Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Ethiopia

Region: East Africa
Currency: Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
Population: 99.4 million
Capital: Addis Ababa
Finance minister: Abdulaziz Mohammed
Ministry website: www.mofed.gov.et
Fiscal year: July-June
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current ETB[billions]) 515.08 747.33 866.92 1,060.81 1,236.68
GDP (%) 475.65 517.03 568.43 627.07 691.03
GDP growth (%) 11.39 8.7 9.94 10.32 10.2
GDP per capita (current ETB) 5,646.45 6,041.01 6,537.05 7,097.77 7,698.56
GDP per capita (%) 6,114.54 8,731.87 9,969.71 12,007.4 13,777.56
Inflation (CPI) (%) 33.23 24.13 8.07 7.4 10.11
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.62 15.48 15.83 14.9 16.14
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 18.23 16.65 17.76 17.48 18.64
Budget balance (% of GDP) -1.61 -1.17 -1.93 -2.58 -2.5
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.24 -0.87 -1.59 -2.23 -2.07
General government debt (% of GDP) 38.19 32.76 36.88 40.69 48.62