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Middle East economic data tables

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Algeria 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 103.2 117.0 135.0 171.0 137.1 161.2 199.4 207.8 212.5 227.8* 238.5 248.5 260.2 267.9 275.9
GDP per capita ($) 3,141 3,509 3,987 4,944 3,886 4,481 5,431 5,542 5,606 5,886* 6,041 6,179 6,362 6,438 6,521
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 5.9 1.7 3.4 2.4 1.6 3.6 2.8 3.3 2.8 3.8* 4.0 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9
Government revenue (% of GDP) 40.8 42.8 39.4 47.0 36.9 36.6 39.9 39.7 35.2 34.4* 32.3 31.7 31.3 31.3 31.4
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 27.1 28.9 33.3 37.9 42.3 37.0 40.3 43.8 36.1 38.9* 36.9 35.2 34.5 34.2 33.8
General government gross debt   27.2 26.9 13.9 8.8 10.8 11.7 9.9 10.0 9.3 9.9* 8.1 7.4 7.2 7.0 6.5
Current account balance (% of GDP) 20.5 24.7 22.7 20.1 0.3 7.5 9.9 5.9 0.4 0.5* -2.9 -3.6 -3.5 -3.5 -3.7
Inflation (%) 1.2 3.8 4.8 4.9 5.8 2.7 5.2 9.0 1.1 4.5* 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Population (millions) 32.9 33.4 33.9 34.6 35.3 36.0 36.7 37.5 37.9 38.7* 39.5 40.2 40.9 41.6 42.3
Unemployment (%) 15.3 12.5 13.8 11.3 10.2 10.0 10.0 11.0 9.8 10.8* 11.3 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.9
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, Updated: February 2015; * = Estimates start from

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Bahrain 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 16.0 18.5 21.7 25.7 22.9 25.7 29.0 30.7 32.8 34.0* 35.1 36.3 37.7 39.2 40.4
GDP per capita ($) 21,739 24,698 28,434 32,983 22,072 23,233 25,728 26,632 27,926* 28,425 28,707 29,148 29,655 30,264 30,559
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 6.8 6.5 8.3 6.2 2.5 4.3 2.1 3.4 5.3 3.9* 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.3
Government revenue (% of GDP) 27.8 26.5 24.9 27.9 20.1 22.7 26.0 26.5 24.3* 26.8 25.8 24.7 23.7 22.8 22.1
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 24.9 24.1 23.4 23.6 25.6 28.5 27.5 29.6 28.6* 31.5 31.5 31.5 31.3 31.5 31.9
General government gross debt   24.2 20.3 16.3 12.6 21.4 29.7 32.5 36.3 43.9* 47.1 51.4 56.5 62.0 68.3 76.1
Current account balance (% of GDP) 9.2 11.8 13.4 8.8 2.4 3.0 11.2 7.2 7.8* 7.0 6.4 5.3 4.2 3.1 2.1
Inflation (%) 2.3 1.1 4.0 5.1 1.6 1.0 0.2 2.6 4* 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6
Population (millions) 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2* 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3
Unemployment (%) n/a n/a 5.6 3.7 4.0 3.6 4.0 3.9 4.3* 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Egypt 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 89.5 107.4 130.3 162.4 188.6 218.8 235.6 262.3 271.4 284.9* 324.3 365.9 408 461.4 528.7
GDP per capita ($) 1,279 1,506 1,788 2,183 2,478 2,812 2,960 3,222 3,243 3337* 3,724 4,120 4,504 4,993 5,609
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 4.5 6.8 7.1 7.2 4.7 5.1 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.2* 3.5 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0
Government revenue (% of GDP) 24.8 28.6 27.7 28.0 27.7 25.1 22.0 22.1 23.0 26.8* 25.7 25.3 24.9 24.4 23.9
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 33.2 37.8 35.3 36.0 34.6 33.4 31.8 32.7 37.1 39* 37.2 37.4 37.1 36.1 35.1
General government gross debt   103.3 90.3 80.2 70.2 73.0 73.2 76.6 78.9 89.2 93.8* 94.5 94.4 94.6 94.3 93.5
Current account balance (% of GDP) 3.3 1.6 2.1 0.5 -2.3 -2 -2.6 -3.9 -2.7 -0.4* -4 -4.5 -4.6 -4.8 '-4.9
Inflation (%) 4.7 7.3 8.6 19.9 9.9 10.6 11.8 7.3 9.8 8.2 15* 12.1 11.8 12.0 12.0
Population (millions) 70.0 71.3 72.9 74.4 76.1 77.8 79.6 81.4 83.7 85.4* 87.1 88.8 90.6 92.4 94.3
Unemployment (%) 11.5 10.9 9.2 8.7 9.4 9.2 10.4 12.4 13.0 13.4* 13.9 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Iran 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 202.9 241.7 307.4 350.6 360.6 419.1 541.1 398.0 367.1 402.7* 417.3 432.1 450.2 470.0 490.9
GDP per capita ($) 2,925 3,429 4,312 4,857 4,927 5,638 7,200 5,237 4,769* 5,165 5,284 5,402 5,557 5,727 5,907
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 3.3 5.7 6.4 1.5 2.3 6.6 3.9 -6.6 -1.9 1.5* 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Government revenue (% of GDP) 27.5 27.5 29.0 25.4 23.6 24.2 19.7 15.0 14.6 13.1* 12.3 11.6 10.9 10.4 9.9
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 24.6 25.4 21.6 24.7 22.6 21.2 19.5 15.3 15.6 15.2* 14.6 14.1 13.7 13.5 13.2
General government gross debt   14.5 13.2 13.1 10.2 11.5 13.5 9.2 11.8 11.3 11.2* 11.1 11.7 12.5 13.6 14.7
Current account balance (% of GDP) 7.6 8.5 10.6 6.5 2.6 6.5 11.0 6.6 7.5 4.2* 1.7 0.6 -0.2 -0.7 -1.0
Inflation (%) 8.1 15.7 22.5 17.7 10.5 19.7 20.5 41.2 19.7 20.0* 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0
Population (millions) 69.4 70.5 71.3 72.2 73.2 74.3 75.2 76.0 77* 78.0 79.0 80.0 81.0 82.1 83.1
Unemployment (%) 12.1 12.1 10.5 10.4 11.9 13.5 12.3 12.2 10.4 11.6* 12.2 12.9 13.2 13.5 13.8
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Iraq 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 50.1 65.1 88.8 131.6 111.7 138.5 185.8 216.0 229.3 232.2* 240.0 260.7 280.0 304.8 336.2
GDP per capita ($) 1,794 2,266 3,003 4,328 3,575 4,374 5,687 6,410 6,594 6,474* 6,491 6,844 7,142 7,555 8,100
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 4.4 10.2 1.4 6.6 5.8 5.5 10.2 10.3 4.2 -2.7* 1.5 7.6 6.7 7.7 9.1
Government revenue (% of GDP) 67.3 61.0 54.0 56.4 46.2 45.4 48.1 47.4 43.2 42.3* 41.3 40.4 39.7 39.7 40.6
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 63.2 50.3 46.1 57.3 58.9 49.6 43.4 43.3 49.1 45.3* 42.0 41.3 40.7 40.8 41.5
General government gross debt   220.4 152.0 116.1 72.6 84.0 51.0 39.1 33.5 31.3 30.7* 29.8 15.3 14.5 14.2 9.9
Current account balance (% of GDP) 3.9 12.9 7.7 12.8 -8.0 3.0 12.0 6.7 -0.8* 3.0 2.4 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.0
Inflation (%) 31.6 64.8 4.7 6.8 -4.4 3.3 6.0 3.6 3.1 8.0* 6.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Population (millions) 27.9 28.8 29.6 30.4 31.2 31.7 32.7 33.7 34.8 35.9* 37.0 38.1 39.2 40.3 41.5
Unemployment (%) na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Jordan 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 12.6 15.1 17.1 22.0 23.8 26.4 28.9 31.0 33.9 36.6* 39.3 42.3 45.4 48.7 52.0
GDP per capita ($) 2,300 2,689 2,990 3,757 3,987 4,326 4,619* 4,843 5,174 5,460 5,745 6,035 6,338 6,640 6,938
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 8.1 8.1 8.2 7.2 5.5 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.5* 4.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Government revenue (% of GDP) 33.3 32.4 32.3 30.1 26.5 24.9 26.4 23.0 24.0 28.3* 27.5 29.0 29.4 30.0 29.8
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 38.8 36.4 37.0 34.4 35.0 30.4 33.2 31.5 35.4 38.6* 33.5 32.3 31.3 31.2 31.3
General government gross debt   84.3 76.3 73.8 60.2 64.8 67.1 70.7 80.2 85.8 90* 91.1 89.2 85.7 82.0 79.0
Current account balance (% of GDP) -18.0 -11.5 -16.8 -9.3 -3.3 -5.3 -12.0 -15.4 -9.8* -10.0 -6.9 -5.8 -5.4 -5 -4.5
Inflation (%) 4.2 7.5 5.1 9.1 2.7 6.1 3.3 6.5 3.3 2.5* 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0
Population (millions) 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.3* 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.8 7.0 7.2 7.3 7.5
Unemployment (%) 14.8 14.1 13.1 12.7 12.9 12.5 12.9 12.2 12.2 12.2* 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Kuwait 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 80.8 101.6 114.7 147.4 106.0 115.4 154.1 174.1 175.8 179.3* 181.0 185.1 192.4 201.2 210.9
GDP per capita ($) 27,015 31,907 33,733 42,827 30,410 32,223 41,853 45,997 45,189 44,850* 44,032 43,819 44,318 45,069 45,977
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 10.1 7.5 6.0 2.5 -7.1 -2.4 10.2 8.3 -0.4 1.4* 1.8 1.8 3.3 3.3 3.3
Government revenue (% of GDP) 71.4 67.3 69.2 60.2 69.0 70.2 73.8 74.7 73.6 73.6* 73.0 73.0 73.2 72.2 70.8
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 28.1 31.9 30.1 40.4 42.2 44.8 39.1 38.7 41.4 44.8* 46.7 48.9 50.3 51.0 51.5
General government gross debt   14.1 10.6 11.8 9.6 11.0 11.3 8.5 6.8 6.2 5.9* 5.7 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.5
Current account balance (% of GDP) 37.2 44.6 36.8 40.9 26.7 32.0 43.6 45.5 40.5 40.8* 38.6 37.7 37.0 34.6 32.1
Inflation (%) 4.1 3.1 5.5 6.3 4.6 4.5 4.9 3.2 2.7 3.0* 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Population (millions) 3.0 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0* 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.6
Unemployment (%) 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1* 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Lebanon 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 21.3 21.8 24.6 28.8 35.1 38.0 40.1 43.0* 45.0 47.5 50.8 54.5 58.0 61.7 65.7
GDP per capita ($) 5,339 5,343 5,937 6,888 8,274 8,756 9,145 9,709* 10,077 10,531 11,159 11,846 12,493 13,166 13,877
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 2.7 1.6 9.4 9.1 10.3 8.0 2.0 2.5* 1.5 1.8 2.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Government revenue (% of GDP) 23.1 25.8 24.5 24.7 24.2 22.2 22.8 22.3 20.9 20.8* 21.8 21.8 21.9 22.1 22.1
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 31.7 36.5 35.6 34.7 32.3 29.7 28.7 31.0 30.1 32* 33.9 33.4 33.1 33.3 33.6
General government gross debt   180.7 185.2 171.0 163.1 145.6 138.4 133.9 134.3 141.0 144.9* 147.4 149.1 151.2 153.3 155.5
Current account balance (% of GDP) -13.7 -7.3 -7.2 -11.1 -12.5 -13.3 -12.8 -12.7* -12.9 -12.7 -12.3 -12 -11.5 -11.1 -10.5
Inflation (%) 0.5 7.2 6.0 6.4 3.4 6.7 5.4 6.3 1.7 4.6* 3.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Population (millions) 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5* 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7
Unemployment (%) na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Libya 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 47.3 55.0 67.7 87.2 63.1 74.8 34.7 81.9 65.5* 49.3 63.0 79.5 92.6 105.5 117.9
GDP per capita ($) 8,461 9,668 11,707 14,844 10,574 12,358 5,840 13,581 10,702* 7,942 9,998 12,417 14,252 16,009 17,622
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 11.9 6.5 6.4 2.7 -0.8 5.0 -62.1 104.5 -13.6* -19.8 15.0 18.3 12.8 11.1 9.4
Government revenue (% of GDP) 60.4 63.0 62.3 68.4 52.9 64.9 39.1 72.3 65.7* 31.3 42.6 46.3 47.0 46.2 45.0
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 29.1 31.2 33.7 40.8 58.2 53.4 55.0 44.5 69.8* 83.4 72.9 61.6 58.2 56.3 54.5
General government gross debt   0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0* 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Current account balance (% of GDP) 36.8 51.1 44.1 42.5 14.9 19.5 9.1 29.1 13.6* -27.1 -20.9 -7.5 -3.2 -1.7 -1.1
Inflation (%) 3.0 7.2 7.6 9.7 0.3 3.3 26.6 -3.7 1.7* 7.5 5.4 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.4
Population (millions) 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.1 5.9 6.0 6.1* 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7
Unemployment (%) na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Morocco 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 59.5 65.6 75.2 88.9 90.9 90.8 99.2 95.9 103.8 112.6* 121.9 131.8 141.8 152.8 164.5
GDP per capita ($) 1,973 2,152 2,439 2,851 2,885 2,850 3,082 2,949 3,160 3,392* 3,638 3,896 4,154 4,432 4,729
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 3.0 7.8 2.7 5.6 4.8 3.6 5.0 2.7 4.4 3.5* 4.7 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.4
Government revenue (% of GDP) 26.3 27.4 29.9 32.5 29.3 27.5 27.8 28.7 28.3 27.9* 28.1 28.2 28.2 27.9 28.0
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 32.5 29.4 30.1 31.8 31.1 31.9 34.5 36.1 33.8 32.9* 32.4 31.7 31.2 30.8 30.5
General government gross debt   64.6 59.4 54.6 48.2 48.0 51.3 54.4 60.4 64.6 66* 66.2 65.5 64.4 63.3 61.8
Current account balance (% of GDP) 1.8 2.2 -0.1 -5.2 -5.4 -4.1 -8 -9.7 -7.6 -6.8* -5.8 -5.1 -4.4 -4.4 -3.9
Inflation (%) 2.1 3.3 2.0 4.2 -1.6 2.2 0.9 2.6 0.4 2.2* 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Population (millions) 30.2 30.5 30.8 31.2 31.5 31.9 32.2 32.5 32.9 33.2* 33.5 33.8 34.2 34.5 34.8
Unemployment (%) 11.1 9.7 9.8 9.6 9.1 9.1 8.9 9.0 9.2 9.1* 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.6
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Oman 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 30.2 36.1 40.8 59.3 46.7 56.8 67.7 75.4 77.1 80.5* 81.6 83.3 85.8 89.0 92.7
GDP per capita ($) 11,525 13,536 14,953 21,272 16,204 19,698 22,623 22,923 21,456 21,688* 21,272 21,061 21,040 21,141 21,352
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 2.5 5.4 4.5 8.2 6.1 4.8 4.1 5.8 4.8 3.4* 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.4
Government revenue (% of GDP) 49.2 49.8 48.8 47.4 39.3 40.6 48.9 49.4 51.7* 49.8 48.6 48.1 47.2 45.0 44.1
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 36.0 35.4 36.4 30.1 39.6 35.0 39.5 44.8 43.6* 46.8 48.4 50.0 51.1 51.9 52.7
General government gross debt   9.9 8.9 7.1 4.8 6.9 5.7 5.6 6.2 7.3* 8.1 9.0 9.7 10.2 10.7 11.0
Current account balance (% of GDP) 17.2 15.7 6.0 8.5 -1.3 10.3 15.8 13.3 11.9* 9.9 5.6 2.8 -0.2 -2.3 -2.8
Inflation (%) 1.9 4.3 8.3 11.8 0.9 4.2 3.3 2.9 0.3 2.8* 2.8 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.7
Population (millions) 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.7* 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3
Unemployment (%) na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Qatar 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 44.5 60.9 79.7 115.3 97.8 125.1 169.8 189.9 202.5 212.0* 227.1 244.3 261.7 279.2 297.9
GDP per capita ($) 54,229 62,921 69,167 74,189 59,936 76,413 99,432 103,418 98,986 94,744* 93,536 93,167 95,521 99,876 105,511
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 7.5 26.2 18.0 17.7 12.0 16.7 13.0 6.1 6.5 6.5* 7.7 7.8 6.6 5.7 5.3
Government revenue (% of GDP) 37.1 36.0 36.6 35.0 44.5 31.5 35.0 40.5 46.5 42.9* 39.6 36.2 33.7 31.4 29.7
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 28.7 28.1 26.7 24.8 32.2 29.0 28.5 30.9 31.1 31.5* 30.6 29.6 28.5 27.6 26.8
General government gross debt   17.6 12.5 8.0 10.3 33.6 29.3 32.7 35.8 34.3 25.5* 24.8 24.4 21.4 17.6 13.9
Current account balance (% of GDP) 16.8 15.5 14.4 23.1 6.5 19.1 30.6 32.7 30.9 27.1* 23.2 18.1 14.6 11.6 9.6
Inflation (%) 8.9 11.8 13.6 15.2 -4.9 0.4 2.1 2.6 2.5 3.4* 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3
Population (millions) 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.2* 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8
Unemployment (%) na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Saudi Arabia 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 328.2 376.4 415.7 519.8 429.1 526.8 669.5 734.0 748.5 777.9* 805.2 839.8 876.6 917.9 962.2
GDP per capita ($) 14,068 15,604 16,667 20,157 16,095 19,113 23,594* 25,139 24,953 25,401 25,778 26,357 26,975 27,692 28,459
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 7.3 5.6 6.0 8.4 1.8 7.4 8.6 5.8 4.0 4.6* 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Government revenue (% of GDP) 51.8 53.7 46.6 60.5 36.0 41.6 47.5 50.3 46.5 45.3* 43.2 41.4 39.7 38.0 36.4
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 30.5 29.3 31.6 29.0 40.1 36.4 35.5 35.5 37.8 40.0* 41.6 41.1 41.0 41.5 40.0
General government gross debt   37.3 25.8 17.1 12.1 14.0 8.4 5.4 3.6 2.7 2.6* 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1
Current account balance (% of GDP) 27.4 26.3 22.5 25.5 4.9 12.7 23.7 22.4 17.7* 15.1 12.4 10.9 9.5 8.0 7.8
Inflation (%) 1.1 2.8 6.0 9.5 4.0 5.8 3.6 3.6 3.0 3.2* 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4
Population (millions) 23.3 24.1 24.9 25.8 26.7 27.6 28.4* 29.2 30.0 30.6 31.2 31.9 32.5 33.1 33.8
Unemployment (%) 6.1 6.3 5.6 5.2 5.4 5.5 5.8 5.4 5.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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Sudan 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015f 2016f 2017f 2018f 2019f
Nominal GDP ($bn) 26.5 35.8 45.9 54.5 53.1 65.6 67.3* 63.2 66.7 70.0 64.5 65.7 69.2 73.5 78.7
GDP per capita ($) 751 989 1235.2* 1,430 1,359 1,635 2,061 1,885 1,941 1,985 1,782 1,769 1,816 1,881 1,963
Real GDP growth (annual change, %) 0.4 8.9 8.5 3.0 4.7 3.0 -1.2* -2.7 3.3 3.0 3.7 4.6 5.1 5.2 5.4
Government revenue (% of GDP) 23.7 22.4 21.9 24.0 15.5 19.3 18.0 9.8* 9.9 11.4 12.0 12.4 12.5 12.7 12.8
Government total expenditure (% of GDP) 26.2 23.8 25.4 23.5 20.6 19.0 17.8 13.5* 12.1 12.4 13.3 13.2 13.0 13.0 12.7
General government gross debt   94.9 75.0 70.7 68.8 72.1 73.1 70.5 94.3* 90.3 90.8 87.6 85.0 81.7 78.3 74.9
Current account balance (% of GDP) -10 -8.8 -6 -1.6 -9.6 -2.1 -0.4* -9.2 -8.6 -6.3 -6.3 -6.2 -5.5 -5.3 -4.5
Inflation (%) 5.5 15.9 8.8 14.9 15.5 15.4 18.9* 44.4 41.9 28.7 12.4 8.6 6.5 5.7 5.3
Population (millions) 35.3 36.2 37.2* 38.1 39.1 40.1 32.7 33.5 34.4 35.3 36.2 37.1 38.1 39.1 40.1
Unemployment (%) 17.0 17.5 16.8 16.0 14.9 13.7 12* 14.8 14.8 13.6 13.3 13.0 12.6 12.3 11.9
Source: International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, February 2015; * = Estimates start from
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