Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Democratic Republic of Congo

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Congolese Franc (CDF)
Population: 81.7 million
Capital: Kinshasa
Ministry website: www.minfinrdc.com
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current CDF[billions]) 22,598.15 25,343.52 30,051.18 33,224.28 36,028.07
GDP (%) 7,936.35 8,498.84 9,219.71 10,065.14 10,844.73
GDP growth (%) 6.87 7.09 8.48 9.17 7.75
GDP per capita (current CDF) 109,359.01 113,698.94 119,750.32 126,923.55 132,771.15
GDP per capita (%) 311,391.52 339,049.92 390,320.23 418,965.16 441,088.82
Inflation (CPI) (%) 15.54 2.13 0.81 1 1.05
General government revenue (% of GDP) 15.22 17.24 15.27 14.59 16.1
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 15.68 15.43 12.25 13.26 14.19
Budget balance (% of GDP) -0.46 1.81 3.02 1.33 1.91
Primary balance (% of GDP) 1.26 3.25 4.21 2.3 2.79
General government debt (% of GDP) 26.25 23.17 19.12 16.8 18.81