Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Egypt

Region: North Africa
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
Population: 90.2 million
Capital: Cairo
Ministry website: www.mof.gov.eg, www.mop.gov.eg
Fiscal year: July - June
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2011/12 EGP[billions]) 1,656.6 1,711.3 1,761.2 1,838.2 1,917.2
GDP (current EGP[billions]) 1,674.7 1,860.4 2,130 2,443.9 2,708.3
GDP growth (%) 2.23 3.3 2.92 4.37 4.3
GDP per capita (constant 2011/12 EGP) 20,104.37 20,204.25 20,313.73 20,653.93 21,254.99
GDP per capita (current EGP) 20,324.03 21,964.58 24,567.47 27,459.55 30,025.5
Inflation (CPI) (%) 8.65 6.91 10.1 10.99 10.2
General government revenue (% of GDP) 20.83 21.69 23.43 21.82 20.86
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 30.73 34.97 36.18 33.26 32.87
Budget balance (% of GDP) -9.89 -13.27 -12.75 -11.44 -12.01
Primary balance (% of GDP) -4.83 -6.26 -5.71 -4.69 -4.19
General government debt (% of GDP) 73.8 84.02 85.13 88.46 97.07

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