Economy in Central African Republic

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Economy in Central African Republic


The continent: Africa
  
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GDP in Central African Republic


GDP, PPP

3 032 058 545 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 194 (12,37%); 48 in Africa from 52 (9,62%)
27,65 % (5,53 % annual) ↗
min: 1 742 105 067; max: 4 326 803 265; max-min: 2 584 698 198 (59,74%); mid: 3 034 454 166;
-2 395 621 (-0,079%)

GDP

1 583 776 760 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 177 in the world of 199 (11,56%); 48 in Africa from 53 (11,32%)
25,40 % (5,08 % annual) ↗
min: 112 155 599; max: 2 212 699 747; max-min: 2 100 544 148 (94,93%); mid: 1 162 427 673;
421 349 087 (26,60%)

GDP per capita, PPP

618,75 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 194 in the world of 194 (0,515%); 52 in Africa from 52 (1,92%)
40,72 % (8,14 % annual) ↗
min: 563,94; max: 936,64; max-min: 372,69 (39,79%); mid: 750,29;
-131,54 (-21,26%)

Reserves in Central African Republic


Total reserves

213 795 588 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 184 (7,07%); 46 in Africa from 52 (13,46%)
15,26 % (3,05 % annual) ↘
min: 210 642; max: 259 571 704; max-min: 259 361 062 (99,92%); mid: 129 891 173;
83 904 415 (39,25%)

Total reserves

32,30 % of total external debt[?] (2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 117 (37,61%); 29 in Africa from 47 (40,43%)
8,83 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 0,741; max: 40,45; max-min: 39,70 (98,17%); mid: 20,59;
11,71 (36,25%)

Total reserves minus gold

213 795 588 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 184 (7,61%); 46 in Africa from 52 (13,46%)
15,26 % (3,05 % annual) ↘
min: 210 642; max: 259 571 704; max-min: 259 361 062 (99,92%); mid: 129 891 173;
83 904 415 (39,25%)

Gross savings

15,09 % of GDP[?] (1994)
(1995) (descending): 90 in the world of 146 (39,04%); 17 in Africa from 41 (60,98%)
27,91 % (5,58 % annual) ↘
min: 0,971; max: 15,09; max-min: 14,12 (93,57%); mid: 8,03;
7,06 (46,78%)

GDP - composition in Central African Republic


Household consumption

108,30 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 198 (98,48%); 2 in Africa from 54 (98,15%)

Government consumption

9,10 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 182 in the world of 197 (8,12%); 48 in Africa from 54 (12,96%)

Investment in fixed capital

10,40 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 186 in the world of 194 (4,64%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)

exports of goods and services

12,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 179 in the world of 196 (9,18%); 45 in Africa from 54 (18,52%)

imports of goods and services

-40,50 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 195 (54,36%); 26 in Africa from 53 (52,83%)

GDP - composition by sector of origin in Central African Republic


agriculture

58 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 219 (98,63%); 3 in Africa from 53 (96,23%)

industry

11,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 198 in the world of 221 (10,86%); 50 in Africa from 53 (7,55%)

services

30,30 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 216 in the world of 223 (3,59%); 50 in Africa from 54 (9,26%)

GDP growth in Central African Republic


GDP growth rate

4,80 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 45 in the world of 193 (77,20%); 17 in Africa from 52 (69,23%)
36,53 % (7,31 % annual) ↘
min: -36,70; max: 9,48; max-min: 46,18 (487,06%); mid: -13,61;
18,41 (383,53%)

GDP per capita growth

2,75 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 193 (65,80%); 16 in Africa from 52 (71,15%)
59,55 % (11,91 % annual) ↘
min: -37,93; max: 6,37; max-min: 44,29 (695,57%); mid: -15,78;
18,53 (674,25%)

Costs in Central African Republic


Expense

9,41 % of GDP[?] (2012)
(2010) (ascending): 45 in the world of 151 (70,86%); 19 in Africa from 38 (52,63%)
6,29 % (1,26 % annual) ↗
min: 9,41; max: 17,61; max-min: 8,20 (46,58%); mid: 13,51;
-4,10 (-43,59%)

Final consumption expenditure, etc.

108,04 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 164 in the world of 177 (7,91%); 43 in Africa from 49 (14,29%)
7,04 % (1,41 % annual) ↘
min: 87,02; max: 114,33; max-min: 27,31 (23,89%); mid: 100,68;
7,37 (6,82%)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows

0,0001304 % of GDP[?] (2002)
(2000) (ascending): 31 in the world of 161 (81,37%); 14 in Africa from 43 (69,77%)
97 865 % (19 573 % annual) ↗
min: -0,219; max: 0,846; max-min: 1,07 (125,90%); mid: 0,314;
-0,313 (-240 480%)

Government expenditure on education, total

1,23 % of GDP[?] (2011)
(ascending): 6 in the world of 147 (96,60%); 5 in Africa from 39 (89,74%)
1,96 % (0,392 % annual) ↘
min: 1,20; max: 3,17; max-min: 1,97 (62,01%); mid: 2,19;
-0,959 (-78,05%)

Military expenditure

2,60 % of GDP[?] (2010)
(ascending): 150 in the world of 155 (3,87%); 46 in Africa from 48 (6,25%)

Health expenditure

4,20 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 36 in the world of 190 (81,58%); 15 in Africa from 53 (73,58%)
7,21 % (1,44 % annual) ↘
min: 3,58; max: 4,49; max-min: 0,915 (20,38%); mid: 4,03;
0,166 (3,94%)

Income in Central African Republic


Tax revenue

9,39 % of GDP[?] (2012)
(descending): 107 in the world of 142 (25,35%); 25 in Africa from 35 (31,43%)
3,52 % (0,704 % annual) ↘
min: 6,21; max: 9,39; max-min: 3,18 (33,86%); mid: 7,80;
1,59 (16,93%)

Trade

47,19 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 160 in the world of 187 (14,97%); 43 in Africa from 51 (17,65%)
18,80 % (3,76 % annual) ↘
min: 33,21; max: 73,94; max-min: 40,73 (55,09%); mid: 53,58;
-6,39 (-13,53%)

Trade in services

17,27 % of GDP[?] (1994)
(1995) (descending): 62 in the world of 159 (61,64%); 22 in Africa from 47 (55,32%)
4,48 % (0,896 % annual) ↘
min: 13,59; max: 24,61; max-min: 11,02 (44,79%); mid: 19,10;
-1,83 (-10,61%)

Merchandise trade

27,62 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 178 in the world of 188 (5,85%); 48 in Africa from 51 (7,84%)
19,79 % (3,96 % annual) ↘
min: 15,83; max: 44,69; max-min: 28,87 (64,59%); mid: 30,26;
-2,64 (-9,56%)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows

0,189 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 174 in the world of 188 (7,98%); 49 in Africa from 52 (7,69%)
1 535 % (307,07 % annual) ↗
min: -0,780; max: 5,90; max-min: 6,68 (113,23%); mid: 2,56;
-2,37 (-1 251%)

Natural resources rents

10,54 % of GDP[?] (2012)
(descending): 31 in the world of 177 (83,05%); 19 in Africa from 52 (65,38%)
18,69 % (3,74 % annual) ↘
min: 5,43; max: 13,51; max-min: 8,09 (59,83%); mid: 9,47;
1,07 (10,13%)