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Cameroon

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 23.7 million
Capital: Yaounde
Ministry website: www.minfi.gov.cm, www.minepat.gov.cm
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2000 XAF[billions]) 9,974.29 10,528.1 11,151.99 11,794.99 12,319.06
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 13,514.69 14,607 15,845.87 16,807.04 17,386.42
GDP growth (%) 4.6 5.55 5.93 5.77 4.44
GDP per capita (constant 2000 XAF) 464,836.64 478,679.1 494,678.58 510,439.68 520,116.28
GDP per capita (current XAF) 629,831.41 664,133.66 702,888.82 727,341 734,062.54
Inflation (CPI) (%) 2.38 2.05 1.85 2.68 0.87
General government revenue (% of GDP) 17.95 17.95 18.11 17.9 16.62
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 19.54 21.91 22.75 20.62 21.33
Budget balance (% of GDP) -1.59 -3.95 -4.64 -2.72 -4.7
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.21 -3.55 -4.2 -2.3 -3.57
General government debt (% of GDP) 15.43 19.03 26.18 27.12 32.82

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