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The Gambia

CABRI member since: 2014
Region: West Africa
Currency: Gambian Dalasi (GMD)
Population: 2.0 million
Capital: Banjul
Ministry website: www.dosfea.gm
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current GMD[billions]) 26.47 29.19 32.32 34.38 38.21
GDP (%) 20.7 21.86 22.91 22.86 23.86
GDP growth (%) -4.3 5.6 4.79 -0.22 4.38
GDP per capita (current GMD) 11,657.2 11,979.31 12,215.79 11,861.61 12,048.05
GDP per capita (%) 14,900.48 15,993.94 17,232.59 17,838.62 19,292.27
Inflation (CPI) (%) 4.8 4.65 5.22 6.25 6.81
General government revenue (% of GDP) 21.23 25.34 18.54 22.45 21.71
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 25.96 29.72 27.08 32.46 28.19
Budget balance (% of GDP) -4.73 -4.38 -8.54 -10 -6.48
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.07 -0.68 -4.5 -4.49 0.84
General government debt (% of GDP) 77.27 76.96 83.32 101.14 91.62