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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
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2000 XAF[billions]) 12,892.75 13,651.37 14,422.87 15,093.31 15,628.99
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 15,981.28 17,276.47 18,285.38 19,344.84 20,328.36
GDP growth (%) 5.4 5.88 5.65 4.65 3.55
GDP per capita (constant 2000 XAF) 586,192.14 605,545.4 624,163.49 637,246.46 643,768.67
GDP per capita (current XAF) 726,617.79 766,347.22 791,317.5 816,747.79 837,339.18
Inflation (CPI) (%) 2.05 1.85 2.7 0.87 0.64
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.32 16.61 16.48 14.82 14.95
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 20.02 20.78 20.9 20.91 19.83
Budget balance (% of GDP) -3.71 -4.17 -4.42 -6.09 -4.87
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.34 -3.77 -4.04 -5.34 -4.02
General government debt (% of GDP) 18.21 21.53 31.98 32.52 36.93

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