Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Burundi

Region: East Africa
Currency: Burundi franc (BIF)
Population: 9.6 million
Capital: Bujumbura
Ministry website: www.finances.gov.bi
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2005 BIF[billions]) 1,638.42 1,735.82 1,813.83 1,742.07 1,723.92
GDP (current BIF[billions]) 3,365.81 3,997.32 4,538.22 4,723.46 5,192.32
GDP growth (%) 4.45 5.94 4.49 -3.96 -1.04
GDP per capita (constant 2005 BIF) 186,720.62 193,183.81 197,134.75 184,898.18 178,683.19
GDP per capita (current BIF) 383,580.6 444,872.59 493,233.7 501,333.78 538,181.22
Inflation (CPI) (%) 18.18 7.94 4.42 5.55 5.53
General government revenue (% of GDP) 33.75 31.35 28.14 21.87 14.97
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 37.54 33.16 31.78 27.18 21.16
Budget balance (% of GDP) -3.79 -1.81 -3.63 -5.31 -6.2
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.99 -1.07 -2.89 -4.45 -5.1
General government debt (% of GDP) 41.43 36.11 35.7 46.01 47.16