Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Mauritania

Region: North Africa
Currency: Mauritanian ouguiya (MRO)
Population: 3.8 million
Capital: Nouakchott
Ministry website: www.finances.gov.mr
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2004 MRO[billions]) 751.2 796.95 841.41 849.14 862.06
GDP (current MRO[billions]) 1,551.7 1,695.79 1,626.48 1,568.99 1,657
GDP growth (%) 5.8 6.09 5.58 0.92 1.52
GDP per capita (constant 2004 MRO) 217,514.92 225,293.21 232,345 229,129.51 227,246.92
GDP per capita (current MRO) 449,306.48 479,393.72 449,130.94 423,371.88 436,797.89
Inflation (CPI) (%) 4.9 4.13 3.77 0.49 1.47
General government revenue (% of GDP) 30.01 24.92 26.07 29.33 28.06
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 27.71 25.75 29.46 32.74 28.12
Budget balance (% of GDP) 2.3 -0.83 -3.39 -3.41 -0.06
Primary balance (% of GDP) 3.11 0.09 -2.42 -2.27 0.99
General government debt (% of GDP) 73.53 70.58 80.36 98.36 99.61

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