Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Central African Republic

CABRI member since: 2010
Region: Central Africa
Currency: CFA Franc (XAF)
Population: 4.9 million
Capital: Bangui
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2005 XAF[billions]) 889.37 562.97 568.83 596.13 623.14
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 1,107.69 750.23 841.94 936.72 1,041.4
GDP growth (%) 4.11 -36.7 1.04 4.8 4.53
GDP per capita (constant 2005 XAF) 196,666.28 122,095.1 120,991.91 124,360.44 127,494.94
GDP per capita (current XAF) 244,944.5 162,707.69 179,084.36 195,412.98 213,070.06
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.87 6.55 11.6 4.5 4.62
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.36 8.39 15.71 14.32 14.13
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 16.37 14.92 12.74 14.95 12.39
Budget balance (% of GDP) 0 -6.54 2.97 -0.63 1.74
Primary balance (% of GDP) 0.72 -5.88 3.63 -0.05 2.3
General government debt (% of GDP) 23.52 38.53 51.15 48.5 42.52