Kuwait has a population of 3.4 million people, and a land mass of 17 000 km2. Life expectancy is 74 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 29040, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP fell in 2017 with -2.9%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 120.1 billion.
Kuwait is ranked at place 97 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Kuwait is ranked at place 85, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Kuwait in 2017 were NOK 198 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Kuwait at a value of 21 million.