Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Niger

Region: West Africa
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Population: 17.6 million
Capital: Niamey
Ministry website: Ministry of Finance Website
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 3,024.27 3,544.19 3,788.28 4,076.6 4,227.14
GDP (%) 2,045.35 2,287.72 2,408.25 2,578.03 2,681.16
GDP growth (%) 2.21 11.85 5.27 7.05 4
GDP per capita (current XOF) 130,960.35 142,074.6 145,062.74 150,620.25 151,935.7
GDP per capita (%) 193,638.97 220,105.06 228,189.87 238,174.2 239,543.48
Inflation (CPI) (%) 2.94 0.47 2.29 -0.94 1.01
General government revenue (% of GDP) 17.93 21.43 24.64 22.97 23.65
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 19.41 22.55 27.2 31 31.07
Budget balance (% of GDP) -1.48 -1.12 -2.56 -8.03 -7.43
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.14 -0.81 -2.26 -7.64 -6.77
General government debt (% of GDP) 27.81 26.76 27.22 32.92 43.54