Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

South Sudan

Region: East Africa
Currency: South Sudanese pound (SSP)
Population: 12.5 million
Capital: Juba
Ministry website: grss-mof.org
Fiscal year: July - June
Regional Economic Community: IGAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2010 SSP[billions]) 15.46 20 20.58 20.54 17.7
GDP (current SSP[billions]) 33.24 44.07 44.54 44.6 146.79
GDP growth (%) -52.43 29.33 2.92 -0.17 -13.83
GDP per capita (constant 2010 SSP) 1,488.69 1,837.57 1,807.74 1,727.45 1,416.24
GDP per capita (current SSP) 3,200.15 4,050.14 3,912.73 3,750.2 11,743.84
Inflation (CPI) (%) 45.08 -0.04 1.66 52.81 379.85
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.81 21.88 27.16 20.99 30.52
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 31.62 24.8 34.13 39.38 50.31
Budget balance (% of GDP) -14.81 -2.93 -6.97 -18.39 -19.8
Primary balance (% of GDP) -14.81 -2.88 -6.28 -17.49 -19.51
General government debt (% of GDP) 8.91 17.6 34.81 65.66 32.97