rate of growth of -10.27 percent in the previous quarter and a decrease compared to the growth rate of -0.85 percent in the same quarter last year. The economic growth time series for Kuwait cover the period from Q1 2011 to Q4 2020. During that time span, the average growth rate for Kuwait was 1.19 percent. The lowest rate of growth of -11.79 percent was recorded in Q2 2020 while the highest growth rate was 16.48 percent in Q3 2011. See more information about that indicator and compare to other countries on our Economic growth page.
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Measure: percent
Source: Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau

Definition: The percent change in the Gross Domestic Product from the same quarter last year using constant prices.
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