Kuwait Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of Kuwait population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kuwait in 2019 is 4,207,083, a 1.69% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2018 was 4,137,312, a 2% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2017 was 4,056,099, a 2.51% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2016 was 3,956,875, a 3.16% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
United States 329,064,917
Japan 126,860,301
Germany 83,517,045
United Kingdom 67,530,172
France 65,129,728
Italy 60,550,075
South Korea 51,225,308
Spain 46,736,776
Argentina 44,780,677
Poland 37,887,768
Canada 37,411,047
Saudi Arabia 34,268,528
Australia 25,203,198
Taiwan 23,773,876
Chile 18,952,038
Netherlands 17,097,130
Belgium 11,539,328
Greece 10,473,455
Portugal 10,226,187
Sweden 10,036,379
UAE 9,770,529
Hungary 9,684,679
Austria 8,955,102
Switzerland 8,591,365
Israel 8,519,377
Hong Kong 7,436,154
Singapore 5,804,337
Denmark 5,771,876
Finland 5,532,156
Norway 5,378,857
Oman 4,974,986
Ireland 4,882,495
New Zealand 4,783,063
Panama 4,246,439
Kuwait 4,207,083
Croatia 4,130,304
Uruguay 3,461,734
Puerto Rico 2,933,408
Qatar 2,832,067
Lithuania 2,759,627
Slovenia 2,078,654
Latvia 1,906,743
Bahrain 1,641,172
Trinidad and Tobago 1,394,973
Estonia 1,325,648
Cyprus 1,198,575
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 615,729
Malta 440,372
Bahamas 389,482
Iceland 339,031
Barbados 287,025
New Caledonia 282,750
French Polynesia 279,287
Channel Islands 172,259
Guam 167,294
Curacao 163,424
Aruba 106,314
Seychelles 97,739
Antigua and Barbuda 97,118
Isle of Man 84,584
Andorra 77,142
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 62,506
Northern Mariana Islands 57,216
Greenland 56,672
Faroe Islands 48,678
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,388
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,191
Liechtenstein 38,019
San Marino 33,860
Gibraltar 33,701
British Virgin Islands 30,030
Palau 18,008
Kuwait - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2019 4,207,083 1.69%
2018 4,137,312 2.00%
2017 4,056,099 2.51%
2016 3,956,875 3.16%
2015 3,835,591 3.92%
2014 3,690,941 4.67%
2013 3,526,376 5.30%
2012 3,348,853 5.71%
2011 3,168,060 5.89%
2010 2,991,884 6.06%
2009 2,821,045 6.21%
2008 2,656,009 6.07%
2007 2,504,019 5.49%
2006 2,373,672 4.56%
2005 2,270,198 3.17%
2004 2,200,492 1.80%
2003 2,161,626 1.15%
2002 2,136,997 1.60%
2001 2,103,282 2.84%
2000 2,045,123 4.79%
1999 1,951,636 6.58%
1998 1,831,119 7.07%
1997 1,710,256 5.13%
1996 1,626,857 1.30%
1995 1,605,901 -3.22%
1994 1,659,307 -6.39%
1993 1,772,607 -7.31%
1992 1,912,433 -5.85%
1991 2,031,296 -3.06%
1990 2,095,344 0.12%
1989 2,092,777 2.85%
1988 2,034,857 4.95%
1987 1,938,909 5.82%
1986 1,832,310 5.59%
1985 1,735,274 5.03%
1984 1,652,150 4.77%
1983 1,576,968 4.60%
1982 1,507,645 4.75%
1981 1,439,331 5.16%
1980 1,368,677 5.60%
1979 1,296,081 5.88%
1978 1,224,067 6.11%
1977 1,153,583 6.24%
1976 1,085,861 6.28%
1975 1,021,720 6.23%
1974 961,770 6.20%
1973 905,635 6.31%
1972 851,916 6.67%
1971 798,642 7.28%
1970 744,450 8.05%
1969 688,979 8.86%
1968 632,899 9.66%
1967 577,164 10.32%
1966 523,166 10.83%
1965 472,037 11.36%
1964 423,898 11.92%
1963 378,746 12.27%
1962 337,348 12.23%
1961 300,576 11.73%
1960 269,029 10.80%
1959 242,798 9.56%
1958 221,614 8.16%
1957 204,892 6.77%
1956 191,896 5.50%
1955 181,888 4.44%
1954 174,154 3.67%
1953 167,993 3.19%
1952 162,806 3.03%
1951 158,016 3.21%
1950 153,098 0.00%