Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Niger

Region: West Africa
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Population: 18.2 million
Capital: Niamey
Ministry website: Ministry of Finance Website
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2000 XOF[billions]) 2,287.72 2,408.25 2,578.03 2,669.45 2,792.13
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 3,544.19 3,788.28 4,076.6 4,241.52 4,432.71
GDP growth (%) 11.85 5.27 7.05 3.55 4.6
GDP per capita (constant 2000 XOF) 142,074.6 145,062.74 150,620.25 151,272.25 153,466.8
GDP per capita (current XOF) 220,105.06 228,189.87 238,174.2 240,358.49 243,639.54
Inflation (CPI) (%) 0.47 2.29 -0.94 1.01 1.1
General government revenue (% of GDP) 21.43 24.64 22.97 23.61 19.99
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 22.55 27.2 31 32.72 26.53
Budget balance (% of GDP) -1.12 -2.56 -8.03 -9.11 -6.54
Primary balance (% of GDP) -0.81 -2.26 -7.64 -8.48 -5.65
General government debt (% of GDP) 26.87 26.26 31.92 41.3 45.94