Kuwait Basic Facts  

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  KUWAIT

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Population 2002............................................. 2,111,561
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$). $21,600
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)...30.9
Unemployment.....................................................................2.2%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 4.7
Labor force (%) ....... 3.5

Total Area...................................................................6,880 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 97
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 76
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 12
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................11
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................20