Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Gabon

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 1.9 million
Capital: Libreville
Ministry website: Ministry of Finance Website
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 8,581.58 8,766.49 8,690.52 8,988.33 8,483.1
GDP (%) 4,438.04 4,671.08 4,934.46 5,147.37 5,353.93
GDP growth (%) 7.09 5.25 5.64 4.32 4.01
GDP per capita (current XAF) 2,655,316.03 2,692,436.15 2,737,217.31 2,814,586.9 2,886,225.18
GDP per capita (%) 5,134,433.56 5,053,048.96 4,820,759.12 4,914,820.99 4,573,115.72
Inflation (CPI) (%) 1.26 2.68 0.48 4.51 0.1
General government revenue (% of GDP) 28.97 30.09 30.17 26.13 21.35
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 26.51 28.49 28.4 23.46 23.69
Budget balance (% of GDP) 2.46 1.6 1.77 2.68 -2.34
Primary balance (% of GDP) 3.38 2.59 3.52 3.91 -0.86
General government debt (% of GDP) 17.85 19.7 29.24 32.16 43.92