Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Tanzania

Region: East Africa
Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Population: 48.6 million
Capital: Dodoma
Ministry website: www.mof.go.tz
Fiscal year: July-June
Regional Economic Community: EAC

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2007 TZS[billions]) 35,936.46 38,546.55 41,231.36 44,100.81 47,002.19
GDP (current TZS[billions]) 61,434.21 70,953.23 79,718.42 90,863.68 102,723.97
GDP growth (%) 5.14 7.26 6.97 6.96 6.58
GDP per capita (constant 2007 TZS) 799,851.34 841,122.57 882,066.55 924,953.78 966,476.66
GDP per capita (current TZS) 1,367,364.49 1,548,267.42 1,705,423.76 1,905,740.67 2,112,248.89
Inflation (CPI) (%) 16 7.87 6.13 5.59 5.17
General government revenue (% of GDP) 15.67 15.46 14.9 14.52 15.88
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 19.78 19.38 17.91 17.81 19.64
Budget balance (% of GDP) -4.12 -3.92 -3.02 -3.29 -3.76
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.14 -2.69 -1.61 -1.78 -2.15
General government debt (% of GDP) 29.15 30.9 33.8 36.94 39.01