Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Sao Tome and Principe

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Sao Tome and Principe dobra (STD)
Population: 0.20 million
Capital: Sao Tome
Ministry website: www.min-financas.st
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current STD[billions]) 4,469.42 4,952.25 5,588.79 6,242.23 7,028.29
GDP (%) 975.58 1,019.44 1,060.22 1,107.93 1,152.25
GDP growth (%) 4.76 4.5 4 4.5 4
GDP per capita (current STD) 5,325,909.85 5,419,745.49 5,493,572.41 5,598,947.68 5,682,229.62
GDP per capita (%) 24,399,432.1 26,328,038.19 28,958,494.42 31,545,203.15 34,659,524.94
Inflation (CPI) (%) 14.32 10.64 8.11 6.99 5.26
General government revenue (% of GDP) 36.49 34.03 33.45 25.93 28.41
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 48 44.94 31.55 31.4 35.24
Budget balance (% of GDP) -11.51 -10.91 1.9 -5.48 -6.83
Primary balance (% of GDP) -10.98 -10.31 2.4 -4.78 -6.32
General government debt (% of GDP) 71.74 78.29 71.32 68.91 82.49