Key Indicators
Income Group High-income
Regional Group Arab States
Population (Total) 4,270,563
GDP (current US$, millions) 203,786
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 41,735

Performance Overview

ISO3

KWT

Country

Kuwait

Score

54.61

Rank

55

Technology

47.04

People

51.36

Governance

55.93

Impact

64.10

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 47.04
SCORERANK

Access

68.38 56

1. Mobile tariffs

58.6866

2. Handset prices

77.5522

3. Households with internet access

99.605

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

68.62107

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

100.001

6. International internet bandwidth

5.8236

7. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

33.53 76

1. GitHub commits

1.4089

2. Wikipedia edits

45.7173

3. Internet domain registrations

4.2561

4. Mobile apps development

79.9155

5. AI scientific publications

36.3974

Future technologies

39.21 44

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

42.9576

2. Investment in emerging technologies

42.5757

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

32.1126
Pillar: People 51.36
SCORERANK

Individuals

77.92 10

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

73.3078

2. ICT skills

83.178

3. Use of virtual social networks

99.792

4. Tertiary enrollment

38.3653

5. Adult literacy rate

94.9640

Business

34.24 79

1. Firms with website

n/an/a

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

1.1394

3. Professionals

24.8767

4. Technicians and associate professionals

31.8266

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

79.1355

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

41.92 70

1. Government online services

83.6431

2. Publication and use of open data

n/an/a

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

38.6361

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

3.50104
Pillar: Governance 55.93
SCORERANK

Trust

45.66 64

1. Secure internet servers

48.0975

2. Cybersecurity

74.6372

3. Online access to financial account

34.0254

4. Internet shopping

25.8950

Regulation

60.52 78

1. Regulatory quality

42.8966

2. ICT regulatory environment

71.7688

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

38.6471

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

49.3099

Inclusion

61.60 67

1. E-Participation

90.1318

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

73.6045

3. Availability of local online content

68.4847

4. Gender gap in Internet use

68.2824

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

7.53120
Pillar: Impact 64.10
SCORERANK

Economy

39.45 58

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

29.1351

2. High-tech exports

6.4098

3. PCT patent applications

29.0772

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

52.6284

5. Prevalence of gig economy

55.9345

6. ICT services exports

63.536

Quality of life

77.46 33

1. Happiness

62.3049

2. Freedom to make life choices

83.5146

3. Income inequality

n/an/a

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

86.5829

SDG Contribution

75.38 33

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

78.6939

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

n/an/a

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

68.8588

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

78.6073

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