Kuwait In-depth PEST Insights

Kuwait In-depth PEST Insights


This PEST country analysis report on Kuwait provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.


  • Understand the political system in Kuwait through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Kuwait through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Kuwait through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Kuwait through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Kuwait, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Kuwait's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
  • Reasons to Buy
    • What is the outlook in Kuwait in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
    • How does Kuwait perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
    • How does Kuwait perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
    • How does Kuwait perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

    1.1. Catalyst
    1.2. Summary
    1.2.1. Key highlights
    1.3. Key developments September 2019-August 2020
    1.4. Impact of COVID-19 on the Kuwaiti economy
    1.4.1. Snapshot
    1.4.2. Government measures
    1.4.3. Impact on economy
    2.1. Key facts
    2.2. Geographical location
    3.1. Summary
    3.2. Evolution
    3.2.1. Key political figures
    3.2.2. Structure of government
    3.2.3. Legislature
    3.2.4. Composition of government
    3.2.5. Key policies
    3.2.6. Economic
    3.2.7. Social
    3.2.8. Foreign and defense policies
    3.3. Performance
    3.3.1. Governance indicators
    4.1. Summary
    4.2. Evolution
    4.3. Structure and policies
    4.3.1. Financial system
    4.4. Performance
    4.4.1. GDP and growth rate
    4.4.2. GDP composition by sector
    4.4.3. Agriculture
    4.4.4. Industry
    4.4.5. Fiscal situation
    4.4.6. Foreign trade
    4.4.7. External debt
    4.4.8. Current account
    4.4.9. Foreign exchange position
    4.4.10. Monetary situation
    4.4.11. Overview
    4.4.12. Key monetary indicators
    4.4.13. Consumer price index inflation
    5.1. Summary
    5.2. Evolution
    5.3. Structure and policies
    5.3.1. Demographic composition
    5.3.2. Age and gender-wise composition
    5.3.3. Education
    5.3.4. Healthcare and social welfare
    5.4. Performance
    6.1. Summary
    6.2. Evolution
    6.3. Structure and Policies
    6.3.1. R&D
    6.3.2. ICT
    6.4. Performance
    6.4.1. ICT
    7.1. Ask the analyst
    7.2. About MarketLine
    7.3. Disclaimer
    List of Tables
    Table 1: Kuwait - Key Facts, 2020
    Table 2: Mid-year Population by Gender (% of Total Population), 2019
    List of Figures
    Figure 1: Map of Kuwait
    Figure 2: Kuwait - Key Political Events Timeline
    Figure 3: Kuwait - Key Political Figures
    Figure 4: Evolution of Real GDP Growth in Kuwait, 2010-2019
    Figure 5: GDP and GDP Growth Rate of Kuwait (Constant Prices), 2015-2024f
    Figure 6: Sector Specific GDP in Kuwait, 2019
    Figure 7: Agricultural Output in Kuwait, 2015-2020f
    Figure 8: Industrial Output in Kuwait, 2015-2020f
    Figure 9: Services Output in Kuwait, 2015-2020f
    Figure 10: Kuwait’s External Trade, 2015-2018
    Figure 11: Consumer Price Index and Consumer Price Index-Based Inflation in Kuwait, 2015-2024f
    Figure 12: Number of Unemployed and Rate of Unemployment in Kuwait, 2015-2018
    Figure 13: Major Religions in Kuwait, 2013
    Figure 14: Healthcare Expenditure, 2012-2018
    Figure 15: Internet Users in Kuwait, 2015-2019

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