Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Tanzania

Region: East Africa
Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Population: 54.3 million
Capital: Dodoma
Finance minister: Dr. Philip Mpango
Ministry website: www.mof.go.tz
Fiscal year: July-June
Regional Economic Community: EAC

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current TZS[billions]) 52,762.58 61,434.21 70,953.23 79,442.5 89,411.06
GDP (%) 34,179.3 35,936.46 38,546.55 41,231.36 44,104.31
GDP growth (%) 7.91 5.14 7.26 6.97 6.97
GDP per capita (current TZS) 778,919.6 799,851.34 841,122.57 882,066.54 925,027.26
GDP per capita (%) 1,202,418.2 1,367,364.49 1,548,267.42 1,699,521.05 1,875,273.99
Inflation (CPI) (%) 12.69 16 7.87 6.13 5.59
General government revenue (% of GDP) 15.58 15.67 15.46 14.95 15.13
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 19.15 19.78 19.38 17.98 18.82
Budget balance (% of GDP) -3.56 -4.12 -3.92 -3.03 -3.69
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.82 -3.14 -2.69 -1.62 -2.05
General government debt (% of GDP) 27.84 29.15 30.9 35.24 40.55