Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Namibia

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Namibian Dollar (NAD)
Population: 2.2 million
Capital: Windhoek
Finance minister: Calle Schlettwein
Ministry website: www.mof.gov.na
Fiscal year: April - March
Regional Economic Community: SADC

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current NAD[billions]) 90.11 106.87 123.15 141.03 163.64
GDP (%) 42.3 44.44 46.97 49.96 52.21
GDP growth (%) 5.09 5.06 5.68 6.37 4.5
GDP per capita (current NAD) 20,019.15 20,742.77 21,618.16 22,678.13 23,503.43
GDP per capita (%) 42,644.28 49,877.56 56,683.12 64,018.6 73,669.47
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.01 6.72 5.6 5.35 3.4
General government revenue (% of GDP) 31.39 32.68 32.94 35.4 33.68
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 38.37 35.04 36.53 39.37 39.57
Budget balance (% of GDP) -6.98 -2.36 -3.59 -3.97 -5.89
Primary balance (% of GDP) -5.82 -0.96 -2.19 -2.61 -4.18
General government debt (% of GDP) 24.33 24.55 24.19 25 27.16