Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Sao Tome and Principe

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Sao Tome and Principe dobra (STD)
Population: 0.21 million
Capital: Sao Tome
Ministry website: www.min-financas.st
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2000 STD[billions]) 1,019.44 1,063.3 1,107.16 1,151.02 1,197.06
GDP (current STD[billions]) 4,815.93 5,588.96 6,434.87 7,018.11 7,761.43
GDP growth (%) 4.5 4.3 4.13 3.96 4
GDP per capita (constant 2000 STD) 5,419,745.49 5,509,538.62 5,595,059.11 5,676,175.7 5,763,970.57
GDP per capita (current STD) 25,603,302.37 28,959,397.11 32,518,706.32 34,609,324.22 37,372,055.51
Inflation (CPI) (%) 10.64 8.11 6.99 5.26 5.43
General government revenue (% of GDP) 34.99 33.45 25.15 28.01 28.05
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 46.21 31.55 30.46 34.27 30.89
Budget balance (% of GDP) -11.22 1.9 -5.31 -6.26 -2.84
Primary balance (% of GDP) -10.6 2.4 -4.64 -5.5 -2.4
General government debt (% of GDP) 81.04 71.14 66.18 82.24 92.78