Kuwait Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Kuwait population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kuwait in 2022 is 4,268,873, a 0.44% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2021 was 4,250,114, a 2.53% decline from 2020.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2020 was 4,360,444, a 1.82% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Kuwait in 2019 was 4,441,100, a 2.87% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
United States 338,289,857
Japan 123,951,692
Germany 83,369,843
United Kingdom 67,508,936
France 64,626,628
Italy 59,037,474
South Korea 51,815,810
Spain 47,558,630
Argentina 45,510,318
Poland 39,857,145
Canada 38,454,327
Saudi Arabia 36,408,820
Australia 26,177,413
Taiwan 23,893,394
Chile 19,603,733
Netherlands 17,564,014
Belgium 11,655,930
Sweden 10,549,347
Greece 10,384,971
Portugal 10,270,865
Hungary 9,967,308
UAE 9,441,129
Israel 9,038,309
Austria 8,939,617
Switzerland 8,740,472
Hong Kong 7,488,865
Singapore 5,975,689
Denmark 5,882,261
Finland 5,540,745
Norway 5,434,319
New Zealand 5,185,288
Ireland 5,023,109
Oman 4,576,298
Panama 4,408,581
Kuwait 4,268,873
Croatia 4,030,358
Uruguay 3,422,794
Puerto Rico 3,252,407
Lithuania 2,750,055
Qatar 2,695,122
Slovenia 2,119,844
Latvia 1,850,651
Trinidad and Tobago 1,531,044
Bahrain 1,472,233
Estonia 1,326,062
Cyprus 1,251,488
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 647,599
Malta 533,286
Bahamas 409,984
Iceland 372,899
French Polynesia 306,279
New Caledonia 289,950
Barbados 281,635
Curacao 191,163
Guam 171,774
Seychelles 107,118
Aruba 106,445
Antigua and Barbuda 93,763
Isle of Man 84,519
Andorra 79,824
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 64,184
Greenland 56,466
Faroe Islands 53,090
Northern Mariana Islands 49,551
Turks and Caicos Islands 45,703
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 44,175
Liechtenstein 39,327
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 33,660
Gibraltar 32,649
British Virgin Islands 31,305
Palau 18,055
Kuwait - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 4,268,873 0.44%
2021 4,250,114 -2.53%
2020 4,360,444 -1.82%
2019 4,441,100 2.87%
2018 4,317,185 4.66%
2017 4,124,904 1.90%
2016 4,048,085 3.56%
2015 3,908,743 3.91%
2014 3,761,584 3.16%
2013 3,646,518 7.42%
2012 3,394,663 7.98%
2011 3,143,825 6.81%
2010 2,943,356 5.29%
2009 2,795,550 5.46%
2008 2,650,930 5.75%
2007 2,506,769 6.07%
2006 2,363,409 5.73%
2005 2,235,403 3.80%
2004 2,153,481 2.47%
2003 2,101,506 2.64%
2002 2,047,364 2.80%
2001 1,991,674 2.93%
2000 1,934,901 3.06%
1999 1,877,427 3.18%
1998 1,819,544 3.30%
1997 1,761,468 3.41%
1996 1,703,318 2.91%
1995 1,655,222 0.86%
1994 1,641,106 -0.76%
1993 1,653,645 2.04%
1992 1,620,633 20.99%
1991 1,339,500 -20.03%
1990 1,674,938 -24.21%
1989 2,210,013 3.80%
1988 2,129,153 3.94%
1987 2,048,477 4.08%
1986 1,968,093 4.19%
1985 1,888,975 4.13%
1984 1,813,986 4.49%
1983 1,736,028 5.03%
1982 1,652,921 5.08%
1981 1,573,026 5.30%
1980 1,493,870 5.78%
1979 1,412,266 6.26%
1978 1,329,074 6.56%
1977 1,247,225 6.71%
1976 1,168,791 6.64%
1975 1,095,998 6.36%
1974 1,030,426 6.17%
1973 970,527 6.21%
1972 913,785 6.41%
1971 858,734 6.97%
1970 802,786 8.04%
1969 743,044 9.09%
1968 681,117 9.64%
1967 621,242 9.86%
1966 565,463 10.05%
1965 513,840 10.33%
1964 465,748 10.76%
1963 420,494 11.19%
1962 378,190 11.33%
1961 339,697 11.22%
1960 305,415 11.26%
1959 274,514 11.67%
1958 245,827 10.10%
1957 223,274 9.43%
1956 204,028 11.21%
1955 183,458 7.23%
1954 171,095 2.80%
1953 166,439 2.75%
1952 161,988 2.68%
1951 157,764 2.62%
1950 153,738 0.00%