Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Gabon

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 1.9 million
Capital: Libreville
Ministry website: www.budget.gouv.ga, www.economie.gouv.ga
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2001 XAF[billions]) 4,671.08 4,928.79 5,147.39 5,347.05 5,468.06
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 8,766.49 8,690.52 8,988.33 8,494.96 8,459.58
GDP growth (%) 5.25 5.52 4.44 3.88 2.26
GDP per capita (constant 2001 XAF) 2,692,436.15 2,734,071.18 2,814,596.85 2,882,516.52 2,906,647.44
GDP per capita (current XAF) 5,053,048.96 4,820,759.12 4,914,820.99 4,579,507.82 4,496,845.3
Inflation (CPI) (%) 2.68 0.48 4.51 -0.14 2.09
General government revenue (% of GDP) 30.15 31.61 29.74 21.16 17.09
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 23.95 34.68 23.76 22.39 21.72
Budget balance (% of GDP) 6.2 -3.07 5.98 -1.24 -4.63
Primary balance (% of GDP) 7.27 -1.51 7.6 0.79 -2.34
General government debt (% of GDP) 20.38 29.87 33.03 41.36 61.97