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Appendix A. Tables

Table 1. Metric Conversion Coofficients and Factors

When you kow Multiply by To find
Millimeters 0.04 inches
Centimeters 0.39 inches
Meters 3.3 feet
Kilometers 0.62 miles
Hectares 2.47 acres
Square kilometers 0.39 square miles
Cubic meters 35.3 cubic feet
Liters 0.26 gallons
Kilograms 2.2 pounds
Metric tons 0.98 long tons
1.1 short tons
2,204 pounds
Degrees Celsius (Centigrade) 1.8 and add 32 degrees Fahrenheit

Table 2. Kuwait: Population by Nationality Selected Years, 1957-89

Census Year and Nationality Population Percentage
1957
Kuwaiti 113,622 55.0
1961
Kuwaiti 161,909 50.3
Non-Kuwaiti 159,712 49.7
Total 321,621 100.0
Non-Kuwaiti 247,280 52.1
Total 467,339 100.0
1970
Kuwaiti 347,396 47.0
Non-Kuwaiti 391,266 53.0
Total 738,662 100.0
1975
Kuwaiti 472,088 47.5
Non-Kuwaiti 522,749 52.5
Total 994,837 100.0
1980
Kuwaiti 565,613 41.7
Non-Kuwaiti 792,339 58.3
Total 1,357,952 100.0
1985
Kuwaiti 681,288 40.1
Non-Kuwaiti 1,016,013 59.9
Total 1,697,301 100.0
1989*
Kuwaiti 826,586 38.6
Non-Kuwaiti 1,316,014 61.4
Total 2,142,600 100.0

* Estimated.

Source: Based on information from Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1989, Kuwait, 1990, Tables 11 and 12, 27.

Table 3. Kuwait: Enrollment in Government Schools by Education Level, Nationality, and Gender, Academic Year 1989-90

(ten years of age and older)
Education Level Kuwaiti Non- Kuwaiti
Primary
Males 35,042 24,592
Females 34,619 24,525
Total primary 69,661 49,117
Intermediate
Males 31,601 30,325
Females 30,575 27,799
Total intermediate 62,176 58,124
Secondary
Males 21,072 28,498
Females 23,033 25,314
Total secondary 44,105 53,812

Source: Based on information from Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1990-91, Kuwait, 1992, Table 269, 324.

Table 4. Kuwait: Number of Teachers, Students and Schools, Selected Academic Years, 1962-63 to 1988-89

1962-63 1967-68 1972- 73 1977-78 1982-83 1988-89
Teachers
Males 1,551 3,342 5,734 9,673 12,052 12,286
Females 1,390 3,053 5,771 10,101 13,085 16,145
Total teachers 2,941 6,395 11,505 19,774 25,137 28,431
Students
Males 35,674 64,366 88,897 136,714 176,368 190,624
Females 23,877 47,655 71,334 116,498 158,574 182,063
Total students 59,551 112,021 160,231 253,212 334,942 372,687
Schools 140 195 273 394 519 642

Source: Based on information from Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1989, Kuwait, 1990, Table 305, 355.

Table 5. Kuwait: Government Medical Facilities and Personnel, Selected Years, 1979-88

1979 1982 1984 1986 1988
Hospitals and sanitoriums 9 15 17 16 16
Clinics 49 54 62 62 65
Dental clinics 78 114 140 169 193
Maternal care centers 15 18 21 22 23
Child care centers 24 28 32 38 42
Preventive health centers 16 23 25 28 29
School clinics 420 494 540 626 688
Physicians 1,555 2,254 2,442 2,548 2,641
Dentists 167 223 259 294 320
Nurses and assistant nurses 5,322 7,866 9,000* 8,069 8,500*
Pharmacists and assistant pharmacists 578 687 719 769 805

* Estimated.

Source: Based on information from Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1989, Kuwait, 1990, Table 339, 397.

Table 6. Kuwait: Production of Crude Oil, Selected Years, 1946-92

(in thousands of barrels)
Year Production Year Production
1946 5,900 1970 1,090,600
1950 125,700 1975 760,700
1955 402,700 1980 607,268
1960 619,100 1985 387,363
1965 861,500 1992 41,061

Source: Based on information from M.W. Khouja and P.G. Sadler, The Economy of Kuwait, London, 1979, 26; Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1989, Kuwait, 1990, Table 200, 210; and Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Annual Statistical Bulletin, 1993, Vienna, 1993, 23.

Table 7. Kuwait: Government Revenues, Fiscal Years 1985 and 1989

(in thousands of Kuwaiti dinars)*
1985 1989
Oil revenues 2,094,675 1,941,969
Taxes
Customs duties and fees 59,481 65,877
Taxes on net income and profits of non-oil companies 11,634 13,000
Taxes on real estate property transfers 1,348 2,250
Taxes and fees on goods and services and entry and registration fees 477 538
Total taxes 72,940 81,665
Service charges
Transportation and communication 67,014 89,425
Electricity and water 50,311 60,078
Housing and public utilities 10,645 10,038
Security and justice 9,091 7,733
Financial stamps revenue 6,410 14,800
Education 4,538 5,606
Health 581 720
Other 974 670
Total service charges 149,564 189,070
Miscellaneous revenues and fees 20,718 17,546
Sales of land and real estate 7,196 250
TOTAL 2,345,093 2,230,500

* For value of the Kuwaiti dinar--see Glossary.

Source: Based on information from Kuwait, Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, Annual Statistical Abstract, 1989, Kuwait, 1990, Table 257, 286.

Table 8. Kuwait: Principal Exports, 1983, 1984, and 1985*1

(in Kuwaiti dinars)2
Commodity 1983 1984 1985
Food and live animals 30,905 36,152 28,290
Mineral fuels and lubricants
Crude petroleum 1,578,171 1,920,958 n.a.
Refined petroleum products 1,259,269 1,258,690 n.a.
Gas (natural and manufactured) 100,752 77,287 77,486
Other 15 0 0
Total mineral fuels and lubricants 2,938,207 3,256,935 2,845,178
Chemicals
Manufactured fertilizers 18,352 33,237 22,258
Other 32,033 35,172 30,961
Total chemicals 50,385 68,409 53,219
Basic manufactures
Nonmetallic mineral
manufactures 36,255 18,848 10,094
Other 85,881 67,909 65,942
Total basic manufactures 122,136 86,757 76,036
Machinery and transportation equipment
Transportation equipment 95,580 80,108 78,024
Other 48,967 45,379 52,871
Total machinery and transportation equipment 144,547 125,487 130,895
Miscellaneous manufactured articles 50,157 44,301 40,234
Other 27,420 13,429 11,216
TOTAL 3,363,757 3,631,470 3,185,068

n.a.--not available.
1 Free on board. Total exports were KD2,105 million in 1986; KD2,304.4 million in 1987, of which KD666.8 million consisted of crude petroleum out of a total of KD1,925.4 million for petroleum and petroleum products; KD2,166.2 million in 1988, of which KD524.6 million consisted of crude petroleum out of a total of KD1,783.2 million for petroleum and petroleum products; and KD3,378 million in 1989. Further breakdown not available.
2 For value of the Kuwaiti dinar--see Glossary.

Source: Based on information from The Middle East and North Africa, 1993, London, 1992, 606.

Table 9. Kuwait: Principal Imports, 1986, 1987, and 1988

(in thousands of Kuwaiti dinars)2
Commodity 1986 1987 1988
Food and live animals
Live animals 46,350 37,684 42,713
Grains and grain products 34,459 33,731 32,537
Fruits and vegetables 79,139 81,659 82,181
Other 106,498 115,440 121,899
Total food and live animals 266,446 268,514 279,330
Chemicals 98,872 110,489 132,027
Basic manufactures
Paper, cardboard, and manufactures 24,382 29,904 37,051
Textile yarn and fabrics 75,150 80,642 92,126
Nonmetallic mineral manufactures 47,822 48,588 58,751
Iron and steel 87,807 52,321 81,086
Other 85,229 81,034 103,625
Total basic manufactures 320,390 292,489 372,639
Machinery and transportation equipment
Nonelectric machinery 147,844 131,750 107,714
Electric machinery and apparatus 285,230 213,108 152,873
Transportation equipment 213,408 171,036 234,140
Total machinery and transportation equipment 646,482 515,894 494,727
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Clothing (excluding footwear) 81,257 85,308 107,289
Scientific instruments and watches 43,307 40,573 43,023
Other 141,736 125,502 148,093
Total miscellaneous manufactured articles 266,300 251,383 298,405
Other 62,741 91,942 137,028
TOTAL 1,661,231 1,530,711 1,714,156

1 Cost, insurance, and freight. Total imports in 1989 were KD1,849.4 million; breakdown not available.
2 For value of the Kuwaiti dinar--see Glossary.

Source: Based on information from The Middle East and North Africa, 1993, London, 1992, 605.

Table 10. Kuwait: Major Trading Partners, 1990 and 1991

(in percentages)
Country 19901 19912
Exports
Britain n.a. 11.1
Egypt n.a. 10.0
France n.a. 16.1
India 3.4 n.a.
Italy n.a. 14.9
Japan 20.6 12.3
Netherlands 13.0 n.a.
Pakistan 5.3 7.6
Singapore 5.5 n.a.
Spain n.a. 5.0
United States 7.5 7.9
Imports
Britain 8.5 8.8
Canada n.a. 8.7
France n.a. 3.1
Germany 9.13 7.8
Italy 6.2 n.a.
Japan 11.6 12.4
Saudi Arabia 4.1 n.a.
South Korea n.a. 3.5
United States 11.1 34.8

n.a.--not available.
1 Figures based on partners' trade data to August 2, 1990, invasion.
2 Figures based on partners' trade data.
3 West Germany.

Source: Based on information from Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Report: Kuwait[London], No. 1, 1992, 3; and Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Report: Kuwait[London], No. 1, 1993, 3.

Table 11. Kuwait: Balance of Payments, 1987, 1988, and 1989

(in millions of United States dollars)
1987 1988 1989
Merchandise exports, f.o.b.2 8,221 7,709 11,383
Merchandise imports, f.o.b. - 4,945 -6,064 - 5,746
Trade balance 3,276 1,645 5,637
Exports of services 1,030 1,158 1,328
Imports of services -4,073 -4,204 -4,228
Other income received 5,867 7,626 8,840
Other income paid -470 -487 -756
Private unrequited transfers (net) - 1,102 -1,179 - 1,287
Official unrequited transfers (net) - 158 -140 -211
Current account balance 4,371 4,419 9,323
Direct investment (net) -115 -254 -507
Portfolio investment (net) 219 -487 -330
Other capital (net) -4,913 -6,028 -6,859
Capital account balance -4,809 -6,769 -7,696
Net errors and omissions -1,409 355 -372
Overall balance -1,847 -1,996 1,255

1 Figures may not compute to balances because of rounding.
2 f.o.b.--free on board.

Source: Based on information from The Middle East and North Africa, 1993, London, 1992, 605.

Table 12. Kuwait: Government Budget, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991

(in millions of Kuwaiti dinars)
1990 1991
Revenues
Oil 2,109 700
Non-oil 296 170
Total revenues 2,405 870
Expenditures
Education 491 456
Electricity and water 486 245
Defense 450 2,641
Social security 410 816
Health 245 187
Security and justice 237 196
Public utilities 233 217
Administrative services 202 237
Land purchase 150 100
Housing 104 68
Communications 90 54
Foreign obligations 83 108
Information 69 57
Financial services 68 71
Fisheries 64 45
Transportation 24 17
Religious affairs 21 15
Mining and exploration 16 24
Trade and industry 9 8
Unspecified 182 525
Total expenditures 3,634 6,087
Reserve Fund for Future Generations 240 87
TOTAL 1,469 5,304

* For value of the Kuwaiti dinar--see Glossary.

Source: Based on information from Middle East Economic Digest[London], 36, No. 3, January 17, 1992, 15.

 

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