2014

9.5

MILLION
 Students in GCC
2014

$1.6

TRILLION
 GDP in GCC
2014

$861

BILLION
 Exports from GCC
2014

$476

BILLION
 Imports into GCC

Price change for consumer goods and services (excluding housing)[1] in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries increased slightly by 0.2%, according to figures released today by GCC-Stat, the Statistical Center for the Cooperation Council of the Arab Countries of the Gulf.

Consumer prices rose by 0.2% in March 2017 and by 1.4 % over the preceding 12 months.

The most significant price rises during March 2017 were in Transport 1.5%, Tobacco, Recreation and Restaurants & Hotel 0.1% each. Offsetting these were falls in Furnishings -0.3%, Food and beverages -0.2% and Miscellaneous -0.1%.

GCC Countries Profiles


  • United Arab Emirates

    Capital City: Abu Dhabi

    Population: 8,264,070

    Total Area (km²): 71,024

    GDP (USD): 399,451.4 Mn.

    Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham

  • Kingdom of Bahrain

    Capital City: Manama

    Population: 1,314,562

    Total Area (km²): 770

    GDP (USD): 33,849.9 Mn.

    Currency: Bahraini Dinar

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Capital City: Riyadh

    Population: 30,770,375

    Total Area (km²): 2,000,000

    GDP (USD): 746,248.4 Mn.

    Currency: Saudi Riyal

  • Sultanate of Oman

    Capital City: Muscat

    Population: 3,992,839

    Total Area (km²): 309,500

    GDP (USD): 81,796.9 Mn.

    Currency: Omani Riyal

  • State of Qatar

    Capital City: Doha

    Population: 2,216,180

    Total Area (km²): 11,607

    GDP (USD): 210,109.0 Mn.

    Currency: Qatari Riyal

  • State of Kuwait

    Capital City: Kuwait

    Population: 3,588,092

    Total Area (km²): 17,818

    GDP (USD): 163,675.6 Mn.

    Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar

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