Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Gambia

Region: West Africa
Currency: Gambian Dalasi (GMD)
Population: 2.1 million
Capital: Banjul
Ministry website: www.dosfea.gm
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2004 GMD[billions]) 21.86 22.91 23.12 24.11 24.71
GDP (current GMD[billions]) 29.19 32.32 34.77 38.58 42.27
GDP growth (%) 5.6 4.79 0.9 4.3 2.46
GDP per capita (constant 2004 GMD) 12,098.77 12,272.26 11,988.9 12,110.48 12,012.81
GDP per capita (current GMD) 16,153.44 17,314.66 18,034.24 19,378.37 20,555.84
Inflation (CPI) (%) 4.65 5.24 6.26 6.81 7.23
General government revenue (% of GDP) 25.34 18.54 22.2 21.61 19.74
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 29.72 27.08 28.06 30.28 29.91
Budget balance (% of GDP) -4.38 -8.54 -5.86 -8.67 -10.17
Primary balance (% of GDP) -0.68 -4.5 -0.41 -1.42 -2.45
General government debt (% of GDP) 76.96 83.31 105.05 110.21 116.11