Kuwait Population Growth Rate 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Kuwait population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kuwait in 2020 is 4,270,571, a 1.51% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
United States 331,002,651
Japan 126,476,461
Germany 83,783,942
United Kingdom 67,886,011
France 65,273,511
Italy 60,461,826
South Korea 51,269,185
Spain 46,754,778
Argentina 45,195,774
Poland 37,846,611
Canada 37,742,154
Saudi Arabia 34,813,871
Australia 25,499,884
Taiwan 23,816,775
Chile 19,116,201
Netherlands 17,134,872
Belgium 11,589,623
Greece 10,423,054
Portugal 10,196,709
Sweden 10,099,265
UAE 9,890,402
Hungary 9,660,351
Austria 9,006,398
Israel 8,655,535
Switzerland 8,654,622
Hong Kong 7,496,981
Singapore 5,850,342
Denmark 5,792,202
Finland 5,540,720
Norway 5,421,241
Oman 5,106,626
Ireland 4,937,786
New Zealand 4,822,233
Panama 4,314,767
Kuwait 4,270,571
Croatia 4,105,267
Uruguay 3,473,730
Qatar 2,881,053
Puerto Rico 2,860,853
Lithuania 2,722,289
Slovenia 2,078,938
Latvia 1,886,198
Bahrain 1,701,575
Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488
Estonia 1,326,535
Cyprus 1,207,359
Macao 649,335
Luxembourg 625,978
Malta 441,543
Bahamas 393,244
Iceland 341,243
Barbados 287,375
New Caledonia 285,498
French Polynesia 280,908
Channel Islands 173,863
Guam 168,775
Curacao 164,093
Aruba 106,766
Seychelles 98,347
Antigua and Barbuda 97,929
Isle of Man 85,033
Andorra 77,265
Cayman Islands 65,722
Bermuda 62,278
Northern Mariana Islands 57,559
Greenland 56,770
Faroe Islands 48,863
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,876
Monaco 39,242
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,717
Liechtenstein 38,128
San Marino 33,931
Gibraltar 33,691
British Virgin Islands 30,231
Palau 18,094
Kuwait - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 4,270,571 1.51%
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%