Population of Kuwait

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Kuwait is 4,467,509 as of April 18, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Kuwait is projected at 4,328,550 or 4.329 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Kuwait is projected at 4,270,571 or 4.271 million people for the year 2020. Kuwait ranks number 129th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Kuwait is ranked 40th among 51 countries in Asia.

Kuwait's population will be increased year by year. The Kuwait population is projected to reach 4.74 million in 2030 and increase to 5.39 million in 2050 and 6.18 million by 2100. Kuwait accounts for 0.055 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.007% in 1955 and is projected to increase by 0.057% by 2100.

Kuwait was at 170th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline to 121st in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Kuwait population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20204,270,57163,4881.510.054
20214,328,55057,9791.360.054
20224,380,32651,7761.200.054
20234,427,84347,5171.080.054
20244,473,16045,3171.020.054
20254,517,86044,7001.000.054
20264,563,14845,2881.000.054
20274,609,35246,2041.010.054
20284,656,03146,6791.010.054
20294,702,17746,1460.990.055
20304,747,08144,9040.950.055
20314,790,78443,7030.920.055
20324,833,71642,9320.900.055
20334,875,98042,2640.870.055
20344,917,68341,7030.860.055
20354,958,89541,2120.840.055
20364,999,59640,7010.820.055
20375,039,62340,0270.800.055
20385,078,68639,0630.780.055
20395,116,42937,7430.740.055
20405,152,52036,0910.710.055
20415,186,89134,3710.670.055
20425,219,47332,5820.630.055
20435,249,97630,5030.580.055
20445,278,08428,1080.540.055
20455,303,56625,4820.480.055
20465,326,36422,7980.430.055
20475,346,54820,1840.380.055
20485,364,29317,7450.330.055
20495,379,85015,5570.290.055
20505,393,47213,6220.250.055
20515,405,29211,8200.220.055
20525,415,43610,1440.190.055
20535,424,1898,7530.160.055
20545,431,8567,6670.140.055
20555,438,7486,8920.130.055
20565,445,0706,3220.120.054
20575,451,0345,9640.110.054
20585,456,9355,9010.110.054
20595,463,1526,2170.110.054
20605,469,9516,7990.120.054
20615,477,5377,5860.140.054
20625,486,0498,5120.160.054
20635,495,7179,6680.180.054
20645,506,75211,0350.200.054
20655,519,34912,5970.230.054
20665,533,59314,2440.260.054
20675,549,48315,8900.290.054
20685,566,98417,5010.320.054
20695,586,03519,0510.340.054
20705,606,51620,4810.370.054
20715,628,38621,8700.390.054
20725,651,52823,1420.410.055
20735,675,75724,2290.430.055
20745,700,77325,0160.440.055
20755,726,35725,5840.450.055
20765,752,35225,9950.450.055
20775,778,61326,2610.460.056
20785,804,86826,2550.450.056
20795,830,80225,9340.450.056
20805,856,13125,3290.430.056
20815,880,73824,6070.420.056
20825,904,53123,7930.400.057
20835,927,38222,8510.390.057
20845,949,18121,7990.370.057
20855,969,85720,6760.350.057
20865,989,35019,4930.330.057
20876,007,67318,3230.310.058
20886,024,91017,2370.290.058
20896,041,19916,2890.270.058
20906,056,68115,4820.260.058
20916,071,45714,7760.240.058
20926,085,58214,1250.230.058
20936,099,13713,5550.220.059
20946,112,19213,0550.210.059
20956,124,86312,6710.210.059
20966,137,27912,4160.200.059
20976,149,65712,3780.200.059
20986,162,20912,5520.200.060
20996,175,21413,0050.21inf
21006,188,99013,7760.22inf

Kuwait population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950153,098--0.006
1951158,0164,9183.210.006
1952162,8064,7903.030.006
1953167,9935,1873.190.006
1954174,1546,1613.670.006
1955181,8887,7344.440.007
1956191,89610,0085.500.007
1957204,89212,9966.770.007
1958221,61416,7228.160.008
1959242,79821,1849.560.008
1960269,02926,23110.800.009
1961300,57631,54711.730.010
1962337,34836,77212.230.011
1963378,74641,39812.270.012
1964423,89845,15211.920.013
1965472,03748,13911.360.014
1966523,16651,12910.830.015
1967577,16453,99810.320.017
1968632,89955,7359.660.018
1969688,97956,0808.860.019
1970744,45055,4718.050.020
1971798,64254,1927.280.021
1972851,91653,2746.670.022
1973905,63553,7196.310.023
1974961,77056,1356.200.024
19751,021,72059,9506.230.025
19761,085,86164,1416.280.026
19771,153,58367,7226.240.027
19781,224,06770,4846.110.029
19791,296,08172,0145.880.030
19801,368,67772,5965.600.031
19811,439,33170,6545.160.032
19821,507,64568,3144.750.033
19831,576,96869,3234.600.034
19841,652,15075,1824.770.035
19851,735,27483,1245.030.036
19861,832,31097,0365.590.037
19871,938,909106,5995.820.038
19882,034,85795,9484.950.040
19892,092,77757,9202.850.040
19902,095,3442,5670.120.039
19912,031,296-64,048-3.060.038
19921,912,433-118,863-5.850.035
19931,772,607-139,826-7.310.032
19941,659,307-113,300-6.390.029
19951,605,901-53,406-3.220.028
19961,626,85720,9561.300.028
19971,710,25683,3995.130.029
19981,831,119120,8637.070.031
19991,951,636120,5176.580.032
20002,045,12393,4874.790.033
20012,103,28258,1592.840.034
20022,136,99733,7151.600.034
20032,161,62624,6291.150.034
20042,200,49238,8661.800.034
20052,270,19869,7063.170.035
20062,373,672103,4744.560.036
20072,504,019130,3475.490.037
20082,656,009151,9906.070.039
20092,821,045165,0366.210.041
20102,991,884170,8396.060.043
20113,168,060176,1765.890.045
20123,348,853180,7935.710.047
20133,526,376177,5235.300.049
20143,690,941164,5654.670.050
20153,835,591144,6503.920.052
20163,956,875121,2843.160.053
20174,056,09999,2242.510.053
20184,137,31281,2132.000.054
20194,207,08369,7711.690.054