Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Guinea-Bissau

Region: West Africa
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Population: 1.8 million
Capital: Bissau
Ministry website: www.mef-gb.com
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 521.65 508.27 507.21 548.31 625.07
GDP (%) 397.88 390.72 393.93 403.94 423.31
GDP growth (%) 9.36 -1.8 0.82 2.54 4.8
GDP per capita (current XOF) 244,962.85 235,202.88 231,852.93 232,451.59 238,178.49
GDP per capita (%) 321,166.12 305,964.46 298,529.8 315,534.32 351,700.18
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.06 2.06 0.78 -1.03 1.52
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.68 11.44 11.61 20.98 18.64
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 17.48 13.68 13.42 22.4 25.48
Budget balance (% of GDP) -0.8 -2.24 -1.81 -1.42 -6.84
Primary balance (% of GDP) -0.68 -2.21 -1.73 -0.93 -6.08
General government debt (% of GDP) 49.47 52.14 53.56 55.03 57.73