๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Migration to & from Kuwait

Historic Net Migration for Kuwait (1950-2024)

Kuwait has seen an increase in net migrations since the 1950's.

Year Net Migration Overall Population +/-
1950 0 3,949
1951 0 4,104
1952 0 4,343
1953 0 4,560
1954 0 4,751
1955 14,998 19,976
1956 14,998 21,163
1957 10,000 17,330
1958 19,578 27,775
1959 20,357 29,601
1960 21,767 32,200
1961 24,618 36,363
1962 27,413 40,625
1963 28,891 43,982
1964 29,541 46,525
1965 30,575 49,660
1966 32,383 53,587
1967 34,180 57,971
1968 35,399 61,778
1969 33,145 62,077
1970 26,616 57,406
1971 22,182 54,490
1972 21,986 55,613
1973 22,835 57,869
1974 25,395 61,930
1975 30,911 69,215
1976 36,049 76,369
1977 38,225 80,500
1978 39,158 83,198
1979 37,375 83,186
1980 32,491 80,022
1981 29,606 78,291
1982 30,433 81,498
1983 31,756 84,716
1984 17,021 71,200
1985 25,773 78,778
1986 27,190 79,459
1987 31,242 81,308
1988 31,455 80,044
1989 34,644 81,676
1990 -1,196,051 -1,151,827
1991 460,628 480,952
1992 52,620 81,314
1993 -44,820 -15,291
1994 -42,817 -9,786
1995 1,693 38,017
1996 20,602 58,175
1997 20,792 58,127
1998 20,819 58,025
1999 20,438 57,740
2000 19,193 57,209
2001 17,088 56,336
2002 14,550 55,044
2003 11,232 53,240
2004 7,427 50,709
2005 68,878 113,135
2006 96,486 142,878
2007 94,844 143,842
2008 93,141 144,481
2009 90,945 144,758
2010 94,736 150,855
2011 191,544 250,081
2012 191,164 251,596
2013 190,228 252,114
2014 -84,910 -21,983
2015 259,113 316,302
2016 -90,785 -37,618
2017 140,685 191,257
2018 144,967 193,305
2019 9,088 54,523
2020 -254,177 -215,833
2021 -36,843 -4,828
2022 11,999 42,346
2023 11,999 40,123
2024 11,999 38,422

How is Net Migrations calculated?

The difference between immigrants and emigrants makes up the net migrations of a country. If the net migration numbers for the year are positive and indicated above with green coloring. Then more people immigrated than emigrated to Kuwait for that year, equal to the number displayed.

Future Net Migration for Kuwait (2024-2100)

Kuwait will see a decrease of net migrations by the year 2100.

Year Net Migration Overall Population +/-
2024 11,999 38,422
2025 11,999 37,036
2026 11,999 36,199
2027 11,999 35,400
2028 11,999 35,013
2029 11,999 34,917
2030 11,999 34,829
2031 11,999 35,223
2032 11,999 35,613
2033 11,999 36,188
2034 11,999 36,746
2035 11,999 37,145
2036 11,999 37,523
2037 11,999 37,667
2038 11,999 37,235
2039 11,999 36,654
2040 11,999 35,527
2041 11,999 34,036
2042 11,999 32,183
2043 11,999 29,622
2044 11,999 26,644
2045 11,999 23,629
2046 11,999 20,228
2047 11,999 16,700
2048 11,999 12,907
2049 11,999 9,203
2050 11,999 5,512
2051 11,999 2,094
2052 11,999 -1,240
2053 11,999 -4,365
2054 11,999 -7,223
2055 11,999 -9,685
2056 11,999 -12,006
2057 11,999 -13,960
2058 11,999 -15,418
2059 11,999 -16,622
2060 11,999 -17,682
2061 11,999 -18,338
2062 11,999 -18,729
2063 11,999 -18,916
2064 11,999 -18,502
2065 11,999 -18,189
2066 11,999 -17,525
2067 11,999 -17,053
2068 11,999 -16,235
2069 11,999 -15,201
2070 11,999 -14,393
2071 11,999 -13,348
2072 11,999 -12,329
2073 11,999 -11,083
2074 11,999 -9,908
2075 11,999 -8,920
2076 11,999 -7,676
2077 11,999 -6,390
2078 11,999 -4,980
2079 11,999 -3,448
2080 11,999 -2,143
2081 11,999 -813
2082 11,999 573
2083 11,999 1,907
2084 11,999 3,211
2085 11,999 4,195
2086 11,999 5,155
2087 11,999 5,923
2088 11,999 6,534
2089 11,999 6,888
2090 11,999 7,169
2091 11,999 7,233
2092 11,999 7,235
2093 11,999 6,644
2094 11,999 6,173
2095 11,999 5,461
2096 11,999 4,732
2097 11,999 3,730
2098 11,999 2,787
2099 11,999 1,892
2100 11,999 841

Why is the chart for future net migrations mostly flat?

Predicting and projecting future movements of population is extremely hard. Especially, the further you move into the future. Thus, the scientist and data collectors of the United Nations tend to add a flat number when reasonable projections can't be made.

Causes of Migration

Causes of Immigration to Kuwait

Causes of Emigration from Kuwait

Common Questions

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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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