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Cameroon

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 23.7 million
Capital: Yaounde
Ministry website: www.minfi.gov.cm
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
GDP (constant 2000 XAF[billions]) 13,651.37 14,422.87 15,093.31 15,628.99 16,263.91
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 17,276.47 18,285.38 19,344.84 20,328.36 21,492.53
GDP growth (%) 5.88 5.65 4.65 3.55 4.06
GDP per capita (constant 2000 XAF) 605,545.4 624,163.49 637,246.46 643,768.67 653,582.14
GDP per capita (current XAF) 766,347.22 791,317.5 816,747.79 837,339.18 863,699.68
Inflation (CPI) (%) 1.85 2.7 0.87 0.64 1.07
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.61 16.48 14.82 14.95 16.06
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 20.86 20.9 20.91 19.83 18.55
Budget balance (% of GDP) -4.25 -4.42 -6.09 -4.87 -2.49
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.85 -4.04 -5.34 -4.02 -1.56
General government debt (% of GDP) 21.53 31.98 33.26 37.68 39.47
Population (millions) 22.54 23.11 23.69 24.28 24.88

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