Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Guinea-Bissau

Region: West Africa
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Population: 1.7 million
Capital: Bissau
Ministry website: www.mef-gb.com
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2005 XOF[billions]) 387.67 400.3 404.16 424.82 446.91
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 505.08 516.66 520.87 615.48 684.46
GDP growth (%) -1.71 3.26 0.97 5.11 5.2
GDP per capita (constant 2005 XOF) 254,183.93 256,810.52 253,705.98 260,933.95 268,593.46
GDP per capita (current XOF) 331,161.65 331,464.68 326,972.28 378,046.38 411,364.87
Inflation (CPI) (%) 2.06 0.78 -1.03 1.48 1.5
General government revenue (% of GDP) 11.51 11.4 22.09 20.3 16.4
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 13.76 13.17 23.58 22.08 20.07
Budget balance (% of GDP) -2.25 -1.78 -1.5 -1.78 -3.68
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.23 -1.7 -0.98 -1.03 -2.76
General government debt (% of GDP) 52.44 52.56 53.27 46.76 46.31