Residence permits by country of citizenship of holder (Kuwait) (2009; 2011; 2012) (some nationalities)
|Country of citizenship||2.009||2011||2012|
|Total Arab nationalities||697.012||733.113||740.045|
|TOTAL ALL NATIONALITIES||2.077.946||2.203.557||2.299.691|
Source: Ministry of Interior
Residency procedures do not apply to GCC nationals.
The bidoun, a stateless population, are not included in the residency documents holders.
The table refers to all types of residency permits, i.e. granted under articles 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 of the immigration regulations.
Data presented in the table are stock data: all the non-national residents holding a residence permit on December 31st, the given year. The table excludes the Bidoun, the non-Kuwaiti GCC citizens and those in irregular situation.
2. Institution which provides data
Ministry of Interior
3. Period of data coverage
December 31st, 2011
4. Data availability
a- 2009′ data is published in MoI’ 2009 Statistical Yearbook, in Chapter “Immigration statistics”, available online at: http://www.moi.gov.kw/portal/varabic/statistics/stats.htm
Last date of access: September 3rd, 2013.
b- 2011′ data is tabulated in MoI’ 2011 Statistical Yearbook, in Chapter “Immigration statistics” (not available online). The volume may be directly obtained from MoI.
c- 2012 data is unpublished as of September 2013 and has been obtained from MoI.