Land Area: 17,820 sqkm
Per Capita GNP: $19,020
Under 5 Mortality Rate: 12 (per thousand)
Adult Literacy: 95%(M); 83%(F)
Fertility Rate: 2.8
Life Expectancy: 75(M); 79(F)
Urbanization Rate: 98%
Unemployment Rate: 1.8% (1996)
Major Language: Arabic
Major Religion: Islam
Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook
State of Kuwait Official
Website (in Arabic)
The Kuwait Information Office in Washington D.C.
A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Kuwait, including the economy, history,
culture, society, etc.
CIA World Factbook
This site contains detailed information the country's population,
political system, natural resources, etc.
A concise history of Kuwait.
Kuwait online English newspaper.
Fact and figures about Kuwait for tourists.
Links compiled by U of Texas.