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Central African Republic

CABRI member since: 2010
Region: Central Africa
Currency: CFA Franc (XAF)
Population: 4.9 million
Capital: Bangui
Ministry website: Ministry of Finance Website
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD, ECCAS
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2005 XAF[billions]) 562.97 568.83 596.13 623.14 650.12
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 750.23 841.94 936.72 1,041.14 1,125.01
GDP growth (%) -36.7 1.04 4.8 4.53 4.33
GDP per capita (constant 2005 XAF) 122,095.1 120,991.91 124,360.44 127,494.94 130,455.27
GDP per capita (current XAF) 162,707.69 179,084.36 195,412.98 213,018.24 225,750.71
Inflation (CPI) (%) 6.55 11.6 4.5 4.6 4.1
General government revenue (% of GDP) 8.39 15.71 14.32 14.13 13.69
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 14.92 20.02 14.95 12.57 14.83
Budget balance (% of GDP) -6.54 -4.31 -0.63 1.56 -1.14
Primary balance (% of GDP) -5.88 -3.65 -0.05 2.12 -0.8
General government debt (% of GDP) 38.53 69.16 64 55.98 52.86

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